Content, comments and thoughts from our Partners

Taking a Strengths-based approach

There was something missing from our internal employee review process….it was a bit wooden and we paid it lip service.  We have had the benefit of working behind the scenes with hundreds of companies whose Human Resources functions have invested significant sums in their annual review and engagement systems.  Reflecting […]

More Positive Choices for 2018

Matt has over 13 years’ experience in Search and has spent the last 8+ years’ specifically in the FMCG & Consumer Products industry. Matt has advised Blue Chip, SME and Start Up organisations and helped them structure commercial teams and attract outstanding talent for executive sales, marketing and commercial roles. […]

What drives high performance in the workplace?

What drives high performance in the workplace? What drives high performance at work? On 2nd January 2018 I introduced “Positive Choices for 2018” – both here on-line and to our team at BarrettClark Executive Search.  Since then we have been exploring Positive Psychology – the Science of Wellbeing – and […]

Positivity and Mindset In The Workplace: 6 Reasons Behind The Success

According to legend a masked hero named Zorro roamed….. Crisis and Chaos. Negativity is the currency, fear around Brexit, the economy struggling, the high street is failing. And don’t forget the weather situation. Amid all of this I was asked recently why things are going well in our corner….it was […]

Positivity Is The Centre Around Which Success Orbits

Looking back on January……I can say that good choices and positivity has resulted in numerous successes at BarrettClark…. the year has started with a bounce…. a fizz….and a yelp of excitement. What has been most striking is the results in our business from the work we are doing around positive […]

The Good Old Days of Advertising

I am a bit old school and back in the day we used to spend hours scripting elegantly worded adverts, handing them to an advertising agency who would then create and publish in the Sunday Times Appointments section. A very satisfying and lavishly expensive exercise where we would try and […]

The History & Future Of British Television

Who knew that under a hundred years after the first public demonstration of television to members of the Royal Institution of John Logie Baird in 1926, we would now be able to create our own augmented reality in which we can become our very own television. Many would assume that […]

Positive choices for 2018

I’ve just got back from Australia.   Between London, Hong Kong, Sydney, Geelong and 5 days of The Ashes Test Match at the MCG in Melbourne I had some time to observe, read and mull over. I also met the inspirational Dr. Paige Williams, from the Centre of Positive Psychology at […]

Is the future unclear for the smaller Leisure Trust?

Is the future unclear for the smaller Leisure Trust? In my early career I worked in the world of outsourced leisure and for the last 17 years I have supported the industry with executive search services on senior and executive appointments.  My experience in working with a wide variety of […]