Pato in Lycra

Pato in Lycra

When our director Simon Paterson (Pato) announced that he was doing a charity ‘bike ride’ everyone at ISG had nightmares involving mental images of him squeezing into a pair of lycra shorts, and marvelled at the engineering effort involved in making a bike that could cope with the stress of supporting his ‘fuller figured’ frame (The

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GOAT (Greatest Of All Time)

GOAT (Greatest Of All Time)

‘GOAT’ is a term that was used recently to describe Tom Brady when he helped engineer a comeback of the ages in this years Super Bowl. A remarkable achievement to come back from the brink of disaster. However, at ISG this prompted one of the most repeated bar room conversations in the country, on who we thought was worthy

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What make’s a good conference great?

What make’s a good conference great?

What makes a good conference great? From the feedback, we’ve received over the years (Yes, someone does read the conference feedback forms) it’s the quality of the facilitator or keynote speaker. That’s what clients and staff always remember and judge the experience on. So, with that in mind now the silly season is well and

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Reward and Recognition

Reward and Recognition

Don’t get me wrong, financial reward is a great thing, but it’s not the equivalent of recognition. It’s a short term solution. Recognition is a key tool in employee and client retention programs for a reason, people need more than constructive feedback and positive affirmation. They need recognition of extra effort. They need to “feel”

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