This week Silje and Nick from the LMI UK team had the amazing privilege of running the Making of a Champion Foundations workshop for the 6th Form students at The Priory School in Dorking, Surrey. Run over two 45 minute sessions, the students discussed what it means to be a true champion and how to…

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It can be difficult to stay on track at the best of times, but with the added distractions of a pandemic, even completing routine tasks can become an uphill struggle. Sometimes, entire days are spent putting out metaphorical fires or helping others, and whilst this can sometimes be important, it leaves a lot less time…

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This week saw the first in our Leadership & Management by Keywords series with LMI UK Director Nick Howes hosting a session focussed on the hugely topical current keyword, productivity. You can listen to the recording of the presentation section of this session below (17 minutes):   The next instalment in this Keywords series in…

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Most readers will be familiar with the concept of goal setting, but not everyone will be practicing it effectively. Although your To-Do List will contain a selection of short-term objectives, your goals should be targets with which you have an emotional attachment, providing you with the motivation needed to achieve what’s necessary. With September’s theme…

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Leadership and management are two of the most important concepts for businesses to consider when it comes to productivity and personal development. Whilst most people will be familiar with these buzzwords, learning essential skills in these areas can be complex and take years to master. However, there are a number of simple concepts and practical…

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effective Time management

Without a clear plan for the day ahead, it’s easy to lose focus and become preoccupied with less important, more time-consuming tasks. We’ve all had days where we stray from our To-Do Lists, but when this becomes habitual, it can impact our productivity in ways we might not even be aware of. If you’re constantly…

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LMI UK Regional Director Mark Tonks has established an exciting new partenrship for the delivery of management apprenticeships with West-Midlands based organisation, The Training Initiative. First enrolments will be on the Level 3 Team Leader / Supervisor standard this Autumn. View the full announcement video here: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tti-apprenticeships/videos/  

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This week LMI UK Director Nick Howes was interviewed by the founder of September Ready Go, Kevin Aires on the subject of goal setting. September Ready Go is an innovative teens summer camp helping young people and their families prepare physically and mentally for a return to school and college after six months of being…

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time is of the essence

An Insight6 survey of business owners in early May asked, knowing what they know now, what skills they wish they had prior to the pandemic. The list, in no particular order, included: Communication – team and customers Budgeting – Better handle on the key numbers Mental Strength – look after yourself, staying positive Prioritisation –…

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