Leadership

Leadership

Following on from last week and our discussion of the importance of team work, this week we are turning our attention to what makes an exceptional team leader? Perhaps one of the most notable examples is Winston Churchill. Churchill, a wartime hero, had nothing to...
The Value of Team Work

The Value of Team Work

With the New Year upon us we wanted to kick start our Career Blog with a focus on what matters most: teamwork. We spend on average 47 hours per week at work, your team are who you share, breakfast and lunch with and will support you through both success and times of...
Meeting the team at Aldrich and Co

Meeting the team at Aldrich and Co

After completing a full-time masters in October 2017, I started my job search. Recent reports of rising inflation, declining value of the sterling, slowing economic growth and a stagnant job market were enough to put even to most optimistic job searcher on alert. I...
Public Speaking and the Art of Oratory

Public Speaking and the Art of Oratory

Kennedy to Churchill, Castro to Cicero: The exceptional ability to command, persuade and inspire using the power of the spoken word is the common thread that unites these leaders.   Public speaking is still as relevant today, and using this specific kind of...
Good Leadership Vs Good Management

Good Leadership Vs Good Management

Is it more important to be a good leader or a good manager? It’s important to specify that while they’re certainly not mutually exclusive, the relationship between the two isn’t quite as symbiotic as it might appear. Management and leadership require entirely...
Homer: An Ancient Innovator?

Homer: An Ancient Innovator?

Homer is widely considered the father of all Western literature. He is famed for his two epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey, describing in beautiful dactylic hexameter the rage of swift footed Achilles and the siege and destruction of Ilium at Troy as well as the...