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

Life Happens – The Importance of Cash Flow in Keeping Your Business Running through Troubled Times

We’ve all had it – those times when ‘Life’ gets in the way of running your business. Yet, paradoxically, it’s often in these times when your business seems to need you the most. So, how to you ensure you can focus on things outside the business and keep the company...

“If I had to run a company on three measures, those measures would be customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and cash flow.” – Jack Welch

A great comment by the legendary Jack Welch. I think few business owners would disagree with the measures of customer and employee satisfaction, but many might question seeing cash flow, as opposed to profit, as the third measure. But a profitable company can still be...

How an Unretirement Policy will Improve Your Business

Last week I wrote about how an Unretirement policy – enabling older workers who would previously have been expected to retire – can be a significant driver in overcoming the skills shortage. This clearly struck a chord with many people, judging by the number of ‘hits’...
Gemba – Taking MBWA to the Next Level

Gemba – Taking MBWA to the Next Level

MBWA, introduced by HP in the 70s and popularised by management guru Tom Peters in the 80s has successfully taken generations of managers out from behind their desks to become more involved and better leaders. Is it...

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The Power of Accountability in Business Success

The Power of Accountability in Business Success

Business is facing a growing problem with declining levels of engagement by staff. Lower engagement means lower productivity, less customer satisfaction and increased costs. Put simply – it’s bad for business. And yet,...

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