Quote of the day

"“Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”"

-John Wooden, Basketball Coach

Member of the NECC

May 2017


A Learning Environment

I am a huge believer in the power of education and learning as a way of helping each of us to be the best that we can be and during a recent conversation with a colleague we were discussing why it should be that some people do not appear to be the least bit interested in being better today than they were yesterday.

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Leading Indicators

A leading indicator is a predictor of what is likely to happen. So often in business we focus on lagging indicators; what has happened rather than leading indicators, what will happen. Management accounts for example are lagging indicators, as are last week’s sales figures or todays scores. They are important to know but you can’t do anything to change them.

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A Leaders Challenge

Almost every weekend millions of people voluntarily give of their own time to participate in team sports. Whatever the season, whatever the sport, whatever the level literally millions of us will indulge in often strenuous activity in the name of what we call enjoyment.

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