Decision-making beats the hell out of procrastination.

Is your decision-making impulsive, emotional or pragmatic? Proper decision-making is fundamental to your role as a business manager. You will have to make lots of them and in many cases without the benefit of all the facts. What you can do is minimise your careless decision-making. It is poor decision-making and procrastination, which puts the…

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Don't start without business building criteria

Can you build a great business? Innovation is often the ‘catch cry’ of business building criteria, but it’s not the only thing. In building a great business, you must be patient. It can take you several years to learn all the ropes and put them into play so that they work well all day, every…

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Old business models need upgrading.

Business Models fundamentals When Business Models, like old machinery, cease to work well, don’t just forget them, do something about it. Business Models are not about magic or luck. Even old models can be made more useful. It takes an exceptional business model to work forever. If it’s broken and not working well all day…

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Building reality into your decision-making.

Will your toolkit take you to the future Be sure you are not running away from your problems because it is a race you’ll never win. While it’s never too late to start over, be sure you are doing it for the right reasons. Once start moving from your current reality and commit to building…

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Personas matter in relationships

Personas guide customers/prospects thinking and behaviour  Personas are a standard marketing tool and should inform you of exactly what you need to be doing to improve your product and service design and marketing outcomes. How would you feel if once a day, every day you received an email from someone new who wanted to work…

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Structure plays significant role planning wisdom.

Planning wisdom quotes can enhance your future. A Case Study by Peter Sergeant Yes, planning wisdom helps you to get control of your business and your life. I have found it’s important to know and understand what motivates you. Over the years I have collected thousands of quotations by famous, and not so famous people…

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Building technology successfully requires planning.

Building technology solutions can be frustrating As someone who has been looking at building technology solutions for decades, I can tell you first-hand disappointment comes in abundance both in vendors and the technology they offer. It can prevent you from growing your business by holding you back from taking on client work as you spend…

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Success management matters.

Success measurement – measure what you manage We all know there are many ways to achieve the same outcome; there is just no right or wrong when it comes to these things, I mean if something is working for you why change? Moreover, if something is not working for you just being open to new…

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Use a to-do list to imporve action orientqation.

An inspiring story about the humble To-Do List Bethlehem Steel Corporation was America’s second-largest steel producer and largest shipbuilder. Bethlehem Steel and a subsidiary company, Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation were two of the most potent symbols of American industrial manufacturing leadership. This is the story about how they were introduced to the humble To-Do List, and the impact…

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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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