Business Development

The Art of Business Development Workshop

Published: 16th March, 2020

Do you want you and your people to be the driving force behind the success of your business? Split into two acts, The Art of Business Development Workshop (from YourBigPic) transports attendees into the role of Business Owner, Employee and Change Practitioner, working within the context of your own business, or if you prefer, our […]

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Shining a Light on Employee Blind Spots

Published: 8th March, 2020

Why Should we Care about Employee Blindspots? The hierachial order of an organisation creates silos and pockets neither of which create an environement where the individual can naturally grow to create the most value for the organisation in which they work. This is less than good for so many reasons. For the individual they are […]

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Connecting People Development with the Business

Published: 23rd February, 2020

Many Moving Parts This is a area of difficulty that I see a lot of organisations wrestling with. On one hand the your people who are the driving force of your organisation. The heart pumping blood around the demanding organs of the business. We say that people buy from people, that business is all about […]

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Turning Challenges into Action Plans

Published: 7th February, 2020

Negative to Positive When we talk of measured and lasting business outcomes each inidividual word is chosen carefully to bring something forward into the mix. When a Challenge presents itself we’re looking for a pathway in the form of a pattern, a way of thinking, to navigate our way through. From negative to positive, downbeat […]

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Agile Working for Business Outcomes- an Engagement Wrapper

Published: 27th January, 2020

The ‘Daily  Reach’ of the Product Owner I took a risk and the result the most satisfying webinar of the series so far and long may it continue! The reason being is the idea we discusssed was original and based on the observations of myself and my co-host Craig Jones-Stanley. In addition the growing interest […]

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Processes to marry the Customer to Team Development

Published: 12th January, 2020

Processes to Define the Role of Customer and Team Following on from our ninth Webinar, “Building Your Team Around The Customer“, Richard Copley, a connection and collaborator of mine, came to me with a story which was connected and developed the theme in a way I wanted to share. In this, our first jointly facilitated […]

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Aligning Purpose, Value and the Customer

Published: 23rd November, 2019
Customer alignment

A Fundamental in Business A fundamental issue that we’re asked to deal with, regarding the development of the people and businesses of our clients, is aligning the purpose of the organisation, (placed at the top of the Big Picture board), with the value that they provide to the customer, (whom are always placed at the […]

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Building Your Team Around the Customer

Published: 5th November, 2019

The Customer at the heart of what you do It’s a great aspiration of businesses to say they are but actually what is being done at a practical level to make it so. I know how complex organisations can be with all their relationship challenges and I also know that good things don’t happen by […]

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Sharing Best Practises Across The Business

Published: 24th September, 2019

Ditching the Tick-box Exercise So a little definition here Best Practice being the ‘commercial or professional procedures that are accepted or prescribed as being correct or most effective‘ and so sometimes linking to compliance activities. I realised during the webinar you can watch below that Best Practice in the way I demonstrate how good ideas, […]

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Making Change Stick

Published: 19th August, 2019

Ideas are cheap- Execution is everything Making change stick for measured and lasting business change- each and every one of those words are chosen really carefully. It’s all about how to make your business more successful, and I’m going to share some experience with you around change.  The ‘stick’ word is all about how you […]

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