Good people make difficult things easy. The others find amazingly innovative ways to make simple things difficult. Active avoidance of any dealings with people in the second group is a genuinely worthwhile pursuit.
We posted this image on our Facebook page on the 25th of October in 2012. It’s even more relevant today with the technology available to us and the ability to instantly Google anything we want to learn. We have so many resources and so much data available in our businesses but we too often use them like the ladders in..
Parkinson’s Law states that work expands to fill the time available. And this is important because it is a key driver of productivity, or more correctly, lack of productivity. If you give someone a week to complete a task, they will usually take a week. If you give them two days to complete the same task they’ll probably complete it in..
Where V is value, B is benefits and P is price. Customers pay for value and this formula demonstrates that value can be increased either by increasing benefits or reducing the price. Reducing the price is the easy answer. Increasing benefits is the profitable answer. This isn’t rocket science but is very important. It’s important because the price is the..
I took some time to reflect on a meeting with a new client last week. They were operating in a state of chaos – no accurate financial information, no budget, no KPI targets or measurement system, no idea of upcoming tax commitments, ATO lodgements not up to date, decisions based on gut feel and a raft of complex and slightly..