Smart Leaders Do Less

In the beginning they might do more, but more out of necessity to learn that it’s hard work and there are smarter ways to do business. Let’s look at what I mean here. There is only so much time in the day, to be able to get everything done you might need to either work […]

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Incompetency Rocks

There are a range of ways incompetence shows up in business, generally it relates to people not being skilled to do a task, e.g. a Tradesperson who says they can do a specific task but it turns out they have never done that task before and so a huge learning curve starts, sometimes with a […]

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Let’s meet

No, let’s not meet. Send me the things you want feedback on and I will email you back with some responses. Please don’t waste my time. So when should we meet? Meetings are an important way of communicating information to people however think of the consequences of having 10 people in a room for an […]

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Working under pressure in business

What do you do under pressure? Lots of people do things differently, some will quietly stress, others become more verbal, irrational thoughts can kick in. Before long if the pressure is great enough things can explode. How that looks depends of the level of pressure, the situation and the personality of the person/s under pressure. […]

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SWOT Analysis Key Points

A SWOT analysis gives organisations a reasonably objective view of the state of play in their business, this can then be effectively used to build plans with. In some organisations they pester their teams to ‘have a go’ at working on a SWOT analysis in all areas of the business with the vague hope of […]

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Stressed Boss… What to do?

Business has been busy, hectic, troublesome, worrying, difficult, annoying and every other step seems to cause more hassles than you want. Customers calling with complaints, they want to speak with you as the business owner and no one else (they have spoken to everyone else and the buck stops with you!) No wonder you are […]

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Stop Making Excuses

You’ve heard them, I’m sick of them, and others will realise just how damaging they are when they get the point. Excuses, Oh we can be there until, we don’t have that one because, they do it that way because it’s faster, they will get around to it give them a chance, great service, sounds […]

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