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Lift off for the Academy for Chief Executives Scotland

The Academy for Chief Executives, the UK’s leading executive coaching and mentoring organisation, reaches an important milestone today with the launch of a new group in Scotland. At the helm of this new group is Academy for Chief Executives Scotland Chair Justin Grace, a former MD who brings with him 20 years of international board […]

Academy London Conference 2014 – Photo Gallery

Photography Credit: Dianna Bonner

Success Recipe – by Jo Haigh

Creating an exceptional business has much in common with the highly regarded and hugely unexpected success of The Great British Bake off. Who would ever have thought that the combination of the right set of ingredients could not only create a wonderful consumable product, but also take the stars of the show into unexpected stratospheric […]

Serious Actions – by Jo Haigh

When you are running your own business, there are times when everything seems overwhelming and in need of serious attention. The worry bank goes into override and your ability to prioritise disappears, everything needs immediate attention and it all seems to be going horribly wrong. I speak from bitter experience and from nights and nights […]

The CEO Job Spec

– By Andrew B Morris Every Chief Executive or MD brings their unique talent and style to the organisation they lead. Some are creative, some financial doctors, some industry gurus, some technical geniuses, some great communicators, some just bring boundless energy and enthusiasm. Commentators have endlessly debated the critical ingredients that above and beyond our day […]

Inspire Event November 2013 – Photo Gallery

Photography Credit: Steve Bootle

London Conference May 2013 – Photo Gallery

Last Word – Have You Become A Corporate PITA?

By Andrew B Morris CEOs have enormous power and authority and this success can go to your head and make you dangerously detached from those around you – who won’t point this out. These are some of the warning signs. At networking events do you (obviously) search for a more important person in the room? […]

Searching for Higher Purpose

By Andrew B Morris, CEO of the Academy for Chief Executives The number of business leaders that now considers making money less important than making a difference is on the increase. Following Greg Smith’s recent outburst at Goldman Sachs (I suspect we might see more of these) this is particularly timely. It signifies a deeper […]

Leading in ‘The Human Age’

In a recent study, titled Why Global Leaders Succeed and Fail, Right Management (a part of the Manpower Group) worked with Chally Group to survey over 1400 CEOs and HR professionals across the globe on their leadership development practices. The Academy for Chief Executives has worked with Right Management to bring you this newsletter which […]