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About philiptamplc

Accomplished Change Management Leader, delivering Leadership and Change Advisory to Clients ranging from mid sized SME, to public sector. Published author and coach. I have built, grown, sold or floated 6 companies over 22 years providing that experience to our Clients that other providers just read about.

Directorships are being mis-sold

I’m writing this piece as a layperson, reflecting on the position of Directors of all sizes of companies incorporated in the UK. I don’t hold myself out as a legal expert, nor do I sell Directors insurance, but I do … Continue reading

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BREXIT: YOUR CRITICAL 8 POINT PLANNING CHECKLIST

So we have finally reached the end of what appeared to be an exhausting campaign on both sides to consider our membership of the EU. The unexpected result has thrown the UK and Europe into uncharted territory in terms of … Continue reading

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Business Plans Are just Old Hat

Business plans for many SME companies are documents that write down the intentions of the business in the coming period. In the 1950s we saw the rise, and then fall, of the “corporate planner”. This was a function that gathered … Continue reading

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Is This The New Normal For 2015?

2015 is going to be different. It will be the first full year in a post recessionary era where only a small few feel a positive difference, despite the government recovery figures. Life for many is still as tough and … Continue reading

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Does Your Business Need a Pebble Chucker?

I heard the term at a talk given by Tony Wilson, the acclaimed motivational speaker, and he described this word and what it meant to the point where I decided that I almost have to change my job title to … Continue reading

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Who Owns The SWOT Analysis?

SWOT has been around since the dawn of time, or so it seems. The basic audit tool that every business owner, director, manager and student uses to perform a “quick review” of any given situation or person. But where did … Continue reading

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How Is Your Strategy?

How is your strategy? It’s a word that has been in our business vocabulary for decades. As directors we are tasked to construct a strategy for our companies that takes into account a number of factors such as market shifts, … Continue reading

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