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You don’t have to be a genius to be a leader of genius!

You don’t have to be a genius to be a leader of genius!

September 9, 2021

I have been leading companies for 25 years – my earliest challenges were to rebuild a broken Porsche brand and then to inspire the team at BMW GB to achieve a 500% improvement in profit while transforming the service levels of an industry. Since then I have founded start-ups, driven turnarounds and built companies in … Read more

Kevin Gaskell and Richard Branson address the Global Transformation Forum

Kevin Gaskell and Richard Branson address the Global Transformation Forum

August 4, 2021

The Global Transformation Forum is the pioneering platform for CEOs, policymakers, athletes and creatives. It is an annual opportunity for delegates from all over the world to be inspired by the stories of some of the world’s most iconic torchbearers in the game of transformation.  Business leaders Kevin Gaskell and Richard Branson, both recognised as … Read more

Side by Side – Kevin and Matthew Gaskell

Side by Side – Kevin and Matthew Gaskell

July 10, 2021

Kevin and his son Matthew, recently broke the world record as part of the fastest 5-man team to row across the Atlantic. The pair have been adventuring together since their first trip to the South Pole when Matt was just 17 – and they have no intention of stopping any time soon.  Kevin:  “Adventuring is … Read more

What great leaders should be doing to get ahead right now…

What great leaders should be doing to get ahead right now…

June 17, 2021

Never let a good crisis go to waste … so said Winston Churchill. And he should have known. While he never saw a Corona virus pandemic, he did successfully lead Great Britain through the darkest days of the second world war.   I am grateful that I have never seen a war, but I have led … Read more

Crazy law of unintended consequences

Crazy law of unintended consequences

May 17, 2021

If you are an unemployed young – or not so young – person, fulfilling long term employment is hard to find at the moment. The chances are that the situation will get worse before it gets better. To help to change this situation, I am working with my graduate son to create a new company … Read more

Be grateful for the bumpy ride

Be grateful for the bumpy ride

April 24, 2017

I seem to be meeting more and more people in business at the moment who are concerned that the economy is bumpy and unpredictable.  You can certainly feel a lot of turbulence in the air; Brexit, Trump, FX rates, inflation, Russia, Middle East, fake news etc. The truth is that if you could fly up … Read more

Think like a leader and act smart in times of turbulence

Think like a leader and act smart in times of turbulence

March 12, 2017

You can’t really miss it. The headlines, the endless discussions and debates, the boundless optimism from some and apocalyptic warnings from others. Unless you’ve had your head stuck in the sand for the last few months – and who, at times, hasn’t wanted to do that?! – the turbulence in the markets has permeated all aspects … Read more