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Browse through an assortment of blog posts by our very own experts and specialists. Our team has spent many years of delivering sales training and management development to a multitude of brands and partners. Here is where they impart their experience and knowledge they gained. Improve your understanding of the inner workings of your industry and how to apply this knowledge in your company’s day to day operations.

Jeremy Blake on December 13, 2018

Imagine you are sitting in the South of France, you’ve just enjoyed a Prix Fixee lunch. As the sun shifts in the sky and the...

Bob Morrell on December 6, 2018

Executive Coaching is the fastest growing part of our business. One-to-one, confidential sessions focusing on asking the right questions to help each person find the...

Jeremy Blake on November 16, 2018

With thanks to Daniel Pink* for recommending this Ted...

Jeremy Blake on November 16, 2018

Inside: The guaranteed to please - company Christmas present to add to your secret santa....

Bob Morrell on November 16, 2018

The one thing that amazes you when you start working in a new industry, is the number of awards events that take...

Jeremy Blake on October 1, 2018

 This is a cracking Ted Talk from Lera Boroditsky that she gave at Ted Women last year.

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Bob Morrell on October 1, 2018

One of the downsides of being a public company is that the public have access to everything....

Jeremy Blake on October 1, 2018

Planning. Making a Plan. Fail to Plan and You Plan to Fail. We have all heard about the importance of planning and many of you...

Bob Morrell on September 3, 2018

If you’ve never spent a day at an auction, you should. It’s a lesson in the art of...

Jeremy Blake on September 3, 2018

More magazines are sold in September than any other month of the year. After the summer people look to the future and want to...

Bob Morrell on September 3, 2018

So I watched the web like a hawk for some months, looking for a fridge freezer – right make,...

Jeremy Blake on August 31, 2018

Do you know if you make a noise when you are considering a proposition?

What if you were told the price of something you were looking to buy?

Would you make a noise then?

If...

Bob Morrell on July 26, 2018

On a recent trip to Sweden I used planes, trains, buses, trams and ferries. Let me give you a...

Jeremy Blake on July 17, 2018

Machine Learning, Computer Vision, AI and so on goes the voiceover introduction of the Amazon Go Video, click...

Jeremy Blake on July 16, 2018

In 1993 I was working as a waitress in a cocktail bar, that much is true....... Alright, a waiter, in Café Boheme in Soho where I had moved from behind the bar making cocktails. I had...

Jeremy Blake on June 28, 2018

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Bob Morrell on June 28, 2018

As Debenhams issues another profit warning, hot on the heels of House of Fraser announcing...

Bob Morrell on June 11, 2018

Yet another retailer is going to the wall with over 5000 jobs lost! This is another tragedy where retailers are putting concept over capability. The idea of a pound shop should be so simple; fill...

Bob Morrell on June 7, 2018

So House of Fraser is to close some stores in order to stay afloat. This is very sad news coming as it does after so many other retail brands who have suffered at the hands of changing habits....