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 […]

Andrew Thornton on What does a healthy company look like?

I spent all of Monday at the International Food and Drink Event, a huge food exhibition in London’s Docklands. I was speaking about Heart in Business Limited on a panel on whether the food industry is healthy as well as looking for new innovative “better for you” products for Thornton’s Budgens. Reflecting on the current […]

Malissa Taylor-Saks on “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 “Does being heartful improve financial returns?”

Yes it does! And it’s not just me saying that. I have just read a report called “From the Stockholder to the Stakeholder”.  Having reviewed 190 different studies, they conclude that around 90% of these studies concur. They use a term – ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance).  For me, if a company cares for its […]

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 on 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 […]

Andrew Thornton on ‘Heart in Business in Action’

Earlier in the week, I spent the morning running a Heart Programme with a colleague for ten new employees at Thornton’s Budgens. This reminded me why we created Heart in Business in the first place. The group was made up of people, all with less than six months experience in the store.  They all work […]