What they say

Stephen Archer is a speaker with great charisma. By using illustrations and personal experiences and not being afraid to share his own point of view of the current situation and who is to blame for it, he engages the whole audience, at the same time helping us all to understand the credit crunch a little better.

— Warwick Business School


Why Leadership in organisations is usually doomed to fail

March 21st, 2011 by Stephen Archer | View Comments

Since the recession, companies are hungrier than ever for strong leadership. Last year, Henley Business School reported that developing leadership skills was a top priority for 2500 HR and learning professionals. But although leadership seems to be the holy grail of private and public sector organisations today and pursued incessantly, it remains persistently elusive for…

Quakes, Tsunamis and Economic Aftershocks

March 14th, 2011 by Stephen Archer | View Comments

Whilst we are still absorbing the enormity of Japan’s tragedy we are also seeing the news hinterland expanding as the implications of the event become clearer. A big question looming now is the economic effect on Japan and the global recovery. It will have a short and medium term impact on Japan but it has…

Export or Die! The focus on Growth vs. Balance of Payments

March 8th, 2011 by Stephen Archer | View Comments
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The UK Coalition Government has suddenly woken up to the need to export our way out of the recession. That’s what happens when you let kids run the country. The Obama administration has a similar attention to exports which thankfully for the US are on the up. It shames the UK government that the export…