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), theÂ...

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...

A day trip to the seaside…

The week before last, we decided to hold our regular team meeting at the seaside. The initial reason behind the trip was to meet our social media team member, Malissa. She lives several hours away an...

Heart and Servant Leadership

I have the honour of speaking at the Servant Leadership conference in London next week. For me, Heart in Business and Servant Leadership come from the same source. The Servant Leadership principle is ...