Strategy

“Do you have a self-development plan?”

Does your business feel like it has stalled? Has it plateaued? Or flatlined? Reason # 10 Very few are blessed (or cursed) with the courage and determination that is going to make it work. So count yourself in that very...

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“Do you spend time working on your Business?”

Does your business feel like it has stalled? Has it plateaued? Or flatlined? Reason # 9 Without a doubt time is our most precious, and our most perishable asset. How we use time is, I believe the greatest differentiator between...

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“Does your Leadership team have confidence and swagger?”

Does your business feel like it has stalled? Has it plateaued? Or flatlined? Reason # 8 In the same way that a team that is not aligned will get in its own way and start working against itself. The same...

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“Are you a Team or a bunch of disconnected individuals?”

Does your business feel like it has stalled? Has it plateaued? Or flatlined? Reason #7 If you have ever watched kids playing football you will be familiar with the sight of every player on the pitch chasing the ball around...

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“How to make hard work more seamless”

Does your business feel like it has stalled? Has it plateaued? Or flatlined? Reason # 6 Leverage is a frequently used but often misunderstood word in business. Archimedes is reputed to have said “Give me a place to stand, and...

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“Is your business constantly under a price pressure?”

Does your business feel like it has stalled? Has it plateaued? Or flatlined? Reason #5 If you and I sell exactly the same thing in exactly the same way, the only way we can compete for our customers’ business is...

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“Do you know the numbers in your Business?”

Does your business feel like it has stalled? Has it plateaued? Or flatlined? Reason #4 Some time ago I had a coffee with a much respected founder and owner of an enterprise I had once worked in. He is very...

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“What is the one thing, in your life, that would make your life better, that you are not doing now”?

Does your business feel like it has stalled? Has it plateaued? Or flatlined? Reason #3 Time is our most precious and most perishable resource. You will never have this time again and I believe that the most fundamental difference between...

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“Has your business flat-lined in recent months?”

Reason #2 Another reason why business seem to stall or flatline is that the business leader isn’t clear enough about the value that she brings the client. Businesses only exist because they bring value. They can charge more for the...

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Does your business feel like it has stalled? Has it plateaued? Or flatlined?

Reason #1 People all the time come to me with stories about their business. After a period of consistent and often rapid growth, they feel that suddenly it has stopped growing. They use expressions like, ‘it seems to have stalled’,...

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“Get Better of Get Beaten”

Get Better or Get Beaten I came across a fantastic TED talk this week by the American  surgeon, writer, and public health researcher Atul Gawande. He was looking at reducing the death rate of both mothers and children in an...

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“How to dramatically help your business”

Things to look for in a business coach, Certifications A business coach can dramatically help you to develop your business; to scale it to a different level with different results and achieve greater financial outcomes with less stress and less...