Drive profitable growth to secure your future.

Your business not going well? The changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will be with us all for a while yet. But when faced with exceptional events, you need to take a hard look at what you need to do to drive profitable growth and sustainability. What new strategies do you propose to adopt, and…

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Local imports kill local jobs.

Achieve sustainable jobs and community prosperity. Start by examining current local imports of goods and services into the region, town or village, and develop the conditions to produce those goods from local resources with local labour. It is the best way to achieve sustainable jobs and community prosperity. Is import replacement, the solution to scarcity,…

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Restructuring businesses

Restructuring businesses one piece at a time. Restructuring businesses will improve your community and ultimately make it work and able to survive the next crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic should be the most crucial wakeup call anyone can have if a better future is to emerge. The COVID-19 pandemic has now turned everything upside down. Everyone…

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High-reliability is vital

The principles associated with high-reliability organisations The quality of ‘high-reliability organisations’ is on display during times of drought and other adversities. When something goes wrong, the consequences can be devastating. Fortunately, they succeed far more often than they fail, because they practice driving principles which support their problem-solving and decision-making which permeate their culture. If…

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Remote technology is often free.

During adversity, be aware of free remote work technology. Inexpensive remote technology is more than a marketing ploy. When technology vendors see their issues enabling them to work remotely, which will impact their products almost immediately, special offers for new upgrades can be genuine to retain their existing customers. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the…

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To predict future outcomes is too hard by yourself.

Predict future outcomes beyond COVID-19 with proven techniques. When you want to predict future outcomes, specific attributes of practical people are more likely to predict future success, in every aspect of life. Stanford University did a study; academics gave children a marshmallow. They also told them they would get a second one after they returned…

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Restructure businesses to survive and thrive.

Restructure businesses one piece at a time. Improve restructuring businesses and ultimately make them work better and be able to survive the next crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic should be the most crucial wakeup call anyone can have if a better future is to emerge. The COVID-19 pandemic has now turned everything upside down, Everyone is…

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Lock-down refinements will always need to be made.

Lock-down refinements help employees refocus as they work remotely. To the untrained eye, people who are working remotely at home looks a lot like doing nothing. A sure sign lock-down refinements are needed. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re almost all working from home, and most are inexperienced with the home working environment. Having worked…

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Catastrophe or not the future will be better.

What do you need to move beyond a catastrophe? When you’re stressed and uncertain during a catastrophe like the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s challenging to find the resources you need to move forward. I know you don’t have much time. But it doesn’t take much time to recast your to-do list and start to become more…

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Changing creates excitement, if you let it.

Don’t like change – stiff, COVID-19 will see you changing. As more and more towns, cities, states, and countries recommend and enact restrictions on social contact and travel, nearly every aspect of normal healthy life has been upended. No matter which way you look at COVID-19 and its impact, you will be forced to change.…

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