Chuckles from the Cloud

Two fun items from the internet today! A bit of light hearted refreshment for the week-end although there are some serious analogies to be drawn from these items to the world of business when you return to office mode on Monday morning. The first internet funny is the ‘trust fall’. This short clip serves as … Continue reading

Business with the Beatles

Not only is it 50 years since James Bond made his debut on the silver screen; October 2012 also marks the dawning of a musical revolution from Liverpool – The Beatles. Love Me Do marked the start of a musical journey that would change the face of popular music for generations to come. In this … Continue reading

Brand it like Bond

You need to brand……really brand.  It’s been 50 years since since Sean Connery first kicked off what would become the ‘Bond Brand’ in Dr. No and in that time it has endured and gone from strength to strength.  So what’s the secret? Stay true to your origins There have now been 6 different actors all take … Continue reading

Business Gangnam Style?

The world is a much smaller place today than it was pre-1997 and the world wide web revolution.  South Korean rapper, Psy, is the latest phenomenon to demonstrate the power of the web with his Gangnam style – making him the 1st South Korean artist to make it to #1 in the UK music charts … Continue reading

Why Organisations Fail

In the following excerpt from his forthcoming book, Cloud Associate and Friend, Stavros Baroutas, explores why organisations fail. Why organisations fail After the financial crisis of 2008, or even a few years before the crisis, most of the organisations were unable to undertake great challenges or changes within the market (for instance, the textile and … Continue reading

Creativity and the Architect

In this short blog, Colin shares his hints and tips (and a visual of the techniques) he uses to help the creative process. Please feel free to leave hints and tips that you’ve found useful in the hope it will #Inspire others!   Need help with your creative process?  Why not visit the Cloud!  Just … Continue reading

Olympians of Business

  Watching the London Olympics (2012) has been thrilling; exciting and inspiring and not just because the host (and my home) nation, Great Britain, have already broken their previous medals record with a few events and possibilities still to go. The international spectacle is a reminder to all that dedication; hard work, determination; expert coaching … Continue reading

Searching for Leadership

We’re delighted that Stavros Baroutas has returned with a 2nd blog for the conversation! Following on from “Calling all the Heroes”, Stavros has delved into the chasm in leadership that exists and explores how this gap will be filled: Stavros takes us “Searching for Leadership”: As a notion, leadership concerns leaders themselves, as well as … Continue reading

Challenge; Choice; Change!

More from Keno and Lesley Hunter! What do you need to challenge?  What choices are you currently making and how are you planning to change it? Inspire!

Who Put You in Charge?

Our next instalment from Lesley and Keno is a sample chapter from their book, “Who Put You In Charge?” Click here to read the sample chapter of Who put you in charge? View more documents from colin_millar.