‘The Change Catalyst’ newsletter is published every few months – providing relevant insight and sparking thought-provoking discussion on a host of topical issues on matters relating to strategic change.

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

By |January 31st, 2023|

EQ trumps ego every time. Ego-driven leaders ultimately fail - for the simple reason that they put themselves first and everybody else a distant second. They also leave carnage in their wake, often quite [...]

Yoga for change

By |March 7th, 2021|

An updated version of the article published in Om Yoga December 2020. If you wish to improve your ability to cope with and embrace change, it’s pretty hard to find a better solution than [...]

Embracing Change: The Online Series

By |March 30th, 2020|

Equip your people with the tools they need to embrace change. Right now. Online. Your people are living in times of unprecedented uncertainty and heightened anxiety. We all are. They are being asked to cope [...]

Leading in a post-Brexit VUCA world

By |December 16th, 2019|

After three years of political sclerosis and six straight months of continuous and unedifying electioneering, one significant piece of clarity finally emerged from last week’s UK General Election – Britain is definitely leaving the European [...]

Future-proof your culture

By |November 1st, 2019|

The need for culture change is not an admission that your culture is broken or that the way your business has been operating has been wrong. It is simply an acknowledgement that success in the [...]

Strategy on a Page

By |July 5th, 2019|

I am very excited to share with you a priceless new strategy tool – something I have been searching for decades. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” Leonard Da Vinci. Too often, strategy is over-complicated. And I [...]

The Power of Purpose

By |April 9th, 2019|

April 2019. A clear and genuine Purpose is critical for your organisation's future success. A company without one will struggle to achieve its potential. It will also struggle to attract and retain talent and clients [...]

Lessons in Leadership from Brexit

By |March 15th, 2019|

15 March 2019. The UK’s Brexit debacle may be excruciating to watch but it is providing us with some invaluable lessons in leadership. So many lessons, in fact, that it is difficult to know [...]

Insights on Leading Change from 2018

By |January 4th, 2019|

4 Jan 2019. After reflecting upon all of the fascinating conversations and interactions I have been fortunate enough to experience during speeches, workshops, mentoring and consulting engagements during 2018, I would like to share a few [...]

Lies, Damn Lies & Brexit

By |July 9th, 2018|

July 9, 2018. Our departure from the European Union needs to be done on the basis of facts, rather than the dangerous untruths that we have been peddled for the last two years, argues [...]

Is your culture ready for change?

By |October 15th, 2017|

It is impossible to transform an organisation without a culture that is ready for change. To thrive in today’s fast-changing world, leaders need to be able to take their organisations in new directions swiftly and [...]

How to…lead change in your business

By |June 23rd, 2017|

As published in the IOD's Director magazine - June 2017 Edition. The vast majority of change initiatives fail, as do a similar proportion of strategies, mergers and acquisitions suffer the same fate. How can you [...]

London to leave the UK

By |March 20th, 2017|

  London June 28, 2016. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today declared that London will be separating from the nation previously known as the United Kingdom. “The only way to take back control of [...]

Author of

2018 Business Book of the Year
Wiley 2017

Author of

Embracing personal change
Kogan Page 2020

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Thriving in the second half

Hachette 2021/2022

Author of

Thriving in the second half of your life
August 2021

Author of

2018 Business Book of the Year
2018 Leadership Book of the Year

Author of

Embracing personal change
Finalist 2021 Business Book Awards
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