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A Tough Job, But Someone’s Got To Do It

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Communication, Development, Miscellaneous, Networking | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

  John F Renz – Director, Executive Action Managing professional service businesses well is indeed a very tough job – and often assumptions about particular types of firm are way off the mark. Professional services have gone through major change, and will continue to do so, whether driven by regulatory, legal or entirely market-driven events. […]

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Executive performance

Posted: December 1st, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Communication, Development | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

At this point in the year, organisations are either at year-end or preparing for it, and this  inevitably means reaching a view of individual  performance as well as assessing whether objectives have been achieved at an organisational level.  This can often mean one of two things: a superficial assessment, only really focused on organisational objectives, or […]

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From Dowry to Peerage in three generations…

Posted: February 27th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Communication, Events, Networking | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Innovatus dinner – 30th January 2014 Speaker: Baroness Henig “Innovatus – One of the most important women’s networks” ­ Baroness Henig Historian and politician Baroness Ruth Henig was guest speaker at the latest Innovatus networking event at the Institute of Directors. Her theme ‘women and equality – so near and yet so far’ highlighted the […]

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Innovatus: ‘Driven or Hounded?’ by Dr Elizabeth Reddish

Posted: December 20th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Communication, Development, Events, Networking | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Innovatus Third Event – 20th November 2013 ‘Driven or Hounded?’ by Dr Elizabeth Reddish In the intimate setting of The Bleeding Heart’s wine cellar dining room in Farringdon on a filthy November evening, the third meeting of the Innovatus networking group took place. Eminent psychotherapist and Executive Action consultant Elizabeth Reddish talked about our relationship […]

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