What’s New

Stuart Cross on the Business Elevation Show with Chris Cooper
May 20, 2016
For the past 30 years, business leaders have been exhorted to move faster and adopt a “ready, fire, aim” approach to the growth of their business. As the level of change and turbulence increases in all markets, all organizations must adapt—quickly!—or risk decline and decay. Click here to listen to this podcast.
Transformation Programs Fail To Transform
April 12 2013
Over 60% of corporate transformation programs fail to achieve their goals. A new approach is required to overcome this huge waste of financial resources and human effort, according to a new white paper by Morgan Cross Consulting, called Small Steps, Giant Leaps. For more information, click here.
The Three New Rules of Retail Success
February 13 2013
Retailers need to focus more on their customers’ shopping experience, improve their organisation’s ability to act and change direction and develop a cadre of ‘digital leaders’ if they are to succeed in the future, according to a new report by Morgan Cross Consulting. To find out more and download a copy of your report, click here.
New SGN Global Growth Survey
November 30 2012
We are delighted to announce the publication of our new survey on growth, which we’ve developed in conjunction with our colleagues across the Summit Global Network. The survey includes respondents from around the world, all of whom are CEOs and executive officers. To find out more and download a copy of your report, click here.
New Speaking Testimonial – Institute of Directors, Kettering
November 21 2012
Stuart recently spoke to the Kettering Business Breakfast Club, part of the Institute of Directors, on the topic of Rapid-Fire Strategy. Here’s what the meeting’s host, Melody Tipton, had to say about the session: “Stuart, I just wanted to say a huge thank you for addressing our Breakfast Club this morning. It was such an inspiring and motivational address and you had the members in the palm of your hand. You could have heard a pin drop – you really gave them something to think about!”
Stuart Helps Consultancy To Dramatically Drive Revenue Growth
November 12 2012
For the past six months, Stuart has been helping Timothy Carroll of Timothy Carroll Consultancy to develop his business. To read about the dramatic results Timothy has achieved as a result of this support, click here.
How Morgan Cross Consulting Helped Morrisons Develop A New Category Growth Strategy
July 13 2012
We have recently completed a project with Morrisons, the major grocery chain, to help one of their key categories develop a new strategy for growth. To find out what Nick Collard, Morrisons’ Marketing Director, had to say about the success of our collaboration, click here.
Morgan Cross Consulting Helps Spotless Punch To Set Strategic Priorities
April 30 2012
We have recently completed a project with Spotless Punch UK to clarify their strategic goals and priorities. To find out more, and to see what UK Managing Director, had to say about the project, click here.
Interview With Bob Garlick of Business Book Talk
March 29 2012
Stuart was recently interviewed by Bob Garlick oof Business Book Talk about Stuart’s new book, The CEO’s Strategy Handbook. Click here to listen to the interview and to see what Bob thought of the book.
Interview With Bob Morris
March 20 2012
Read business book blogger, Bob Morris’s review of Stuart’s book, The CEO’s Strategy Handbook, and find out what the novel, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy and the film, Local Hero, can teach you about strategy! To find out more click here.
Making Strategy Practical – An Interview With Libby Wagner
February 8 2012
Leadership expert, Libby Wagner, recently interviewed Stuart about his new book, The CEO’s Strategy Handbook. To listen to the interview, and to find out how business leaders can make strategy practical, click here.
New Speaking Testimonial – Direct Line
December 9 2011
Stuart recently spoke at the New Business Start Up Show at Earl’s Court, London on behalf of Direct Line. To find out what Jazz Gakhal, general manager of Direct Line For Business, had to say about Stuart’s sessions, click here.
Global Honour for UK based consultant
December 1, 2011
Stuart Cross, founder of Morgan Cross Consulting, is delighted to announce that he has become a member of The Summit Global Network which is a coalition of 22 of the most well respected consultants in the world. To find out more just click here.
Driving growth In turbulent times
September 20, 2011
The CEO’s Strategy Handbook is a practical guide to help CEO’s and senior executives smash through the myth that strategy is difficult and complicated. It is a tool to help companies find new ways to drive substantial, profitable growth. With the economic recovery still stumbling forward, this book is a well-timed initiative for those CEOs who want to act differently, grow their business and lead from the front. To find out more just click here.
Sneak Preview – The New Rules of Business Strategy
March 24, 2011
The CEO’s Strategy Handbook, the latest book written by Stuart Cross of Morgan Cross consulting, is due to be published this summer. Below he provides a sneak preview of the insightful and practical information readers can expect from the book. Stuart offers great advice for anybody who wants to help their business to grow and flourish in these challenging times. To find out more just click here.
Key to business start up success
January 27, 2011
The beginning of a year sees many would-be entrepreneurs starting up new business ventures. With the government cuts and many companies reducing their work force there are lots of individuals who are about to take the plunge and set up on their own. To find out more just click here.
Small is the new big – Morgan Cross Consulting go local
November 29, 2010
Stuart Cross of Morgan Cross Consulting, who is well known for his work with national blue chip companies, is now offering a service to support medium sized enterprises. To find out more just click here.
Stuart Cross Awarded Publishing Contract.
October 6, 2010
Global Professional Publishing announces today that Stuart Cross, founder of Morgan Cross Consulting, has been awarded a contract to publish his first book scheduled for release early next year. To find out more just click here.
Latest Booklet Launch: Accelerate Growth and Leave the Competition Behind.
August 12, 2010
Stuart Cross, founder of Morgan Cross Consulting has just published the second booklet in his essential series of strategy guides for business leaders. Fast Lane Innovation: How to accelerate Growth and Leave the Competition Behind focuses on how Executives can lead and drive innovation and growth for their organisation. To find out more just click here.
Perfect Pitch Workshops: It’s not just the idea that counts …
May 29, 2010
Retailers throughout the UK have benefited from a series of interactive workshops presented by Stuart Cross, founder of Morgan Cross Consulting. Members of Leading Edge, part of IGD, the food and grocery experts, have had the opportunity to learn about what it takes to gain senior management backing for their business proposals, and how to achieve this. The methodology is relevant for managers in any industry.  Click here to learn more.
New Client Success: How CEO’s Can Turn Higher Confidence into Profit Growth
April 09, 2010
With the economic recovery poised on a knife-edge Stuart Cross, founder of Morgan Cross Consulting has written a must-have booklet to guide business leaders through the process of formulating and delivering strategy. A recent survey by the British Chamber of Commerce shows that confidence is returning to British businesses and this book is for those chief executives who want to take advantage of the upturn, grow their businesses and lead from the front. Click here to find out more.
New Client Success: Creating High Growth Strategies For The Bristan Group
June 15, 2010
We have recently been working with the executive team from the Bristan Group, the UK’s largest supplier of bathroom and kitchen taps, showers, shower enclosures, decorative heating and bathroom accessories, helping them to develop new growth strategies for the business. Click here for more details of what we’ve achieved together.
Master Mentor Announcement For Private Roster Mentor Programme®
May 25, 2010
Stuart Cross, founder and director of Morgan Cross Consulting has been accredited as a Mentor Master in the world-wide The Private Roster Mentor Program® founded by Dr. Alan Weiss, consulting guru and creator of the Million Dollar Consulting® program. Cross was presented with his certificate in London, England, in February. Click here to find out more.
Latest Speaking Engagements for 2010
March 31 2010
To see Stuart’s upcoming speaking engagements, click here.
Driving Sustainable Strategies For Growth:
Stuart Speaks at the BMA
November 03, 2009
Stuart recently spoke at the Bathroom Manufacturers’ Association (BMA) annual conference, helping over 150 delegates find new ways to develop and drive innovation and growth for their businesses. For more details click here.
Strategy Directors’ Forum:
Upcoming Forum Sessions, August 04
August 04, 2009
We are delighted to announce that the next Strategy Directors’ Forum will be held in central London on Thursday 12 November. The topic will be “Driving Value From Acquisitions” and our guest speaker is StaffanEngstrom, Strategy Director for the Carillion Group plc. For more details click here.
Creating a Breakthrough Company:
Stuart speaks at Jupiter
June 3, 2009
There are still opportunities for profitable growth in today’s economy. That was the conclusion from Stuart’s session with managers and executives from across the East Midlands, hosted by Jupiter Design yesterday. Click here for more details
Strategy Directors’ Forum:
Creating Innovative Organisations with Mike Harris
April 28, 2009
The recession is providing opportunities for innovation and growth for those companies willing to focus on identifying and developing new ideas. This was the conclusion of the Morgan Cross Strategy Directors’ Forum held earlier this week. Click here for more details
Creating a Breakthrough Company:
Stuart to speak at Jupiter, Tuesday 2nd June
April 16, 2009

On Tuesday 2nd June Stuart will be speaking at Jupiter, the Nottingham design and media company, on the topic of Creating a Breakthrough Company. In a highly interactive and provocative session you will learn:

  • The three core areas for creating breakthrough organisations
  • When to persevere with a new growth initiative and when it’s time to boldly change course
  • How to escape the traps of success
  • Why groaking is bad for business

“All the evidence shows that, in economic downturns, it is those companies that are still willing to invest for longer term growth that perform the best in the recovery,” said Stuart. “This session is all about helping business leaders maintain their focus on innovation, opportunity and growth, even in these difficult times.”

Tickets are by invitation only and can be obtained by contacting Nicole Ward of Jupiter on 0115-965-1154 or by emailing her at nicole.ward@jupiterdesign.co.uk.

Stuart speaks to the Nottingham Executive MBA class
February 3, 2009
On 23 February Stuart will be speaking to the Nottingham University Executive MBA class on Strategy Consulting. His talk will focus on how a small, boutique consulting firm can compete effectively with the major players, such as McKinsey. Click here for more details
Stuart lectures at the University of Nottingham Business School
September 22, 2008
Earlier this month Stuart gave a lecture to the Executive MBA programme at Nottingham University Business School on Front-Line Strategy: 10 Practical Lessons in Developing Winning Strategies. Click here for more details
Stuart Cross becomes the first Briton to be inducted into the global Million Dollar Consultant® Hall of Fame
September 15, 2008
Stuart has become the first British consultant to be inducted into the global and prestigious Million Dollar Consultant® Hall of Fame. He was cited as “boldly focusing on dramatic and strategic growth, while also sharing his expertise through teaching”. Click here for more details
The 2nd Morgan Cross Strategy Directors’ Forum
September 1, 2008
The second Morgan Cross Strategy Directors’ Forum will be held in London on Tuesday 7 October. Stephen Ford, SVP Strategy for Avon Cosmetics in Europe, will lead the session on Finding the Rising Tides: The Strategy Directors’ Role in Driving Growth. Click here for more details

 

To find out more contact Stuart by clicking here or call +44-(0)1636-526111.