United we Stand

The terrorist attacks that happened in Manchester and London have seen both the worst and best of human behaviour as individuals have sought to break a people in their so called ‘religious cause,’ so we have seen a coming together of so much good as the crisis unfolded and then as the victims emerged. While […]

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Smartphones and Organisational Change

Ever since Apple launched their first smartphone, I’ve always used an iPhone.  Over the years my home and office have becomes adorned with Apple products – computers, tablets, tv.  Everything ‘just worked’ and I was happy with the closed eco system.  That was until last month when I decided I needed a phone with a […]

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Of journeys, destinations and serendipity

  “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” So wrote Lewis Carroll in Alice in Wonderland, showing his great ability to express profound truths with a few well-chosen words. On any journey, if you just drive any road you come across, you’ll get somewhere – but will you know […]

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Business strategy – this one’s a winner

Well, this past week has been a bit of a whirlwind for me. However, through all the different things that I have had going on, one simple statement made by our car salesman; Jamie, has stuck in my head; “It doesn’t matter what car we sell, we all get the same commission.” I believe that […]

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Emenex Weekly News 8th October

Each week we bring you our views on the latest published news and research on the topics of Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, together with some thoughts on their practical application. The Role of Senior Management in Employee Engagement Following on on from last week’s featured research, we have looked deeper and highlighted the role senior […]

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Talent Development, Why England Rugby Got Kicked Into Touch

England are out of the rugby World Cup. The right players, the right tactics, the right manager – all are under intense scrutiny right now.  However, one aspect has yet to come under the same spotlight – the talent the manager (whoever they are) has available.  This has nothing to do with whether the England […]

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6 Leadership Lessons From Inside Wellington’s Waterloo

After 200 years, there’s still much to be learnt about the Battle of Waterloo and how leadership principles still apply today. A lot has already been written about Napoleon and Wellington and their leadership qualities, but what about the exploits of some of the unsung heroes and lesser known facets that turned the battle? Both […]

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