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Preparing for a Tender

20.10.2017
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Gareth Bryon Consultancy was approached in September 2017 to assist a small business in preparing for a crucial business tender. The company works in the insurance sector providing claims investigation services to a large UK leader in motor insurance provision. Helping take the company through the tender process was an interesting and rewarding experience and here are some of the lessons this company has learned which will be of value to other businesses thinking about responding to tenders.

Pre Qualification Questions.  Often PQQ’s will be extensive – as they were in this case,  and the lead in time […]

SME Leadership in the Digital Age

7.08.2017
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In my collaborations with others companies during the past year it has become apparent that the the world of digital technology is expanding faster than many managers and leaders in organisations can keep up.

Strategic leaders in small and medium size enterprises can take a leaf out of big business when it comes to harnessing the power of digital in the workplace.

We know that the brave new world of artificial Intelligence, macro analytics, automation and the like are driving organisations to rethink their business models, business process improvements and customer service interfaces.

Much of this – harnessing the computational […]

A Meaning Centred Approach to Leadership.

22.05.2017
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In my leadership mentoring and executive coaching practice I almost always default to the GROW model when working with clients. This has served them all well as it builds a self reflective attitude to understanding their (the coachee’s) issues and problems and helps them set achievable goals and objectives in order to change a problem they are encountering.

Great we might say….I completely get this….the self reflective leader has the insight to look at them selves and their attitudes and performance and how they impact upon others in order to get the best out of themselves […]

Leadership Competency – and Coaching

20.01.2017
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Successful organisations believe in their people. Hold that thought!

In a globalised economy organisations think strategically and respond to challenges in order to stay ahead of the competition. Most of the larger private sector companies look to attract the brightest and best young talent employing recruiters to find the best fit for a companies needs. In the public sector organisations identify talent through commitment to hard work and an aptitude for getting things done. Austerity measures and cuts to public funding require people to be creative and innovative in managing and delivering change.

However being bright and able isn […]