No.236: What do you want? Do you want your suppliers to be late with your deliveries? Do you want the transport companies taking little care of your inventory? Then pay their invoices late causing them cashflow problems.If you want staff members job hunting to influence you to [...]
No. 235: Is your thinking in the Dogma House? Greek philosopher and mathematician, Plato, dictated that the circle was the perfect form for celestial movement. So, then for the next one-and-a-half millennia, astronomers, said that the planetary orbits were circular even though their observational data [...]
Preparing Your Marketing Strategy In preparation for creating your marketing strategy here is a checklist of questions required to make the process efficient and valuable. Have you thought these issues through when developing your marketing strategy? Who are your customers? What services do you provide [...]
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 [...]