Category Archives: Stuart’s World

Coasting To Success

A few years ago, I was persuaded by some friends to cycle the Coast-to-Coast route across England, from Morecambe to Bridlington. So, although not a dedicated cyclist, I bought the bike, the shoes and the lycra outfits and spent some … Continue reading

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Stamp of Disapproval

I have recently sent out copies of my new book, First & Fast, to people who had signed up for a free copy. I attached a ‘large letter’ first class stamp to each package. It turns out the stamp was … Continue reading

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How Fast-Paced Leaders Build High-Speed Companies – and other recent articles…

In case you’ve missed them, I have recently had these articles published: Chief Executive – How Fast-Paced Leaders Build High-Speed Companies – read it here The CEO Magazine – 7 Ways To Transform Your Organization’s Speed and Agility – read … Continue reading

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SportsAid Sponsorship 2016

I’m delighted to announce that Morgan Cross Consulting has partnered with SportsAid for a second year to provide support to three of the UK’s most promising young sports stars: Eleanor Baldwin – a 16-year old swimmer; Niamh Emerson – a … Continue reading

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Hands In The Air

We’ve just returned from a family holiday in Ibiza. We have some friends who live there and work in the nightclub industry. One evening – which turned into morning! – they took us to some clubs. At one club my wife … Continue reading

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Supporting The Next Generation of Team GB’s Sports Stars

I’m delighted to announce that Morgan Cross Consulting has partnered with SportsAid to provide support to the next generation of Team GB’s sports stars. You can find out more about the five young athletes we are supporting here – http://www.morgancross.co.uk/about/sportsaid/ … Continue reading

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7 Lessons From High-Growth Businesses

A few weeks ago I spoke to the leadership team of one of my retail clients about what creates a high-growth business. Here, very briefly, are the 7 lessons I shared: Willing to be first. Most successful businesses are generally … Continue reading

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You Can’t Spray And Sprint

As part of the research for the new book I’m writing, I recently met with Richard Baker, the former CEO of Boots the Chemists and now the Chairman of Whitbread plc and DFS Limited. Richard talked about the importance of … Continue reading

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Case Study: Growing Share and Profits at Topps Tiles

Situation In 2011 the executive team at Topps Tiles plc were looking to refresh and strengthen their strategy and identify new avenues for sustainable growth Our role Since 2011 Morgan Cross Consulting has worked with the executive team to Identify … Continue reading

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New Testimonial: Andrew Trofimowicz, DFS

I have been working with Andrew Trofimowicz, an executive director at the UK’s biggest sofa company, DFS, over the past few months. Here’s what Andrew said about the experience: “Stuart’s unique combination of understanding how large organisation’s work, his ability … Continue reading

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