All posts tagged business model

Where Small Business Has It All Over Large Business…

I had received a SOS from a dear old colleague of mine, who needed help with a project in Melbourne. Not wanting to have just anyone in there, given the delicate nature of the work… I agreed! So today, I dusted off my old Consulting hat and spent time on Client site for the first time in a long time. Whilst my visit will be quick and focused, being back in a corporate environment reminded me of why I much prefer Small Business! Talk about struggling to get stuff done and bottlenecks and pillars of paper and ruling by fear…

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To Get Clear Is To Be Clear…

Today I spent time in a meeting that I had arranged but was being led by another party. The reason for the meeting was to help the Business Owners “get clear”… “Get Clear”about what? About their options, as opposed to pinging around from one option to another in the hope that one sticks! This is what happens when you don’t know who to talk to, nor do you know how to find the right person. Mind you, it happens to all of us when we are moving into new territory! When it’s a big ticket item like hanging on to…

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Cure the (Self-Inflicted) Chaos First…

Regardless of size, or what you call your business, company, organization… “More than 80 percent of improvement efforts fail to make a discernible difference in overall business performance, regardless of the improvement methodology in use. The reason isn’t a flaw in the methodologies, but a flaw inside of companies. Organizations in all sectors fail to meet their full potential because of self-inflicted chaos. I’m not talking about acute cases of chaos brought on by external events over which a company has little control, such as sudden supply chain disruptions, new regulations, or economic downturns. I’m talking about chronic long-term chaos…

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The How Manifesto: Why How Business Gets Done Around the World is the New Competitive Advantage, and New Metrics for a New Reality…

It’s all about the Business Model… as it always is… “’How?’ is not just a question. HOW is the answer. HOW. We’ll see that word a lot in this manifesto. Simply stated, HOW is the belief that in our more interconnected and interdependent world, we rise and fall together. The way to forge a better, more sustainable path of growth and progress lies in the realm of human behavior—HOW we do what we do. The days of “It’s not personal; it’s just business” are over. We truly have entered the Era of Behavior. Leaders have become successful at measuring “how…

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