Vision

Do I need a business plan and a strategic plan?

Do I need a business plan and a strategic plan?
It is important that you review and update your business plan (objectives) at least once each year. Regular review of your business plan will help you to judge your business success, identify necessary changes and resolve issues before they develop into disasters. A regular business plan review will also help you to develop strong business forecasts for your business, especially when the information is updated monthly. Your strategic plan on the other hand must be adjusted more frequently. This is more and more important as the external environment in which a business operates changes increasingly rapidly. While a complete overhaul of strategies may be unnecessary, it is essential to frequently monitor and adjust ‘how’ you are working to achieve the objectives. The faster you are growing the more frequently your business and strategic plans should be revisited. Read More →

How to find the Time to do What you Need to Grow Your Business

How to find the Time to do What you Need to Grow Your Business
The news of full of the drought we’re experiencing right now which seems to be extending daily.  The paddocks are dry, there’s not enough feed for now and the threat is that the grass won’t recover in time for strong growth in spring.  It’s the same in business.  I was in conversation with a client […] Read More →

We used to make sh*t and build sh*t in this country

We used to make sh*t and build sh*t in this country
I read David Thomson’s blog post today and share his sentiment that we used to make shit and build shit in this country (NZ I’m talking about). David said he was filled with despair when he read that Haier now own Fisher and Paykel. I was too. Another company with the profits going offshore. More […] Read More →

Living Your Values

Holding myself accountable

Keeping yourself energised

3 questions to ask when things don’t go as you expect

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