Strategy

Keys To The Vault

Talking to business owners who are trying to improve their performance, I am often struck with the feeling that they are looking for the one “Golden Key” which will unlock the vault of business success.  I often hear things like, “if...

Strategy

Is Now A Good Time To Be In Business?

With thoughts of a double dip recession, an austerity budget and tales of doom and gloom for many business owners and leaders this is a key question. These challenging times will be testing the resolve of many. I look at...

Strategy

If You Always Do What You’ve Always Done…

You will always get what you always got, or so the saying goes, but I suspect that today you probably won’t even get (the results) you always got, because somebody else will. We live in days of unprecedented change. In...

Strategy

More Forecasts of Recessions and Gloom

The media is full of doom and gloom again. They talk of a double dip recession, public spending cuts and the like.I am noticing (again) an increase in negativity and despair among business people.For sure there will be tough times...