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Laura Ashley-Timms and other members of the team at Notion share their insights, thoughts, views and ideas with you about coaching, engagement, improving performance and creating dynamic cultures at work... as well as any great ideas they come across of best practise in the business world.. Enjoy!

Tips for Internal Business Audits

Tips for Internal Business Audits

The financial year-end is upon and many organisations will be preparing to carry out internal business audits. In order to set targets for the year ahead, use these tips to identify what is working well and what needs attention in your organisation:

Maximise ROI from Marketing

Maximise ROI from Marketing

Answer this simple question that could literally save you thousands of your vital working capital!

"Are you currently paying for any marketing or advertising activity where you don’t know with 100% certainty what the return on investment is?”

Is Working 9-5 an Urban Myth..?

Is Working 9-5 an Urban Myth..?

...So it seems with the changing attitude to working hours. Research by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) looked into how flexible working was considered by managers

How to Appreciate and Avoid Depreciation

How to Appreciate and Avoid Depreciation

Have you ever been amazed at how much the value of a car can depreciate with time? Our Executive Coach, Martin Goodyer compared this to coaching. Read his wity comparison of selling a car with the value of coaching.

Coaches Turn to the Bard for Business Advice

Coaches Turn to the Bard for Business Advice

I have always loved Shakespeare. I think as a teenager I thought I could 'coach' Hamlet to a better ending - if only he had had someone to talk with who was focused on his agenda! What I hadn't appreciated at the time was how Shakespeare's works can be so helpful to business.

What are the Characteristics of a High Growth Organisation?

What are the Characteristics of a High Growth Organisation?

Sue Stockdale is a business coach for Notion Ltd. She has started, grown and sold a business and therefore understands the challenges that businesses can experience. Read her perspective on how to shape up your organisation to leverage return on investment.