business growth

Is the perceived lack of employee engagement really a lack of manager competence?

Confused? Let me explain. Like many business owners you have invested in the annual Strategic Workshop with your senior & middle management team. Together you set the vision, agreed on the strategies that would get you there, got the buy-in and commitment on the who, what, when & where. Sounded great at the time, you… Continue reading Is the perceived lack of employee engagement really a lack of manager competence?

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EOFY – What does it mean for you?

Here in Australia, today is the last business day of the financial year. How did you go? Did you achieve your goals? Did you have goals or did you just plod along and hope for the best? Regardless of the result, with a brand new year beginning you have the opportunity to set course for… Continue reading EOFY – What does it mean for you?

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Why are my sales trending down?

Well to begin, what are you selling and who is your market? Is that market real or perceived? What is your realistic share of that market? In this ever evolving Smartphone/Tablet/Social Media World is your product/service even relevant anymore??? Don’t get upset with me!!! It’s what is called a product’s life cycle and you have… Continue reading Why are my sales trending down?

business growth · strategic vision · systems

Help your business grow by getting out of the way! Part 3

In part 1 you determined the strategic vision of your business, then in part 2 you went about marketing that vision. Now, you need to put systems in place so that you the owner are not a part of the business, so that it runs (profitably!) without you. To do this requires a thorough analysis… Continue reading Help your business grow by getting out of the way! Part 3

business growth · strategic vision

Help your business grow by getting out of the way! Part 1

Increase your profit and turn your business into a highly saleable asset Before we begin, imagine its 12 months or two years from now.  A potential buyer walks into your business and asks to see how things operate…. You happily walk her through your business pointing out how these days it runs without you, how you… Continue reading Help your business grow by getting out of the way! Part 1