Dialogue. Thought leadership from the leaders in Interim Management.
Industry experts - both from with Interim Partners and from our wider network - offer their sector-specific knowledge and advice.
The Power of Words - how to make your potential customers swipe right
8 January 2018
I think a lot about words, and the power of semantics. I write to people who have never spoken to me before, often chief executives and board members of housing associations who have many more important things to do than read my emails.
18 January 2018
Interim Partners recently hosted a breakfast seminar where Consultant CEO, Tim Pryce, spoke about his experiences of workforce empowerment and cultural change.
9 January 2018
We were promised a big reshuffle. I don’t think so, hardly anything happened. Who did catch my eye was Jeremy Hunt. Has he really been promoted?? Is anyone else thinking what I am thinking? Is this decision a reward for failure?...
8 January 2018
If the Government wants long-term partners who can provide vital services efficiently and take on risk, it must be willing to pay sustainable margins. The days of ‘compliant and cheapest’ must be consigned to the Whitehall history books and a braver, longer-term view be taken by Governmental Procurement officials.
14 December 2017
I liken my approach to golf to my approach at Interim Partners. Always give it 110%, each indifferent shot is an opportunity to improve, a clear goal really helps. Good etiquette really does matter. You don’t need to have the most polished technique to win but you do need a solid repeatable process and a good overall strategy.
12 December 2017
The jury is still out on who owns the customer proposition. The judge, your CEO, can’t reach a verdict on how to structure his/her business to service your almost-elusive ‘customer’ (or doesn’t even know who they are)...
8 December 2017
The NHS is suffering; the squeeze on funding and the increasing demand on services is putting huge pressure on our hospitals. If social landlords and NHS organisations worked closer together, I am confident we would see a number of benefits...
28 November 2017
The Education sector is going through significant change and certain skill sets are required to navigate organisations through this process.
6 November 2017
We recently hosted a breakfast seminar on the Operating Models of the future, led by Ralph Behnke. A clear takeaway was that we are still on our own journey to understanding the journey of our customers.