To me, mental strength means that despite circumstances, you can balance your emotions, manage your thoughts and behave in a positive way.
Developing mental strength is about finding the courage to live according to your heart-felt values and being bold enough to create your personal definition of success. Continue reading “What is Mental Strength?”
How surprised would you be if asked to meet with Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, just 4 weeks into his new job!
Well I was and I did. Continue reading “Today I met with Mark Carney, BoE Governor”
The trend for low-priced imports from China may be seen as an attractive alternative to buying established brands from national distributors, but it can be fraught with problems.
At first glance it seems like a win/win, the customer gets a good deal on a product and the supplier makes a healthy mark up which is all well and good until the item develops a fault or fails altogether. Continue reading “Are copy imports a good thing?”
Britain is in the longest double-dip recession in modern history, if we take the latest GDP figuers at face value.
Fortunately and is so often the case, our leading manufacturing firms chose not to take part or simply deleted the email from their Inbox. Continue reading “Champions of British Engineering”
Why do we have a tendency to talk down UK Manufacturers?
If you casually drop the word “manufacturing” into a social gathering the immediate response is “we don’t make anything anymore”, or people making hasty excuses to get out of the conversation. Continue reading “Made in UK – a badge of quality”