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Value chains become crystal balls

Value chains improve performance.

Value chains increase capacity to get things done Value chains are also known as supply chains. Let’s say you are a small regional community. Imagine your businesses are competing against genuinely global, multi-service, and low-cost digital manufacturers. Customers access their accounts through their mobile phones, paying with a tap on their wearables and learning heaps…

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Dying communities need entrepreneurs

Dying communities require entrepreneurs.

Dying communities have people chasing two rabbits but never gets either I get a little frustrated when people tell me their town is boring or worse still dying. That’s because, from my outside point of view, your town is not dying. It’s just exactly what it is now, no more or less. To some extent,…

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Customer success journey

A customer success journey is action orientated.

Personal service can make all the difference to customer success Personal service can be your key point of difference when it comes to creating customer success. When you are serviced personally by the business owners, from the initial phone call, through to the successful settlement of the sale, it can be most gratifying. Unfortunately, it…

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Challenged people create opportunities

Challenged people make things happen.

When you are challenged tackle it with determination Challenges will generally fit into one of the following four categories. So the first thing to do is categorise them to eliminate confusion. Which category do your challenges fit into?   Most of your challenges can uncover countless opportunities. As they emerge, the chances are you will…

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Local marketing focuses outcomes

Local marketing should be fun.

The people who know the fish catch the fish Not only are there financial considerations in local marketing, but few local businesses attract clients who live further than a comfortable drive away. A well-planned but straightforward website can be a great way to increase your client base. Nowadays, for many people, the Internet is their…

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Prosperity creation small regional towns

Prosperity creation is not about luck.

Doesn’t matter where you talk as long as you talk A key to the prosperity creation issues of smaller communities and villages is they choose to stay comfortable. Moreover, when they want to stay comfortable, the status quo remains and, the community never moves forward. An individual’s actions and words can enable others to be…

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Managing waste require hierarchy

Managing waste hierarchy.

Managing waste with the ‘3Rs’ Managing waste hierarchy can start with to the ‘3 Rs’. reduce, reuse and recycle. They classify waste management strategies according to their desirability in terms of waste minimisation. The waste hierarchy remains the cornerstone of most waste minimisation strategies. The aim of the waste hierarchy is to extract the maximum…

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Community performance counts

Improve community performance where it counts.

Ever wonder why some communities work better than others? Whatever you do make sure the community performance makes you happy and the people in the community happy. It is the integration of social, environmental and economic objectives and strategies which will best address regional community performance. Small businesses are tired of working with companies and…

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Community websites need redesigning

Community websites you window to the world

Why should you educate people in redesigning community websites? Redesigning is often one of the last things you think about in regional communities. There always seem to be more important things to do. After all,  community websites are just websites, or are they? However, it’s critical to learn about, understand and acknowledge the role your…

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Waste management really matters

Community waste management needs improving.

Why ruin your community with poor waste management Preserving the ‘regional dream’ means banding together to maintain and enhance a pristine environment for everyone to enjoy. Community waste management should never be allowed to be taken for granted.  You do not have to travel far to find a polluter river or creek. Prosperous communities can…

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