Keeping the spotlight on the increasing number of businesses that will go digital in the future, I’m looking to develop a digitalised on-line form of my existing What If? peer group forums through cost effectively engaging my Southern California blog readership and other channels. To make my digital dream a reality I’m seeking your help […]

As the long-awaited sun energises us, we purchase the latest colourful summer styles and attire and look forward to sharing warm summer evenings with family and friends. But are you applying the same principle to your own business in terms of keeping up with the latest trends and fashions? At the recent Thinking Digital Conference […]

Is your business model fit and strong enough to withstand the tough months ahead? As markets continue to expand, contract and shift in response to changing economic conditions, it’s time to re-look at your business model and the key criteria driving it. The burning – and arguably most important question as we enter Quarter 2 […]

If someone asks you why your clients select you over your competitors, like most business leaders, you’d probably say it boils down to the top class service or products you deliver – and the strong relationships you’ve forged with them. However you’d be wrong according to authors Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson in their book; […]

Have you considered how operating a world class business – irrespective of your size and sector – would impact on your company’s performance and profitability? Why is it that some companies, such as Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd, excel at this formula? They turn out three cars every fifty nine seconds all day, every day. […]

Whatever industry or sector you are operating in – and irrespective of whether you are selling widgets or wills – keeping the sales pipeline flowing is a perennial challenge in today’s tough climate where more is expected for less. As a business strategist and performance coach who has added £110 million to the bottom line […]

Do you wonder why businesses frequently change their logos, decor and uniforms – and why supermarkets constantly alter the positioning of their products? What was wrong with how these companies used to look you may ask – after all everyone knew who they were and what they did – so why the need to change? […]

I’d be very surprised if you were not experiencing some degree of emotional fallout from the most difficult decisions demanded of you in beefing up your business culture to achieve better financial controls. Having accepted –  after much introspection and soul searching – the type of boss you need to become, your solitary path includes […]

If our previous posts on toughening up your business culture to ramp up your financial controls and make your business more lucrative have made you think, act and lead differently – then brace yourself for what could conceivably be the most painful challenge to date. Establishing whether you really have what it takes to make […]

Having signed up to toughening up your business culture to dramatically improve your financial controls and your company’s profitability and long term viability, you will be prepared for more tough decisions ahead. The decision to make this change was not taken lightly – and this is a journey from which there is no turning back. […]