The Mission Excellence Blog


Hoverboarding: The future is now!

Future Proofing The Future (or planning for the unknown)

When Marty McFly travelled by hoverboard in Back to the Future , it was pure science fiction. But when Jason Bradbury from The Gadget Show appeared to repeat the stunt in Piccadilly Circus in 2015 (above), the gap between fiction and reality...

Posted on Sep 1, 2017

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The Red Arrows, Brexit and China

The Red Arrows is an iconic brand. Will it now be utilised to help position UK plc for life after Brexit? Read on…

Posted on Nov 1, 2016

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Sam Allardyce to run for Parliament?

It’s as if it was meant to be. David Cameron resigns triggering a by-election. Sam Allardyce loses his job (sorry – my mistake – consciously uncouples by mutual agreement). The Witney selection committee is surely not required. Now I’m going to hold...

Posted on Sep 28, 2016

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Leadership in 2016: A Girls' World?

I recently met a woman whose strapline might well be ‘it’s a girls’ world’; it was certainly a phrase she used a lot, although in fairness to her, I should point out normally in the context of her daughters. However recent political events have...

Posted on Jul 25, 2016

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The Miliband Moment

For a team and organisational performance professional , Labour’s current challenges are not limited to politics and personalities; other barriers to organisational effectiveness are equally significant. The ultimate measure of...

Posted on Jul 11, 2016

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Using data at 600mph - a fighter pilot's story

Technology in the 21st century means that the use of data for decision-making, which in business, used to be the preserve of finance and possibly marketing, is now a critical tool in areas previously seen as more qualitative, such...

Posted on Jul 8, 2016

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Mourinho and Man Utd: A Marriage Made In Convenience?

I can’t claim to be the world’s biggest football fan but I can’t help returning to it in blogs, since it provides such a rich seam of lessons for teams and organisations, generally in how not to do things. Manchester United (Man Utd), a club with a...

Posted on Jun 9, 2016

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