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Thoughts on topics to help you make more of your business…

“Sell the problem you solve. Not the Product.” – Unknown

We’re often so involved with the products we sell that when talking to prospective customers we don’t address their problems and solve them with the solution we’re selling. We focus on the product itself, and then wonder why the customer is not jumping at the...

Planning for 2022 – 5 Priorities for CEOs & the Board

Reading an article on 2022 priorities for CEOs and the board by McKinsey recently reinforced my view that this is not just for large corporates, as so many people think. The priorities are equally valid for SMEs, too – especially those looking for growth in the years...

“Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar

Another great quote from Zig Ziglar this week – success in business really is about planning: prepare for the worst although you expect the best, which is just human nature after all, while being ready to capitalize on what comes – most likely something between the...
OKR – Measuring What Matters

OKR – Measuring What Matters

One of the most difficult things for leaders is accurately measuring performance of the team – it’s key for skills development and business success. Many approaches exist, from appraisals and ranking to systems like...

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6 Ways to Better Leadership

6 Ways to Better Leadership

We all know things are different and, for many, tough with all the changes we’re seeing in the world. Business (and political) leadership is under increasing scrutiny and this trend will continue. Add to this “The...

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Is Your Business Ready for “The Perfect Storm”?

Is Your Business Ready for “The Perfect Storm”?

I don’t know if you’ve seen this great MindBullet entitled “China’s Perfect Storm” which was “written from 30 years in the future”. For those of you unfamiliar with it, MindBullets sends out a weekly ‘bullet’ written...

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