Vincent Neate on “What we need is more love in the boardroom…”

As I sit in meetings with clients discussing how they might improve, manage and measure the social impact of their businesses, I am increasingly tempted to throw the word “love” into the conversation to capture what seems to be being said. More than one client out there can probably quote me as saying – “what […]

Malissa Taylor-Saks describes “The Heart Programme in Action.”

The Heart Programme has allowed Thornton’s Budgens to deepen its commitment to being a heartful business. It has ensured much better team engagement, greater employee satisfaction and a dramatic improvement in service. There is no better way to get an understanding of Andrew Thornton’s Heart Programme in action than through the words of the people […]

Andrew Thornton on Measurement is key…

I have spent a lot of this week meeting with a wide diversity of different people and discussing the idea that businesses with a heart are better places to ‘live in’ and better for society. While I know that the people I met where sympathetic to the cause, there were some key issues that came […]

Chris Flowcoacher’s understanding of Heart in Business

  This week, I’m delighted to write about Heart in Business, and what that means to me. I’m Chris Randall, one of the Heart in Business team and the founder of FlowCoacher; business coaching that helps individuals, management and businesses in the UK operate in ‘Flow’, and find their Fastest Route To Guaranteed Wealth. It’s […]

Do Feelings matter in business?

The Natural Leaders NOW conference was truly inspiring. It is hard to know where to start!! I was thrilled at how Heart in Business was received, how it struck a cord with the audience with what we have done at Thornton’s Budgens. As one delegate commented to me, ‘you are actually doing it, not just […]

“So, look after your people…” – Rita Clifton

Recently, I was listening to an after dinner speech by a CEO of a well known retail business. Before this job, he had been in corporate finance. When he was asked what he might have said to his younger ‘wide boy’ self as a piece of advice, he said, “I’d say, for god’s sake, understand […]