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2 10, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.231: Misconceptions

By | October 2nd, 2017|Management, Wisdom for the Week|

No.231: Misconceptions Quickly answer this puzzle: A pocket calculator and pencil cost $3.10 at the local stationery store. The calculator costs $3.00 more than the pencil. How much does the pencil cost? The number that comes to mind for most is, of course, 10 cents. [...]

29 09, 2017

Start with a bang

By | September 29th, 2017|Management, People Performance|

Jump out of the blocks with positive urgency "Let's think about it." "Come back tomorrow with some suggestions." "Speak to Gayle and get her take on this." These all too familiar phrases slow down the speed of action. It's not about taking imprudent risks. However, you [...]

28 09, 2017

Watch what customers do

By | September 28th, 2017|Business Strategy, Management|

Doing is better than talking So many organisations use surveys to establish what they believe customers and stakeholders think about them. You have most likely experienced airlines sending you e-mails requesting feedback on recent flights. After surgery to remove cancer from my shoulder the operating [...]

27 09, 2017

Strategy Execution Gap

By | September 27th, 2017|Business Strategy|

The difference between setting the strategy and implementing it Feedback received from CEOs on implementing strategy: Only 10% believed they will achieve more than two-thirds of their planned strategy. 36% believed they will achieve more than half but less than two-thirds. 54% believed they will [...]

26 09, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.108: Negating the naysayers

By | September 26th, 2017|Management, Wisdom for the Week|

No.108: Negating the naysayers They are those annoying people who never do anything brilliant themselves but find it their duty to condemn and criticise every idea you offer to make a difference. “That will never work.” “We tried that back in 1977. It didn’t work [...]

25 09, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.230 — Who makes the decisions?

By | September 25th, 2017|People Performance, Wisdom for the Week|

No.230 — Who makes the decisions? Why do we need to be challenged with ice buckets to donate? Are you giving more because you shaved your head, slept on the street, or painted a fingernail? When did we decide that it was only when we're [...]

22 09, 2017

Satisfying customer demand

By | September 22nd, 2017|Business Strategy, Customer Service, Premium Business Articles, Pricing & Value, Research Papers|

The Five “What” Questions — Satisfying customer demand and being paid for it Executive Wisdom Consulting Group works with organisations on strategic listening and explains that every employee must know “how” to hear the customer’s voice. Learn techniques to improve your strategic thinking. Download PDF

21 09, 2017

Service Excellence

By | September 21st, 2017|Customer Service|

Gain a competitive advantage by providing excellent service The quality of a product is good if it meets or exceeds our expectations. The quality is poor if the opposite is the case. As consumers, we are often disappointed. Our expectations are not met and we [...]

20 09, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.72 — Professional Services Myths

By | September 20th, 2017|Pricing & Value, Wisdom for the Week|

No.72 — Professional Services Myths Myth: It’s a price-sensitive market. Reality: It’s a value-sensitive market. Everyone wants a great deal but no one wishes to sacrifice quality.   Myth: Start cheap to enter the market and capture your share. Reality: You’ve now set a low [...]

19 09, 2017

Charge and get paid what you are worth

By | September 19th, 2017|Premium Business Articles, Pricing & Value, Research Papers|

Purposeful Pricing Initiative A serious problem is at hand for organisations operating in the professional services arena: Nobody knows what to charge. Executive Wisdom has created a diagnostic guide to help you assess the health of your pricing strategy. Professional Services Fee Strategy Diagnostic Assessment. [...]