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Exploring aspects of conversation, both personal and professional

Hugh Gyton blog It's all about the rhythm

It's all about the rhythm

Currently reading General Stanley McChrystal’s book ‘Team of Teams – New rules of engagement for a complex world’. A great read, not only in the learning to be had but, as business books go, a cracking and entertaining read.The training people are prepared to endure to make it into the elite forces is simply mind-boggling. Trust me you do not want to try BUD/S (curious? Now you are just going to have to read the book. Oh OK, or Google it)

Saturday, June 01, 2019

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Hugh Gyton blog Four Fundamentals to Scale Your Law Practice

Four Fundamentals to Scale Your Law Practice

Successfully scaling up a business is not simply about growing. It requires growing with increased profitability, not just size – whether that be in team members, customers, sales, or impact. So what might that actually mean if you were looking to scale a law practice, or any business for that matter?

Sunday, May 19, 2019

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Hugh Gyton blog The Power of Everybody Knowing the Part they Play

The Power of Everybody Knowing the Part they Play

My partner and I enjoyed a fabulous meal recently whilst we were in London courtesy of The Palomar restaurant. As their website announces ...

Monday, April 22, 2019

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Hugh Gyton blog We have all the answers

We have all the answers

A skill that I am continually looking to hone in my role as a Scaling Up Coach is staying curious and consciously thinking about how I ask questions and indeed what questions I pose to help my clients gain greater clarity as to where their attention and intention needs to be.

Saturday, April 06, 2019

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Hugh Gyton blog Are You Scaling or Just Growing?

Are You Scaling or Just Growing?

Reading this month’s Harvard Business Review I was struck by a small piece featured in their “IdeaWatch” section on page 22 – “Efficiencies of Scale May Be a Myth”

Monday, March 25, 2019

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Hugh Gyton blog Be Careful What You Call It ...

Be Careful What You Call It ...

As someone who spends a lot my time assisting clients with verbal and non-verbal communication it often intrigues me how choice of vocabulary or labelling can significantly impact how we then choose to interpret or understand things. How just ‘tweaking’ the words we use can sometimes have a significant impact on what might then be achieved.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

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Hugh Gyton blog Meetings Require Discipline.

Meetings Require Discipline.

Meetings often have a bad reputation and not without cause, consider some of this data: •Executives spend 40-50% (23hrs) of their working hours per week in meetings •90% of meeting attendees admit to daydreaming in them •73% acknowledge they do other work during meetings •25% of meetings are spent discussing irrelevant issues

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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Hugh Gyton blog Successful Start Up, now what?

Successful Start Up, now what?

Scaling Up is a fundamental change to the way you’ve done business before. What got you to where you are today, is not, unfortunately, going to get you to the next stage!

Saturday, December 01, 2018

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Hugh Gyton blog What a Trip to the Doctor can Teach you about Scaling Up

What a Trip to the Doctor can Teach you about Scaling Up

Understand how the application of a simple, practical, and actionable tool from our Scaling Up suite can help you have the "right people doing the right things right" as you grow.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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Hugh Gyton blog Discipline. Does it matter?

Discipline. Does it matter?

"Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all" (George Washington) And yet, like motivation, can be a blessing or a curse ...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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