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Thankfully I haven’t had a chance to put all of my articles, which date back to the mid-90’s, up on this page (yet). So this is a more recent selection, from 2015 onwards. It doesn’t include many of the articles which go out by email every few weeks, which tend to be more off-the-cuff. You can sign up here
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Fan replacement
I witnessed a genuine mic-drop moment recently. Allow me to set the tone for a moment... Leadership starts when you get stuck. One step forwards, two steps backwards. Feast and ... Continue...
The big red button
I keep hearing that it’s become impossible to find or even keep good people. It turns out the major consultancies are hoovering up talent wholesale. Big transformation is going in-house ... Continue...
Video: Start-up kickstart
Serial founder Felix Velarde shares the fundamental ingredients for ensuring your start-up is a success. The session is an hour and ten minutes long and includes a Q&A session with ... Continue...
Video: Top 10 learnings from 2Y3X
Felix Velarde shares the fundamentals for business leaders gathered from five years of successfully implementing the 2Y3X programme ... Continue...
Announcing 2Y3X MENA
2Y3X, the growth acceleration programme with a five-year track record of doubling participating companies’ revenue, is launching in the Middle East and North Africa. United Kingdom-based 2Y3X has signed an ... Continue...
I know what we did last summer
This is quite a personal post, which I’ve been thinking about writing but held off for a while. About what we got wrong and what we did right. And what ... Continue...
Are we nearly there yet?
When I was five – a really, really long time ago – my sisters and I used to call, “Are we nearly there yet?” from the back seat of my ... Continue...
On COVID
Things are getting serious. And like any serious situation, as a leader you must give it the appropriate thought. Over thirty years or so I've worked with some incredible people ... Continue...
Leadership procrastination
When you’re a leader, it’s usually because you’re great at getting others to believe in you. Sometimes it’s because you’re good at making decisions. Some decisions are of course difficult ... Continue...
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