Letting a party know that you are in negotiations with others can be an important tool to get the best deal. When negotiations have become stagnant and the other party has lost sight of the strength of your position, making it clear that they are the ones that need you – and that you could […]
SpringTide’s Tony Moldo explains what Taxonomy is and how using it effectively can benefit your business. What is Taxonomy? Taxonomy is defined as a branch of science concerned with the classification of something. Within a best-in-class organisation, it’s a hierarchical classification of entities of interest to an enterprise. The value of these structures is not […]
In the run up to the election, the Conservative Party’s plans regarding NHS funding are taking up a lot of the headlines.
One can understand the attention. The NHS has a £115.4bn budget, one of the largest of any government department. Yet this can appear a relatively modest figure when we consider the comprehensive healthcare offered and set it against the historical and ideological basis of the NHS.
Stakeholder Management (SM) is a title that – unlike many terms and labels found in business, which can over-elaborate or complicate the simplest of activities – does exactly what it says on the tin. SM is a the practice of involving, understanding and working with any person who has a stake or interest in a […]
The news will be awash with quotes and analysis regarding the verbal communication after the debate, but there probably won’t be many talking about body language.
Whether it’s a restaurant menu, an egg or a card for Easter or raw materials for manufacture, we all like to have a decent selection to choose from. There does, however, come a point in the “proliferation of choice” where diminishing returns set in. Confusion comes along, decisions are delayed and quality is harder to […]
A rare astronomical event is currently taking place and we have witnessed its impact on North Sea tides during the last few days, peaking on Saturday. The event is of special interest to SpringTide – because we refer to its effects in the name of our company. Every month, when there is a new moon […]
With all the attention on the red carpet at the Oscars, it’s not only a question of who is wearing what; it also begs the question who is earning what? Charlize Theron has recently been reported as demanding equal pay in Hollywood. According to the New York Post, after emails were leaked she discovered her male […]
Would you like to be a better negotiator? Whether it’s for work or in everyday life, everybody negotiates, so being able to win is essential! Take this quick quiz to find out what your natural negotiation style is, and we’ll give you some handy tips on how you can use your style to win your next negotiation.
What an honour it was to be asked to take part at Warwickshire College, Rugby for the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy negotiation challenge and also being a ‘dragon’ hearing the student pitches. The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy was set up by Peter Jones, CBE, entrepreneur and star of ‘Dragon’s Den’, with a view to encouraging […]