In 2022 (was April, now October) the UK government will introduce new rules for High Fat, Sugar and Salt (actually Sodium levels not Salt!). The new rules impact three areas of brand behaviour: Volume Promotions Display Space Media (kicks in end 2022) Estimated by IRI that £1.1bn of sales is at risk. What you need… Read More
Transforming learning starts with a transformation of L&D
CEOs highlighting that their organisations are not developing skills fast enough should be a rallying cry to L&D to take a look at itself. Here are five thoughts to help that process: 1. It’s about performance, not learning By looking past “learning”, refocussing on “performance” and throwing off the shackles of a “course only mindset”,… Read More
Creating replay value – a lesson from gaming
It’s very fair to say that I can’t add “gaming” to my list of interests or hobbies unless you count the occasional venture into BubbleXplode or Two Dots as a way to pass time at an airport! What does interest me however is looking for more and varied ways to help make things stickier, particularly… Read More
Is my team really good enough?
Growth is ultimately about asking the consumer, shopper and/or customer to do something differently in the future than they have done in the past. And doing something differently moving forward naturally requires a new decision altogether, not simply a repeat of one made in the past. Influencing a behaviour change in others typically starts with… Read More
Delivering your growth agenda: the Sales role
Quantic’s core principle is that connected organisations out-perform their competition. By connected, we mean those businesses whose functional strategies are aligned behind one consistently understood growth agenda. Our previous posts have looked at the necessity to align these strategies behind a common growth agenda. Initiated by the Marketing function and expressed as Category Growth Drivers,… Read More
Create a culture for people to shine
Well, 2019 has arrived like a flash. Special festive times have come and gone and we have what might feel like a mountain to climb ahead of us. Economies are tight, uncertainty is high and every business is trying to do more with less. It is all about perspective. Those who dig for the opportunities… Read More
Optimising your ROTI (Return on Training Investment)?
L&D teams are busy reaching out to their functional leaders reviewing 2018 programmes and co-creating the shape of their 2019 capability priorities and plans. Our findings show that all too often the review discussion goes along the lines of “disappointing versus expectations” and the default is to reach for the crutch of more “10”. Perhaps… Read More
Transforming IT from supplier to partner
The value of technology becoming even stronger in the future is unquestioned. Every day it becomes more embedded in the way we live and work and has become a primary driver of business success. Technology only delivers competitive advantage when its power and potential is fully understood and connected to corporate ambition. In many organisations,… Read More
World Cup football … is it all about winning?
As the dust settles on a wonderful football World Cup magnificently hosted by Russia, we have winners and others not quite so successful. Well done France, deserved winners who should feel truly proud of their success. Competitive sport is all about winning. However, this World Cup had more than that for me. Equally important is… Read More
The increasing importance of AQ as a growth driver. What’s your ability to ADAPT?
The late great Stephen Hawking defined intelligence as ‘the ability to adapt to change’ and change dominates all of our landscapes. In the single second it took to read that sentence, Visa processed over 3 million transactions and right now 56,000 Google searches have returned tens of billions of results links. For all commercial functions… Read More