Entrepreneurship

Small communities entrepreneurial action

Small communities taking an entrepreneurial approach Entrepreneurship in small communities is the art of finding profitable solutions to problems. Every successful entrepreneur, indeed every successful business person has been able to identify a problem and come up with a solution. And they do it before somebody else does. I believe this is the best time…

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Breakthroughs can happen every day

Put your heart into making breakthroughs.

Ways to accomplish breakthroughs If you want to make breakthroughs, show up every day. If you are not on the field, you cannot expect to win the game. There is no such thing as an overnight success. Breakthrough stories come from individuals who consistently show up every day. It is not easy, but you must…

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Community leadership needs improvement

Community leadership takes on many forms.

Putting a focus on regional community leadership You will often hear people talking about how regional, rural and remote communities are in desperate need of good leaders. While there have been many changes in how community development should be approached, one thing has become abundantly clear, community leadership is critical. Accountability is becoming the big…

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Future communities require change

The future communities are here, don't waste it.

You can be sure the future communities will be different Ten years from now, how much will energy cost? What will happen with the climate? Most importantly, will you be more satisfied with your community and your role in it? Perhaps it is time for you to pack your bags for the future communities? Years…

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Working effectively among community stakeholders

Working effectively reduces stress

Ways of working effectively with community stakeholders Skills development along with the use of productivity tools and processes is an essential aspect of creating a productive working relationship, and working effectively with community stakeholders. Just because you possess the skills does not guarantee you will get the results you are seeking. Community members need to…

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Business case needs one-page simplicity

A business case clarifies communications.

Keep the business case simple, so other’s will understand No one ever said it was easy to write a successful business case. Whether you are starting a new business, securing funding for expansion or a  new product launch, there will always be asking yourself if the whole project is worthwhile. Instead of giving up, keep…

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Community ecosystem engagement

Community ecosystem needs fertiliser.

Becoming involved with the community ecosystem Who will help you to improve your community ecosystem and who will not? Understanding the mindset of the people when it comes to improving their community ecosystem is critical. Like any ecosystem your community ecosystem needs fertiliser and to be treated with respect. Just because you are dealing with…

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Revitalise marketing become effective

Revitalise marketing with the right metrics.

A place to start to revitalise marketing You can do all the figuring in the world, but successful marketing involves both numbers and words. The important thing is to get the words right. If you want to deliver seamless, personalised customer experiences, guess what, so are your competitors. The real challenge is turning your vision…

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Leadership shapes better tomorrows

Leadership is required to solve problems.

Is your leadership supporting your organisation? Leadership action is not unlike love, it’s what’s inside you. It’s not what your surroundings are, or what you look like. Leadership is about guiding opinions and actions to support an organisation or situation in a chosen direction. And the best leaders will ensure that everyone involved will enjoy the…

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Struggle indicates overhaul required

Struggle takes the fun out of business.

Signs a business or community needs an overhaul Often you can fail to realise just what is holding you back and what to do about it. Maybe you were never taught the signs of trouble or even how to go about creating the life you wanted. Stop the struggle in your business community, and you…

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