I can always tell when you’re having a particular problem out there. One person or two, in a meeting somewhere, will ask me a certain question. Then, in a matter of days, in a classroom in a completely
“Good ideas are a dime a dozen…” My friend and mentor James used to tell me. “You just have to let them in!” he would end with a flourish and rush off to implement his next good idea.
Designing and delivering a training programme excites me. I love the challenge of ensuring that what you learn in my training room, shows up in your workplace. And I absolutely love it when my training leads
“Why is it that people are treating having a business mentor as just the latest flavor in business and professional development?” Poor me…one more time…I could not keep my big mouth shut, so I had to ask that
Defaulting on your business debt is the one thing that can make you feel like a loser. And in the worst way. I know this first hand. One of the businesses I started was going to be the
Have you ever struggled to differentiate your services? I know I have. And I bet as small business service providers, we all have. When I started ITDS some 20 years ago, the thing uppermost in my mind was:
The exit interview…you have heard of it, haven’t you? You haven’t? lucky you! But it is that interview that businesses, mostly big and some small, usually want to conduct after your employee resigns from your “fabulous” job.
It is an undeniable fact that people do business with people they know, like and trust. Have you ever wondered, if you could only choose 1 of the 3, which would it be? Well, I have. And
“You need to grow this business and grow it fast!” So declared one business partner to the other. Did I mention to you that business fascinates me, especially small business? Not so much the type of businesses or the sectors
“ Change management is hard, Lorna! And you know that too!” declared one of my clients, waiting expectantly for me to agree… “I agree with you, entirely! So why not kiss change management goodbye and embrace business readiness?”