RECENT EVENT: JUNE 2017 LEADERSHIP DISCUSSION SUPPER AT THE ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY SANDHURST


The seminar was extremely well received and it was led by our two speakers, Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE and Major P A E Nanson CBE, Commandant, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. We had an invited audience of 105 business owners and directors. SME LEADERSHIP SEMINARS - JFP have initiated an…
By: SJ 31/07/2017 Categories: News full article

Top Ten Tweaks for Business Success


In theory, business planning is very simple – work out were you are, where you want to get to - and then decide how you are going to get there. In practice, it’s more difficult – and that’s where a good mentor / adviser can help.More and more business people are involved in more than one…
By: NJ 05/06/2017 Categories: News full article

BUSINESS ATTITUDE


Here is an interesting analysis - If: ... A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z is represented as: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26. Then: H A R D W O R K 8 1 18 4 23 15 18 11 = 98% K N O W L E D G E 11 14 15 23 12 5 4 7 5 = 96% But,…
By: JOHN FAIRLEY 15/02/2017 Categories: News full article

A Dozen “Top Notch” Dream Quotes


A Dozen “Top Notch” Dream Quotes Stephen R. Covey, the celebrated Management Guru, sold 25 million copies of his book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”. He urged people to “Begin with the End in Mind” – so for a start, work out where you are going. And to work out where you are going, a…
By: Norman Jackson 30/01/2017 Categories: News full article

WHO’D HAVE THOUGHT IT POSSIBLE TO ACHIEVE SO MUCH WITH A COUPLE OF OLD BUSES?


Over the years, Sir Brian Souter has received lots of awards, including Businessman of the Year, the Scottish Entrepreneur award, and a knighthood in 2011. He gave away £10m through the Souter Charitable Trust last year. With his sister, Ann Gloag, he set up Stagecoach and they are now jointly worth…
By: JFP 18/07/2016 Categories: News full article