business model fundamentals matter in challenging times.

What will the future look like, when you don’t have the business model fundamentals in place. Or, when we all start to recover from form a drought, flood, fire or the recent COVID-19 pandemic? It’s essential to remember “this too shall pass”. And, equally valid, some parts of the economy will make the shift in…

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Emerge form adversity better than ever.

Will you emerge well from adversity? It’s incredibly hard to solve problems and make positive decisions about the future. You must stay alert and decisive day-to-day. You are probably consuming tons of information as you struggle to find a way to emerge. However you must focus on meaningful and practical knowledge, tools and processes to…

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Aussie made must be a high priority.

Australians should be buying local and ‘Aussie Made’. Local growers, manufacturers and craftspeople need all our support as Australia’s COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold. Admittedly, we have learnt our supply chains (value chains) have been at risk. It has caused many unnecessary hardships because there was a lack of Aussie Made products. Local purchasing is…

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Re-invent your approach to business.

Re-invent and re-imagine your organisation after COVID-19. You’ve probably heard the old saying, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. Well, it is more applicable today than it has ever been when you try to re-invent your business. It’s a reminder to start thinking differently and to approach…

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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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Initiatives needed to invigorate regional communities.

Initiatives needed usually start small. What if you produced beer locally, kept the money locally so initiatives needed can stay local? When you can, everybody might start to understand it’s not us versus them. Thriving communities are those helping each other to adapt to wants and needs Do you need help to make a decision…

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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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A lock-down is not the end of the world.

What to do when you’re in a ‘lock-down’? Today, with aa lock-down it feels like the world is in serious trouble as COVID-19 spreads out of control around the globe. Business owners and corporate leaders alike find themselves in uncharted waters in dealing with the virus. They have many questions about containing the spread among…

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Remote environments take time to set up,

Making the shift to remote working can be difficult. For many companies, it was shifting to remote environments and working through the issues with relationships, after offices closed due to COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing initiatives weren’t as simple as procuring equipment and flipping the switch. It can be tough going in today’s business world. It’s…

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Exponential change, waits for nobody.

COVID-19  give a whole new meaning to exponential. Exponential change has been around for generations, but as COVID-19 grows and spreads around the world, it gives it a whole new meaning which we should all be taking seriously. It’s perhaps the best word in understanding the implications beyond tomorrow. Exponential mean growth is increasing at…

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