Tapping into your Human Potential

  I write this at 35,000ft on the way back from India after an extraordinary week exploring what it means to access our full potential. What we were doing together was exploring a simple concept;...

Empowerment is infectious

Last month I shared the outcome of our Empowerment work at Thornton’s Budgens; and I shared the results in terms of sales (where we are up and when all our non-discounter competitors are down), the...

Retreat for the Heart – Marc Thornton

Retreat for the Heart Last weekend I attended a retreat on the Isle of Wight for three and a half days. I didn’t know what to expect, in fact I didn’t even know the agenda or programme so it was a...

Introducing … Lloyd Miller

Who is Lloyd Miller? Lloyd is a mentor and coach, working mostly with senior executives who wish to explore work related issues, both personal and organisational. He is a qualified humanistic psycholo...

Andrew Isaac Thornton on ‘Ikigai’.

Ikigai – an inspiration from Japan:  I believe that one of the reasons that the business world is in turmoil and people are saying “the way we are working isn’t working anymore”, is that busi...

Thinking the unthinkable

Journalists and business outsiders Nik Gowing and Chris Langdon have started a crucial debate on the future of business through their excellent report, “Thinking the unthinkable, a New Imperative fo...