Red Adair's famous quote, "If you think hiring a professional is expensive, wait until you hire an amateur," remains more relevant than ever in today's business environment. Basing decisions predominantly on costs can be tempting, but the truth is, as Red so famously put it, it can end up costing you a lot more in
Sustainability & ESG - The Big Topic Businesses of all sizes are increasingly focused on sustainability and environmental responsibility. This is evident in the rise of searches for terms such as "net zero emissions," "ESG investing," and "sustainable supply chain management." However, there are still a number of difficulties that businesses and leaders face in
Are Management Consultancies and Interim Recruitment Companies Really the Best Way to Deliver Project Results?
Businesses often face many challenges in delivering projects. These can include a lack of internal dedicated resource or relevant experience within the organisation, the need for assistance on how best to plan and execute a successful outcome, a failing project that needs to be brought back on track, the need for a "fresh pair of
I was interested in looking into the latest trends being researched by companies in 2023, so I hopped onto Google Trends to find out what they are and see if there were any surprises. As it happens there was and it was actually the biggest one, Remote Working. I have to be honest and say
In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, successfully delivering change and projects is crucial for organisational growth. This article highlights the undeniable benefits of seeking external assistance to drive change and project success. Supported by compelling evidence, it emphasises how external expertise brings fresh perspectives, specialised skills, and resources, leading to increased efficiency and cost savings.
Here is my latest blog on getting value from Management Consultancies and why it rarely happens. Click here: Value Blog
I was recently reminded of a song by the late great Bing Crosby. Busy Doing Nothing "We're busy doin' nothin' Workin' the whole day through Tryin' to find lots of things not to do We're busy goin' nowhere Isn't it just a crime We'd like to be unhappy, but We never do have the time"
Below are two interviews with our Founder & CEO, John McLaughlin, discussing his new book release, 'The Fastest Way To The Top.....And How To Stay There', and what led him to create Transition Management as a sector. The first is a short 7-minute video conducted by the CEO of Naked Leader, David Taylor, where
The long-awaited book from our founder John McLaughlin has been released on Amazon. Available in book print and kindle, it is being hailed as a must-read for professionals and those with aspirations to get to the top of their profession. ______________ What does it take to become the very best in your industry?What do