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Welcome to our Mission Excellence blog, where we will be regularly posting comment and news on recent issues.

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

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 comm ...

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 dau ...

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 significan ...

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 ...

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 th ...

The internet and social media have transformed accessibility of information shifting the balance of power in many situations where a power gradient was predicated on knowledge asymmetry.  Consumers ar ...

I saw an interesting presentation recently from a senior oil industry executive.  He described how before a major operational programme, he got the key players together for 2 days rebuilding a childre ...

I have some sort of in-built deeply-rooted objection to the mindless collection of data by organisations; this happens with organisations of all sizes however there does appear to be some correlation ...

People sit on senior leadership teams (SLTs) ‘wearing 2 hats’ simultaneously.  On the one hand, they are invariably the ‘heads of something’.  Each is the senior person representing a business unit or ...