Executive Summary It is tempting to assume that the largest academy companies like GE and McKinsey have an edge when it comes to developing talent. As part of ghSMART’s CEO Genome research, we discovered that some surprising companies produce remarkable numbers of CEOs. Moreover, the CEOs these companies produce tend to perform well, thanks in […]
Guest post by Colin D Ellis: People who are true leaders stand out. Others want to be around them because they know they’re worth following. But what qualities do these leaders have that make them exude such strength of character, while other supposed leaders fall short? According a leadership survey conducted by McKinsey, U.S. companies […]
George Clarke advises Glyn and Jan, who intend to refurbish a Derbyshire farmhouse that comes with a barn and 12 acres of land. Having taken out a loan to pay for the building, they want it to be waterproof before they go on holiday at Christmas – but delays in planning permission and financial difficulties […]
Architect George Clarke meets a couple who want to move from Surrey to the wilds of Lincolnshire, where they hope to start a business and convert a ruined 18th-century granary into an idyllic rural home. Presented by architectural designer Charlie Luxton, Build A New Life follows people leaving the rat-race of the city in pursuit […]
The War of 1812 was a military conflict, lasting for two and a half years, fought by the United States of America against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, its North American colonies, and its American Indian allies.