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 [...]
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 [...]
Ric Willmot at CPA FIJI Congress Talk Business examines why the role of a mere accountant has evolved from purely number crunching in a changing work environment. Media Press Conference at 2013 CPA FIJI Congress.
What's your backup plan? If a cat dies and its body lies across the pipe, is there a backup plan? What is the "dead cat" plan that you have in place for your marketing efforts? Not every marketing effort will work as well as you [...]
No. 23 — Competence In 2001 Newsweek ran an article entitled: Inside The Circle Of Competence. It related to the successes of Warren Buffet and others because they work on a premise of "Buy what you know" in the share market. Unfortunately, in business, this [...]
No. 21 — Business Plateaus What causes the business plateaus that frustrate and often hurt our organisation? Occasionally it's because we become comfortable with mediocrity. You're already doing well, so why try harder? The reason why you must always try harder is that you may [...]