Posts in the "Business" category

How can effective collaboration give your business a competitive advantage?

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Posted on July 20th, 2012

We all know that collaboration is a good thing for business. Two heads are better than one, as the old saying goes. But never has the means of collaboration with business stakeholders been as easy as it is today, whether that’s with employees, contractors, suppliers or even your customers. By adopting the right technologies, every… Read more »


Your business needs fewer, better meetings

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Posted on June 18th, 2012

Do you ever find yourself in back to back meetings? Maybe even meetings about meetings? We’ve all been there, desperately trying to action key tasks within our business roles, but struggling with time because we just spend so much time in meetings. Think of the impact of this on your business efficiency and costs. It’s… Read more »


Planning Approach Vs. Innovative Thinking

Thinking outside the box

Posted on May 24th, 2012

“But it’s not in the plan!” How many times have you found yourself saying this in business? After all, why bother putting a strategic or business plan together in the first place if you are not going to stick with it? Sure, it can be frustrating when your plans don’t match up with the reality… Read more »


Want to improve your business performance? It’s not just all about the numbers…

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Posted on April 20th, 2012

When it comes to checking on the progress and performance of your business, it helps to have an eye for the numbers. Even more so if you know how to use those numbers to improve the way you work. Here’s a quick run through of what it all means… Financial reports are great for telling… Read more »


The 7 P’s of business. Here’s what you need to stay ahead…

business planning and perfomance leads to funding

Posted on March 21st, 2012

We’ve all heard the cliche in the boardroom (if you haven’t feel free to look it up), but in today’s fluctuating business climate, it’s starting to make a lot of sense. When it comes to growing your business, confidence is vital to stimulating growth. But what’s just as important is having the ability to make… Read more »


Low interest rates mean great investment opportunities. But should your business bite the investment bullet?

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Posted on January 25th, 2012

With the recent news that record low interest rates will continue into 2012, we take a look at what it means to business owners – and why now could be the right time to bite the proverbial bullet… and invest in your business. How do ‘low interest rates’ benefit businesses? Lower interest rates make it… Read more »


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