10th October 2019

Big egos strangle strategy

All great films rely on great stories, and all great stories rely on conflict. Without challenges, there is no surprise or tension and therefore, no drama. […]
8th October 2019

Any business can develop a sustainability policy

Every business can develop a sustainability policy to reduce our impact on the environment. As a consultant and business owner, I find that I can directly […]
2nd October 2019

How critical is the role to your business strategy?

For many businesses, recruitment is recruitment. A job is just another job. It may be a more important job or a less well-paid job. However, the […]
20th September 2019

What is the source of your negative feelings about strategy?

It is human nature to avoid doing those tasks which we don’t enjoy. For some people, working on strategy is something to put off to another […]
18th September 2019

Leverage your data when communicating strategy

Experts in communicating strategy use data — lots of it. They can ‘talk about the numbers’ within a planned and dedicated performance section of an interview […]
18th September 2019

Competitor Versus Competitive Analysis

The ‘competition’ is something that every business needs to take into account. However, as a topic, it is a vast area, and the reason for this […]
10th October 2019

Big egos strangle strategy

All great films rely on great stories, and all great stories rely on conflict. Without challenges, there is no surprise or tension and therefore, no drama. […]
2nd October 2019

How critical is the role to your business strategy?

For many businesses, recruitment is recruitment. A job is just another job. It may be a more important job or a less well-paid job. However, the […]
20th September 2019

What is the source of your negative feelings about strategy?

It is human nature to avoid doing those tasks which we don’t enjoy. For some people, working on strategy is something to put off to another […]
18th September 2019

Competitor Versus Competitive Analysis

The ‘competition’ is something that every business needs to take into account. However, as a topic, it is a vast area, and the reason for this […]
17th September 2019

Talk strategy. Yes now. Try it…

When I first mention to people about talking about strategy, I sense that they are thinking, ‘so what?’ If that is what is going through your […]
14th September 2019

Communicate strategy with integrity, not spin

In a time of turbulent political change, the adage, ‘treat others as we would wish to be treated’ comes to mind.  We probably all sometimes stare […]
13th September 2019

Document Your Strategies

Many companies spend a lot of time talking about strategy, but then nothing gets done because there is no system or expectation in place. An action-based […]
13th September 2019

‘I stopped using consultants. Nothing got done.’

Whatever product or service we are offering, delivering value is vital. With consultancy, the intent is always to provide value, and in our minds as consultants, […]
12th September 2019

True confidence isn’t an act

Some people who look and project themselves as ultra-confident are very often not quite as they seem. It is true that in the business environment, we […]