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Posts from ‘April, 2009’

A lesson in risk-taking in business

Academy Groups 5 and 32 enjoyed the benefit of a really powerful and surprisingly relevant session with Caspar Berry (pictured) on “Poker as a Metaphor for Risk-Taking in Business” on 23rd April. I say surprisingly because Caspar is an ex-professional Poker player and Media “personality”; so everyone present expected an entertaining and intriguing session – […]

Understanding the Balance Sheet

Members from experiential business learning group Leaders Forum 42 enjoyed a session full of great content and insight from Simon Kelly, (pictured, right). Simon waved his financial magic wand over a Balance Sheet – like magic, the scales fell away from our eyes as he blew away the myths and the mystic terminology that had […]

Learning from Leaders in London

Members of my experiential business learning group heard from Roger Evans this week. Roger was elected to the London Assembly in May 2000 and has enjoyed a ringside seat – observing controversial mayors Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson. He treated CEO members of this London-based group to some fascinating insights to the leadership styles within […]