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Organisational Vision – A waste of time?

This week I have been working with a client that has lost its sense of being, purpose and direction, and with Caja have been supporting them to create a new vision for the future as well as helping them...

Government Tenders…Constantly backing Goliath When They Should be Taking a Chance on David

Government have stressed that tender processes are being opened up to SME's and they are encouraging them to bid for tenders which takes a lot of time, resource and money to complete. SME's do not have dedicated teams to write...

Forget The Deck Chairs – Find The Life Jackets

How often have you experienced change driven by ‘revolution’ rather than ‘evolution’? in times where the business environment feels more turbulent than ever, it’s not uncommon to see executives embark on frequent reorganisations in response to the world changing around...

From good to great…What hobbies tell us about finding time to excel at work

An article written in 2016 suggests that on average we spend nearly a full working day practising our hobbies.  For many of us this will be nurturing our garden, fastidiously practicing to improve our golf handicap, honing a recipe until...

Leadership books who needs them – just follow Gareth Southgate

We have spent a lot of time at Caja in the last 12 months talking about leadership, including 'Top 1% Leaders', I think we now have someone who demonstrates the real power of leadership and is certainly a Top...

Improving the odds in delivering successful change programmes

Can organisations improve the odds, of delivering successful change programme outcomes?The answer is obviously ‘yes’!Most organisations embark on big transformation and change programmes, with a business case. This will include defined...

Collective Knowledge, Agility and Flexibility – Challenging Existing Consulting Models

Organisations have in the past believed that if they wanted access to thought leadership, innovation, expertise and knowledge then the natural course of action was to work with one of the larger consulting or service provider firms. However, this also...

Factors for a successful retailer in the modern era

Where most days you’ll hear about another retailer having financial problems and having to close stores, there is a notable (less obvious) exception.

Caja Christmas Meal 2020

We had our private dining experience for our Christmas Meal at Crewe Hall this year and we decided...

Can Adults learn a 2nd language

Very Interesting article that discusses the idea that all adults are capable of learning a second language as an adult.

2020 Charity of the Year – Liverpool Women’s Hospital – The Big Tiny Steps Appeal

Creating precious moments every step of the way for sick babies and their familiesLiverpool has always led...