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Women in Business Event : Become an Agile Minded Business Woman Funded by the Superfast Business Cornwall Programme I am delighted to be part of this Women in Business event focusing on women in tech and all women who want to become an agile minded business woman and run their lives and businesses in a more agile way! Become an Agile Minded Business Woman Tuesday 9 May 2017 Pool Innovation Centre, Pool TR15 3PL www.sfbcornwall.co.uk/workshops-events Agenda: 09.00-09.30 Registration 09:30-09:45 Welcome – Superfast Business Cornwall 09:45-10:45 Belinda Wadock ‘Become an Agile Minded Business Woman’ 10:45-11.15 Break and networking 11.15-12.15 Agile Action Learning Workshop and Q&A 12.15-12:30Read More →

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How to build an agile business Starting an agile business is an exciting time, full of challenges, learning and opportunity.  Many succeed but many fail too, being agile in business is vital to giving your business the best chance of success. In the tech start up sector there is a popular method used as a product development and business management tool kit know as agile.  It’s a methodology that aims to maximise profit, deliver value and help you to enjoy the journey of shaping and building a successful business.  In many ways the method is a mind set and way to help you to approachRead More →

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Being Agile in Business was shortlisted for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Management book of the year.  I am delighted to see agile methods gaining positive feedback in the business management community. The book received some great feedback from the CMI judges which was ranked in the top 5 of the 55 books submitted in the category. Shortlisted for the ‘Practical Manager’ category at the Chartered Management Institute Management Book of the Year Awards. Judges’ comments:   “A unified suite of practical tools that will enable all managers to work faster, think clearer and improve their agility.” Ian MacEachern, Category Chair “I would recommend itRead More →

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Agile Management: Tips for building a brighter future 05 February 2016 How agile management can help managers to a more successful future By 2016 Management Book of the Year Shortlist author Belinda Waldock The recent CMI Future Forecast reported British managers have the gloomiest outlook since 2012, optimism has fallen and poor management is being blamed for under performance. The report identifies a need to overcome the barriers of bureaucracy, poor culture and outdated technology. Management goals identified are improving cost control, productivity and performance, through better management and leadership, culture change and investment into technology. Belinda Waldock, author of Being agile in Business, shortlistedRead More →

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Ways to work smarter Business author, Belinda Waldock, shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year prize shares top tips on how to be more effective at work in 2016: 1. Take a reality check Whether projects, plans or ideas, visual mapping helps gain immediate clarity to help identify, understand, share and review work in progress both for you as a manager, and for your team. Agile tools literally put the writing on the wall providing a real time snapshot and practical communication channel which will encourage collaboration and help maintain a shared understanding and perspective within a team. 2. Cut yourself some slackRead More →