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My first month as a numbers

It's been a busy few months as I moved from a wonderful few years spent with the Photobox Group to becoming Chief Executive for Conosco.

Playing to my 'purple' nature, here are some simple numbers to tell the tale of my first month as a CEO:
1 - organisational restructure0 - resulting redundancies4 - new members appointed to a newly-created Leadership Team spanning the UK and South Africa1 - tailored leadership skills course completed by the new Leadership Team20 - minutes that each leadership team member was asked by me to spend completing a self-analysis questionnaire~0 - the number of cynics asked to engage with the exercise1 professional lifetime - the time that the positive impact the individual questionnaire results that were presented to them will last on each of them (ask them, they agree.)62 minutes - the time it took us to escape from 'Escape Rooms' in London32 - the floor we ate lunch at in the Shard where we celebrated our offsite as a new Leadership te…