The Birth of the Sacred Cow

Legend has it that the tie that I wore to work this morning started life hundreds of years ago as a neck cloth that was “easily changed to minimise the soiling of a doublet.” Or, to put it in rather less grand terms, a bib. From function to fashion 400 years ago, Croatian mercenaries fighting […]

Engage Your Staff

Keeping your employees engaged is a huge challenge. In fact some regard it as the biggest management challenge of all.  There is lots of debate and theories abound: “pay more”, “flexible working”, “listen to your employees”, “engagement circles”.  The list goes on. My favourite theory is that of Patrick Lencioni who has written a super […]