Client Testimonials

Why we get hired.

Paul Donovan, former CEO of Odeon and Eircom 

Ian McCaig, CEO First Utility, former CEO

Jeff Dodds, Managing Director – Mobile, of Virgin Media, former CEO of Tele2

Tim Pennington, CFO Millicom, former CFO of Three

David Sangster, former GM of Airwave

Mentor’s clients share their insights

Leadership Insights

How Mentor engages with a client

The evolution of the program delivery team

Exploiting network densification to accelerate 5G deployment

“Knowing” isn’t the same as “Doing” – David Hilliard, CEO Mentor

Is Strategy Execution a Core Competence in your Business? Ian McCaig, CEO First Utility

Making Program Execution a Core Capability – Mentor’s Real Time Help

Why Programs Collapse

1. Why Strategy Execution Fails: The First Signs

2. A Missing Link Between Strategy and Execution

3. Mission-Critical is Rare

4. The Wrong Organisational Structure

5. The ‘Most Affected Director’ Syndrome

6. PMOs and Prince2-itis

7. Poor Resource Allocation

8. The Denial Phase

9. Strategy Execution: Turning the Corner with a Healthcheck

10. Why Strategy Execution Fails: Common Sense is Not That Common

11. Organisational Cultures

David Hilliard and Ian Waters discuss Mentor’s pragmatic and direct approach