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Future rethinking should be a high priority.

Future rethinking should be a high priority What is motivating the future rethinking of community members behaviour and how are your community and its businesses preparing for the online shopping boom in our globalised world, driven by technology. Business today is noisy, complex and fast-paced. Expectations around convenience, value and choice have driven a higher…

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Hard times requires feedback commitment

Good leaders are prepared for hard times.

At the heart of hard times is feedback Feedback is the breakfast of champions, and in hard times that is what is needed. When you give others feedback, it should be brilliant, caring, and helpful. When they provide you with feedback, it’s irrelevant, uncaring, and unhelpful. It is interesting how your feedback is right, but…

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Complacency costs community sustainability

Complacency kills communities and businesses.

Many are happy with their town or village Work-life balance is a bit of a misconception. You are never genuinely balanced life, even though you might be feeling great, complacency costs you and the community sustainability. The thing is you should be striving for it as a concept. The trick is to ensure you are…

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Local businesses often need supporting

Sometimes local businesses need all the help they can get.

When local businesses are in trouble Snap non-performing local businesses out of it. Stop any procrastination, inaction because of fear, or because of drought and start them taking action. To turn around a business might be easier than you think, but it must happen. Many communities ignore their struggling companies; they believe businesses in trouble…

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Healthcare valued community services

Regional community healthcare is critica

Value the professional healthcare services you have Healthcare one of the most valuable assets in every community’s value chain, and even more critical in times of drought. All too often people take for granted what they already have, or worse still they discount the value of people and services already provided. The following story may…

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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? Have you, or can you fully recover from a drought? Perhaps it is time for…

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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, struggling with drought, securing funding for expansion or a  new product launch, there will always be asking yourself if the whole project is worthwhile. Instead of…

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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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Working well every day means success

Prioriety, working well, planning, success

Why working well all day every day lead to success Success means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Lifestyle, money, power, fame, and achieving your dreams are at the core of feeling and being successful. To have an enterprise which delivers on your aspirations and those of all the stakeholders,…

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One-Page Business Plan motivates action

A one-page plan motivates action.

Having difficulties creating a Business Plan? If the task of creating a Business Plan daunting, or you have difficulty finding the time to put into planning, the ‘one-page plan’ could be your answer? Are you frustrated with the outcomes of your previous business planning efforts? You might be starting a new business, or struggling through a drought or some…

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