business growth · profit · strategic vision · strategy

Kicking Goals? If not, why not?

As we approach the end of the calendar year I recommend an honest review of your business; how sales are tracking, what works, what doesn’t and make the changes necessary NOW so that you do hit those targets. This is true for all aspects of our life but for now, back to business. I would… Continue reading Kicking Goals? If not, why not?

business growth · strategic vision

Last Quarter, Last Chance!

Okay, third quarter over and into the final straight if you do business here in Australia. How is your business tracking? Hopefully you have the tools in place to know, but if not its the ideal time to implement them for the new financial year in July. But firstly, back to the last quarter and… Continue reading Last Quarter, Last Chance!

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?

business growth · fitness

Are You Fit to Lead?

A question that has popped up several times over the past 8 weeks of my quest to regain fitness is just how fit are most leaders? From my experience as a management consultant on the Gold Coast I suspect that the answer for most would be “not really”. What do I mean by fit to… Continue reading Are You Fit to Lead?

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