How to Dramatically Increase Business Performance in Three Simple Steps

A key common denominator across all businesses, irrespective of sector, size or location, is the need to raise performance. Performance in sales, production of widgets, debts managed, customers satisfied…the list goes on. So if raising performance is business critical to all organisations, why is it that so many of them are so bad at making it happen? Numerous textbooks, hypotheses and research...

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The high street is dead, long live the high street!

The UK has a huge issue to deal with right now. No not the NHS. Not Europe. Not even the public debt crisis. It’s our high streets. As we all know, they are dying a slow painful death. Most of us would like to see them saved; however, when push comes to shove, we tend to put our sentiment to one side in favour of convenience. Instead we shop at the supermarkets. We shop online. And we shop in...

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What’s your strategy?

“So, what’s your strategy?” It’s a question many would-be entrepreneurs are likely to be asked. After all, every business needs a strategy, right? I wonder how many people that ask the question truly understand what strategy is. The reality is that most new enterprises probably have a strategy but don’t perceive it as such. They may think strategy is the private playground of large...

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