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The Academy for Chief Executives: first choice for Leaders intent on improving their effectiveness

As we discussed in our blogs towards the end of December 2010, the start of 2011 heralds a new era in the development of the Academy for Chief Executives. Andrew Morris, who has been a leading figure in the media and events industry for over twenty years became our new Chief Executive on 1st January. [...]

Experiential Learning by Sue Knight

A very abstract term for a very active process. A term often quoted but rarely abided by. I run trainings in NLP – Neuro Linguistic Programming. NLP is the study of the structure of subjective experience. Very technical! In other words ways to learn from our experience in ways that we become the best that [...]

Brian Mayne Lifts ACE Speaker of the Year Title

The Academy for Chief Executives (ACE) 2010 Speaker Awards provided a perfect ending to the final Speaker Showcase of the year which was held at the prestigious Warren House in Kingston upon Thames. The 2010 Speaker of the Year was won by Brian Mayne of Lift International for his illuminating and inspirational sessions on Goal [...]

Experiential Business Learning – without Nellie by Jeremy Thorn

I can’t be alone, can I? When I first graduated, I naively thought there wasn’t any job I couldn’t do – if only someone would just tell me what to do and how… Oh, the innocent folly of youth! But I did recognise that my own worst nightmare could be to join any graduate-development programme [...]

Seeking to be Better by Brian Chernett

In business, there is always something new to learn, something else to know and another experience to be gained. No matter how long you have been in business, no matter how high you have risen whilst doing so, finding business excellence is a journey that never ends. I’ve been in business for many years and, [...]

Learning from Experience by Brian Chernett

In business, especially in the Board Room, people have less time for formal academic or classroom learning and achieve most of their learning through experience. Learning from your own experience often involves making mistakes because it is through getting things wrong that we learn the strongest, most enduring lessons. The disadvantage of learning only from [...]

North West Academy for Chief Executives offers challenging advice for local businesspeople at Autumn events in Manchester and Preston

The Academy for Chief Executives North West region is offering local businesspeople the chance to ‘Eat their Ugly Frog first!’ with three free events this autumn – in Preston and Manchester. Says Alan Dean, Chairman of the Academy group in Cheshire, Merseyside and Manchester ‘With challenging times for business right now we wanted to offer [...]

Learning is key to Thought Leadership by Brian Chernett

Learning shouldn’t stop when you leave school. It shouldn’t end when you complete a degree or when you get a business qualification. It certainly doesn’t stop when you become CEO of your company. In my experience, it never stops. Not only that, but it is vital to your thought leadership that it shouldn’t. Learning is [...]

The brain and decision making by Ian Moore

I will start by stating the obvious, we make decisions with our brains. But let us consider what our brains are for. They have evolved over hundreds of thousands of years to help us survive and to that end they are highly effective decision making instruments. However in modern day situations, and especially in business, [...]

What’s in a name? by Sue Knight

A thin strip of dusty road cuts its way through the coconut palms between the warm waters of the Arabian Sea and the magical Keralan backwaters. This road is busy with water trucks, fishermen, bike riding villagers shouting their wares, three wheeled yellow and black autos, farmers leading their tethered cows to fresher fields, taxi [...]