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My Big Lean Head

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My Big Lean Head

Posted on 5 October 2021 by Sarah Lethbridge

I’ve written several blogs where I have been quite open and honest about my big lean head. To experience this phenomenon you might like to revisit ‘Urgh, serve pizza faster! […]

EntrepreneurshipInnovationOperations

[Let us] Help [you] to Grow: Management

Posted on 5 September 2021 by Sarah Lethbridge

Guest post by Dr. Jane Lynch, Programme Director of Help to Grow In 2019, Welsh Government estimated there were 267,000 enterprises active in Wales with 95% of these registered as […]

Organisational cultureSocial Media

The Love Island Blog

Posted on 2 August 2021 by Sarah Lethbridge

Every month Executive Education sends a newsletter to its community to remind everyone that we are still here, open for business, and to let people know about the events and […]

Organisational cultureProductivity

More Haste, Less Speed

Posted on 2 July 2021 by Sarah Lethbridge

“Lean is primarily a lead time reduction methodology” I’ve said this sentence about a gazillion times, revelling in the fact that it took me too long to actually grasp this […]

 
The Power of Persistence

The Power of Persistence

Posted on 28 May 2021 by Sarah Lethbridge

I’ve just learned that the winner of a 6 week virtual school rugby contest is “Ysgol y Ffin”, and I’m delighted! I don’t know who this School is, never been […]

Brain Training

Brain Training

Posted on 4 May 2021 by Sarah Lethbridge

When I was pregnant, I turned down a couple of offers to speak at different international conferences because I didn’t want to fly. Not that there is any evidence to […]

A Tweet’s Tale

A Tweet’s Tale

Posted on 5 April 2021 by Sarah Lethbridge

Last month, I finally ‘went viral’. As a fan of social media (Facebook to keep in touch with family and friends, Instagram to keep in touch with celebs, Twitter to […]

Searching for a Sign or a Signal

Searching for a Sign or a Signal

Posted on 1 March 2021 by Sarah Lethbridge

As I’m writing this, it’s St David’s Day in Wales, this morning I sent my little girl off to School in her Welsh Lady costume and felt compelled to go […]

Operations Rule the World

Operations Rule the World

Posted on 31 January 2021 by Sarah Lethbridge

There are many things that annoy me in the world of work, but a particular bugbear of mine, which I’m sure happens in many organisations, is that when discussing the […]

What Can Taylor Swift Teach Us About Business?

What Can Taylor Swift Teach Us About Business?

Posted on 13 December 2020 by Sarah Lethbridge

Conscious of the need to write a blog to close out the apocalyptic nightmare that is 2020 and welcome in the glorious new dawn of a No Deal Brexit in […]