Any fool can be busy. Just as it takes no special talent to run around like a headless chicken, it takes no special talent to be consumed by other people’s deadlines.
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Lots of people write business plans and then leave them to gather dust. Others run a mile from the very notion of a business plan. But is it just a paper exercise or what is it all about? Do you really need one and iIs there a simple way of approaching it?
To see new ways is to first think in new ways…. You will start to change the world as soon as you start to CHANGE your perception of it.
One of the top ten skills needed to be an effective leader is managing change. The day-to-day operations command our attention but this can become the death spiral of our small businesses.
A meeting that is not constructively planned, lacks a purpose, is not properly conducted and ends with no action points is exactly that..
What would you do for a million euros? Not only does this raise questions about one’s value system but it opens the floodgates of our imagination and our fears.
So what do I recommend? Well, keep informed about all the above and any other areas that may have an impact on your business, keep your staff informed and onside, ignoring issues never makes them go away?
Being involved in Business Continuity for the last 20 years I suspect I have a different perspective than most on both business and the economy.
How could a SWOT analysis be my best friend? Think about the last time you had a really deep, soul-connecting conversation with a good friend.
When dealing with customer projects, we must maintain the realisation that the project is for our customers and not for us. We are doing it at their request and their needs must be to the forefront of project consideration at all times.