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

Are You Leaving Money on the Table? The Best Way to Boost Company Profitability.

If we look at the three variables in company profitability - sales volume, price and costs - the one that has the greatest impact on profits is price. And yet many businesses place their highest emphasis on the other two areas. Some years ago, McKinsey looked at this...

Be Imperfect – It’s Great For Business!

Perfect [adj] - having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be. Isn’t this what we want from businesses and leaders we deal with? I would argue not – that what we want is a level of imperfection. It’s...

“If there’s one thing that’s certain in business, it’s uncertainty.” – Stephen Covey

We’re approaching the new year at a time of almost unparalleled uncertainty and yet in our business planning process we’re supposed to be certain, to plan effectively. But, as renowned businessman, educator and author, Stephen Covey said, “If there’s one thing that’s...
4 Reasons for Team Underperformance

4 Reasons for Team Underperformance

Times are tough, and likely to be getting tougher for the foreseeable future, so having a high-performing team is crucial for your business. Yet, it seems, underperformance is on the rise, with Gallup’s 2022 State of...

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Success Secrets of the World’s Best CEOs

Success Secrets of the World’s Best CEOs

Statistics show that some 40% of CEOs fail within their first three years – a high, and costly, failure rate. Understanding the success secrets of the world’s best CEOs will help your business, your own development,...

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7 Biggest CEO Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

7 Biggest CEO Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Being a CEO can be tough – as the old adage goes, “It’s lonely at the top.” Yet some CEOs lead really successful businesses and do so wherever they are. How do they achieve this? Simply, by learning about best...

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