Yearly Archives: 2017


Businesses Fail through Poor Management

Businesses fail because managers fail and sadly there will be many operations which eventually succumb to bankruptcy. There are those that remain solvent but are unable to realise a profit sufficient to make a continuation of business worthwhile. And then there are those businesses which fall well short of their full potential. Failure to reach [...]

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Leadership When I look back over the years and consider the more successful companies I have been associated with, particularly those who have been pro-active in securing a future, there has been a strong controlling influence. Leadership over management. Managers are usually good at controlling the tasks their employees perform and how they go about [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Leadership

Business Success is Attainable

In business today, success will come from companies that are flexible, adaptive, innovative, responsive and who have invested in highly skilling their workforce. They will be focussed on and know their customer needs and the needs of the potential market the can service. I also believe they would invest time in developing productive links with [...]

By |October 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Business Success is Attainable

A Powerful case for Change & Best Practice Management

A Powerful Case for Change and Best Practice Management There is an imperative and powerful case for change so that business can confront the volatile and demanding market prerequisite’s for sustainable success. Strategic Change Is integral to and focussed on the organisations strategic plan Leads to high performance, dramatically improved results with measurable differences Is [...]

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Let Strategic Management Secure Your Future

There is still an urgent need for businesses to be strategised and rebuilt around coherent business processes. To accomplish this, consideration still needs to be given to 're-engineering'. Even the most successful companies need to embrace and apply the principles of re-engineering or they will be overshadowed by those who do. Business re-engineering simply means [...]

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Make Managing Success Sustainable

In the process of developing operational business improvement/turnaround strategies it is critical that all options be carefully identified and evaluated. I guard against placing forward plans in a strategic straightjacket and pursuing the same strategies that have always pursued rather than stepping back, taking a fresh look at the strategic options available and adopting a [...]

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Strategise for Tomorrow

There is no doubt that many managers today really want to make a difference and look at having more influence with people in their business and marketplace. But a lot of these managers have stopped trying to make the necessary change happen because they believe it has all just become too hard. They even develop [...]

By |August 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Strategise for Tomorrow

The Power of Leveraging your Customer Base

The Power of Leveraging your Client Base I often wonder why more businesses do not strategise the leverage of their customer base. In my experience there needs to be a new thinking about this important area of potential growth. Do you see ‘Customer Loyalty’ as an integral part of your strategic business plan and perhaps [...]

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Sharpen the Perspective of your Business Thinking

A common dilemma in many businesses I assist with turnaround strategies is the myriad of challenges associated with our volatile and uncertain economic climate. But I see this as a marvellous opportunity to stay ahead of competition. To sharpen the overall perspective of the business plan and organisation to ensure management and controls are totally [...]

By |July 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sharpen the Perspective of your Business Thinking

Objectives for Business & Personal Success

In my many years of assessing business operations a common problem I have found is that many people have never taken the time to think about what they want from their business or in fact their own lives. They typically live one day at a time both personally and professionally. Unfortunately as a leader, people [...]

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