• Have you lost your passion?

    The definition of passion – intense emotion compelling action. When we say the word passion it instantly creates an image and a feeling. As entrepreneurs and visionaries it’s a word that should feature highly in many aspects of our lives. When we understand what our passions really are it helps us to work towards our goals and what we really want to achieve, […]

  • EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT 15% OFF  We are offering a special early bird discount of 15% off for organisations who book with us before the end of January 2016 (for courses that run in Spring 2016).   Amanda Murrell Associates Ltd is an award-winning group of consultants, who are experienced in planning and executing large innovative learning […]

  • On My Travels

    2015 has been a big year for us internationally, with two trips to Dubai and Australia, and a number of international meetings to discuss tenders and work programmes, including the British Business Group Dubai & Northern Emirates (BBG) who I am hoping to do a Clarity4D session with small businesses at one of their networking events in April 2016 […]

  • Like Mother, like Daughter?

    Does the entrepreneurial spirit in you rub off on your family? According to a team of researchers at the University of Warwick1, women whose mothers were self-employed are up to 2.69 times more likely than other women to be self-employed themselves, as opposed to being employees or homemakers, but there’s no such effect on women of […]

  • Sadly our OMW programme working with offenders in HM Prison Bedford has ended…

    We were working alongside Gillian Ormston, of Double Trouble Development and Jacqueline Jardine, of Jardine-White Consulting Ltd, working with a number of male offenders at Her Majesty’s Prison Bedford, to help them make better life choices for the future on their release from prison. In a recent press release Justice Secretary Michael Gove, was quoted […]

  • Wheelchair

    Sometimes life takes an unexpected turn. It doesn’t necessarily mean catastrophe or tragedy but sometimes it is the small or short-term things can have a big impact on your ability to fulfill your plans. Recently, quite unexpectedly, I broke my toes. It was a small accident with big consequences. Suddenly I found myself completely incapacitated […]

  • I Don’t Trust My Team

    As an Executive Coach and believer in empowerment as part of management strategies, Trust is one of the top issues that is first raised when I start working with a new company.  And it is often one of the least understood in terms of where trust is missing. Regardless of whether you have built the […]

  • We are going to Prison for the next few weeks!

    It is true! Amanda Murrell Associates, and our partners Gillian Ormston of Double Trouble and Jacqueline Jardine of Jardine White Consulting, will be spending some time in Bedford Prison delivering our jointly developed “On My Way” Empowerment programme to a number of male offenders. Here at AMA we have always recognised that there is a need […]