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


Is another Economic Crisis domino coming?

October 25th, 2018 by Stephen Archer | View Comments

As we approach the centenary of the end of WW1 it’s a reminder that many people at the time said ‘never again’. But it did happen again. It was not quite history repeating itself but in the case of the next economic crisis there will be a lot of history repeating itself. Spoiler alert, the…

What have we learnt from the Great 2008 to present recession?

March 3rd, 2014 by Stephen Archer | View Comments

‘Great Recession’? Of course not greater than the Great War 100 years ago but let us not forget the lessons of this lesser skirmish since it arguably affected so many people. It was (and still is) the greatest economic crisis since 1929 – the so-called Great Depression. So what are the lessons for businesses? 1.…

The nature of confidence : its impact on business

November 7th, 2011 by Stephen Archer | View Comments

What has emerged over the past year with great clarity is that there are two forms of confidence governing business leadership behaviour – external and internal. Usually, it is external confidence that is referenced – where leadership takes a view on the state of the business and economic environment – including the apparent or perceived…