Tag Archive: business tips

Jun 15

How to Deal with the Leadership Shift

Businesses are under increasing stress as markets are increasingly volatile, clients are more demanding, talent is scarcer and change occurs in faster and shorter cycles. To survive and thrive business leaders have to make faster decisions, on less information, and which have greater risk. This has led to a change in how leaders need to …

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Mar 15

The Top 5 Tools to Drive Strategy in Your Business

One of the many challenges facing business owners and managers is having the right “business tool” for the job. In business we often have a range of tools, systems and processes that enable us to drive the operational elements (CRMs, HR Systems, Financial Systems, Management tools, etc) but when it comes to developing strategy, we …

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Mar 12

3 Key Ideas to Help Business Leaders Succeed in 2013

1. Leadership is not about attributes it's about behaviour In a January 2013 article for Harvard Business Review on management versus leadership, experienced change expert, Dr John Kotter explains that leadership is not about attributes but rather about behaviour. A great point for many businesses to reflect on. Being technically skilled and in a senior …

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Mar 06

Can You Prove It?

One of the most critical issues for businesses is being clear about their sustainable competitive advantage (SCA). Or put another way, being able to answer the question: “Why would someone buy from you and not the person down the road?” As I have written about before there are a number of ways to attack this …

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