Cleanups equals more success.

Forget the pressure, cleanups will provide many answers. Business owners and managers today, tend to be under a lot of pressure to perform. It causes you to lose sight of some important details involved in business cleanups. Routines have become habitual and few take the time to see the mess. The broken window, the grass…

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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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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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Productivity killers are everywhere during a crisis.

Don’t let boredom become a productivity killer. It’s okay if you’re feeling bored sometimes, but don’t let productivity killers take over. Bored is an actual feeling, and fortunately, it can prompt forward motion, it means that you’re paying attention. Boredom is a productivity killer and is the thing which you experience before you choose to…

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Automating growth during difficult times.

Get the workflow strategy right before automating growth. The decisions you face when considering automating growth is whether or not to exploit your business’s accomplishments. Whether to expand or keep the company stable and profitable, providing a base for other activities you wish to pursue, is essential. A key issue is whether to use a…

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Digital workplaces are becoming common place.

Digital workplaces are here to stay. The COVID-19 pandemic has utterly transformed today’s business environment, and most people are struggling to understand its short and long-term implications and the need for digital workplaces. Things are unlikely to return to pre-March 2020 conditions anytime soon, so how can you adapt? A world where employees and clients…

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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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Food security is dependent of distribution.

Food security impacts value chains. Australia produces enough food to feed three times or more of our population. However, it doesn’t mean we won’t have problems with food security and value chains. The issues are likely to arise with supply chain problems in getting food from paddock to plate. Overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown…

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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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Improving performance can be much easier than you think.

When it comes to improving performance, you could be in prison without physically being in prison. You could be locked into your comfort zone, in the wrong business using old ways and means. If you want to break out, you have to do things differently. Here are some suggestions to get you started. By taking…

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