Tips, advice and solutions for business owners wanting to grow or improve their business
Have you ever read a business note, perhaps an email or a letter and thought – huh, what’s that about.....as the tone or content of the note is as if its been written for someone else? Well perhaps it has!
In business I have found that the principle of writing for a “third party” audience, is actually not that uncommon.... read more
At some point - and we have all done it, we get to a point of knowledge within our business or industry were we feel……. comfortable. It is at this very point; you can guarantee that you have just fallen BEHIND the game.
Business is ALWAYS evolving....... read more
How many times have heard the immortal catch cry, "I don't have enough time" and then....the more scary question - how many times have you been the one to utter it?
The lack of time is really the combination of our perception and tolerance.... read more
Whether it be in sport or business, the difference between success and failure can often be simply doing one more thing than the competition. The extra phone call, one more prototype, another sales approach, an additional quality check, a larger focus group, an extra tier of service etc etc.....any of these can be the secret ingredient to business success.... read more
Many business owners are time poor and simply don't find the time to read the more comprehensive articles. So if you are looking for a bunch of potent tips for your business - then this short article is for you.... read more
Business Sale Building Blocks - The prospect of selling a business, or at least positioning it so it can be sold, will be confronted by all business owners eventually. It may be for 20 years down the track (rare) or to sell now (more common), but the simple reality is that all businesses will have a change of ownership at some point.... read more
Business owners tolerate a lot, whether it is poor performing staff, process problems, cash flow, IT and the like. In doing this, the level of stress or pressure on the owner (and in many cases - the business) rises in direct proportion.... read more
"Fail to plan is planning to fail" - Winston Churchill.
Even though this well used line receives universal acceptance in conversation....... few businesses "walk the talk".... read more
How many times have you been given some news and reacted badly; triggering a sudden or violent reaction, not gaining an understanding or getting the full message?... read more
All too often this is the catch cry after a major incident.....a show stopping incident.....a business crippling incident…... read more