Article by Mark Gregory:

Many thanks to all of you who took the time to wish me congratulations on our 5-year anniversary of the incorporation Unleash & Engage. It certainly has been a whirlwind journey, from sitting in my dining room wondering what my business future would hold to creating a multimillion-pound business, with a gang of 40 plus consultants, doing some great work with blue-chip companies and fantastic SME’s alike.

As I watched the messages of congratulations come my way recently, I thought some of you may be interested in reading my reflections on the last 5 years, so here they are:

5 Reflections on the Business Transformation Conundrum:

  1. Don’t try and change behaviour in isolation, it never works – belief is the foundation for success.
  2. Once belief exists transformation doesn’t take long, it’s just a matter of changing habits.
  3. Habit change doesn’t take long, but building habits does take intensity and frequency.
  4. Engagement is the route to sustainment – people protect what they build.
  5. Sustainment is the only true route to profit


5 Reflections on my Business Journey to date:

  1.  I set out from day one to build a brand people love, not a business. There is a difference and my belief in what I was doing made me make some different choices and decisions.
  2. Cashflow is not ‘King’, it’s the full deck of cards.
  3. People buy people, so just be yourself.
  4. You can’t do good business with bad people, so don’t try. Don’t compromise your beliefs and values just to do business.
  5. There are no rules, business can be whatever you want it to be, it’s your choice