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See Your Business with Fresh Eyes by Brian Chernett

When markets are tough, as they are at the moment, we need every bit of help to make sure our businesses continue to trade. Perhaps now is a good time to experience your business as a customer might and pick up on those areas where things have begun to slip. As a retail manager, I […]

Academy Member sails over 9,000miles in the Clipper 09/10 Round the World Race

As ten Clipper Ventures race yachts sailed back into Hull on Saturday 17th July, marking the end of a 10month race around the world, Academy member (ACE 42) Peter Guttridge was on Clipper Qingdao, the 68ft Chinese sponsored yacht, with 16 crew mates and skipper. For Peter, Managing Director of a £10m T/O family engineering […]

Structure Your Meetings for Management and Motivation by Brian Chernett

I know a lot of Chief Executives who consider themselves to be good leaders but feel they could be better at managing and motivating their people. Like any other skill, managing key people well can be learned and through practice mastered. One technique for doing that, in my experience, makes a large difference. You probably […]

Spread the Passion virus through your Business – by Brian Chernett

Are you passionate about your business? Do you believe in what you’re doing and how you are going about it? If you are, that’s good, though there may be plenty of room for improvement. If you aren’t passionate about what you do, that is a problem that may need you to rethink your current situation […]

Lessons from Cycling (and goats) … on Life and Leadership by Sue Knight

In the drama and crisis of Formula One, Wimbledon, and the World Cup football (well we can’t avoid analysing that again can we?) it might be easy to overlook that another gargantuan sporting event started last weekend. Unless of course you are a cyclist (which I am) – in which case you will know that […]

Getting the best out of your team following a re-structure

The Academy for Chief Executives, a leading provider of experiential business learning® facilitates groups of CEOs and Managing Directors who meet together every month to network and take full advantage of peer group learning. Part of membership involves members taking their issues to the table and discussing them with their peers. At a recent meeting, […]

Building a Strong Team for 2010

We began our 2010 Newsletter on Fresh Business Thinking with an article by Brian Chernett, founder of The Academy for Chief Executives on the need to build a strong team for 2010 “2010 will be another a challenging year to be a Leader”, he told us and “the leaders that survive the year will be […]

Nonsensical Bonus Schemes

The Academy for Chief Executives, a leading provider of experiential business learning® facilitates groups of CEOs and Managing Directors who meet together every month to network and take full advantage of experiential learning. Part of membership involves members taking their issues to the table and discussing them with their peers. At a recent meeting, one […]