Everyone is doing the best that they can

26 July 2019

Today everyone in your office is doing the best they can. Do you realise this? … Yes, there are people who are not willing to put in the hours or the effort... Read more >

Route to compassionate leadership

17 August 2018

Firms with a culture of compassion achieve above average profits1. Leaders who act compassionately seek to alleviate the suffering of the people around them2. Compassionate workplaces are satisfying3. Compassion rocks … or... Read more >

The bounty of focus: Renown, profits and fun

12 February 2018

To build a remarkable firm with above average profits and no wasted effort requires the right mix of knowledge, challenge, and employees who “click” with clients. ... Read more >

What the Gig Economy means for CEOs

12 September 2017

The changing structure of the working community is a significant challenge for CEOs. The increasing globalisation of worker availability has changed the dynamics of workforce structure. There has always been a place... Read more >

Boiling frog syndrome

22 August 2017

You’ve heard it, put a frog into cool water and gradually heat it, and the frog will be boiled alive. Put the frog into hot water and it jumps straight out. Every... Read more >

How to lead an imposter

14 September 2015

Do you know who came into work today promising to complete a task believing that they did not have the skill to do so? ... Read more >

Top 6 Tips for Good Financial Health

8 April 2014

Here are my top tips for good financial health. In a previous blog, Three Key Ratios for Business Success I talked about the need for any business to achieve a certain rate of... Read more >

Business Maximiser Opportunities

17 March 2014

We have continued to see a number of businesses struggle to return to the prosperous times that were experienced several years ago. This performance has limited the number of opportunities they have... Read more >

The economy is picking up. Are you ready?

11 September 2013

The economy is picking up and it is a perfect time for the forward looking firm to ensure its house is in order.  It’s tempting to go for growth to offset the... Read more >

4 key attributes to a responsive business

30 January 2013

Making profit is an obligation for all enterprises whether big, small, not for profit or private.  All shareholders, owners, and constituents know that a policy of status quo will not produce ongoing... Read more >