20 Nov 2018
Are You Complete

Today’s post has been written by John Ravenscroft of Puma Energy. We want to thank John for his insightful contribution and trust you will find it valuable. Have you finished learning? If you wish to grow, or improve, then how? I’m going to talk today about something that I…

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29 Oct 2018

Author – Jamie Chisholm, Business Development Director, Mitchell Phoenix With the completion of day 5, the Foundations of Management programme is now finished. Having had a month to reflect on the experience, in one word it’s left me with – ‘clarity’, by providing clear and practical frameworks to work…

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27 Sep 2018

If you are reading this as one of our past delegates, then you are a key part of the Mitchell Phoenix Alumni, regardless of whether your participation was this year, last year, 5, 10 or 20 years ago! This is a unique and diverse community with so much to…

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29 Aug 2018
Foundations of Management

Having recently joined Mitchell Phoenix, I enrolled onto the Foundations of Management programme to achieve a deeper understanding of the way it works, the content and observe Kevin’s delivery style along with the delegate response and interaction. Beyond that, how much more would I actually learn about the fine…

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30 Jul 2018
Geraint Thomas

Geraint Thomas, a Welshman, has won the 115th edition of the Tour de France. He was the strongest rider of the strongest team, compliant with the rules, tested every day (sometimes twice a day) for illegal drug usage and managed it all as one of the most popular riders…

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21 Feb 2018
Loyalty - A Sense of Belonging

What do you think about loyalty and how would you describe its essence and therefore value? I am asked, quite regularly, what I think about loyalty and what would I do to engender it within an organisation and find myself uncharacteristically without an opinion that I can commit to….

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19 Dec 2017

Principles of Operation are one of the most useful tools the leadership of an organisation can deploy. These principles guide decision making and uphold the cultural values of the business and, in so doing, protect and integrity of the products and services. There are rarely more than a handful…

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26 Oct 2017

I was asked recently if I had some material on what qualities a CEO should possess, I said that I did and I thought that I would share it more widely with you. We have done a good deal of work in this area and developed a generic Leadership…

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26 Jul 2017

“Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz? My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends”. – Janis Joplin, Michael McClure and Bob Neuwirth Let’s talk content. I wonder how many hours of your life you have used up sitting through a PowerPoint presentation? Let’s speculate that most…

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29 Jun 2017

Hands up those of you who have someone in your team with a BIG personality. OK, that’s most of you. For most of the time these people are great to have around, they bring dynamism, fun, character and drive into the business. These big personalities also bring other influences,…

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