There is always a fresh angle on any business. Find yours to maintain competitiveness, profitability and fun.
Any system in any business can be improved by giving it attention. How about if e-mails were never printed?
There are in most businesses very good people-often extraordinarily good people-who are regularly over-looked for promotion. Why? Because they keep their head down and do a great job. Look for those people before they leave or start their own enterprise.
Your ability to focus and concentrate on the critical vital few issues is priceless. Treat it as such: look after it.
A whole corporation can be turned around 1% at a time. It just needs great leadership to drive that 1%.
When things go wrong, customers/clients want to talk to people. Make sure they can in your business.
Regular strategic off-sites to think beyond the day-to-day issueswill stop your business becoming a commodity/price-fixated business. Book one now with the team.
Many of us shoppers are being a bit more careful about what we throw into our shopping trolley; many items which seemed obvious and convenient just 12 months ago are now seen as expensive, a bit of a luxury. Heck-we can make that sauce ourselves. Heck-pasta only takes minutes anyway. We pay a price for convenience and that is our decision of course. But perhaps our banks and our corporations have become too much of a convenience for many of us and we need to keep an eye on them, a little more. Anything else become so convenient we've lost the plot, a bit?
1. Raw beef on your plate. Paris-avec frites.
2. Starting a meeting on time.
3. Curious elements buried in the depths of the periodic table.
4. 'The economy will be OK' pundits.
5. Consistent, stable, trustworthy, inspiring politicians.
6. Good endings to great thrillers.
7. Presenters not using PowerPoint.
8. A drawer full of perfectly matched, not a single hole in sight, socks.
9. Easy, peasy check-in at the airport.
1. Don't work on being liked; decide to be respected.
2. Isms (race/sex/age..) will always exist: step above and around them.
3. Skip the melodrama.
4. If it isn't working, try something different.
5. Be loyal.
6. Be greater than the daily bull**it.
1. Do it; apologise later.
2. You can see it; you need to say it.
3. Chase challenge, not comfort.
4. Build your brand; you run your own business now.
5. What legacy do you want: 'my boss wouldn't let me'? I don't think so.
6. Measure yourself by results not departure time from the car-park.
7. Become a Radical and change the World.