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Business Failure Rates Three (3) out five (5) businesses fail within the first five years is a very well-known business statistic. It’s liberally rolled out to business owners by well meaning folk attempting to bolster their confidence when things get tough. You’re doing a great job, you’re still in business, they say, you know 3 […]
Creating An X Factor Leader Authentic leaders in all facets of life have that indescribable X factor. It’s something that you can’t quite put your finger on, but the right person will exude an illuminated presence. A charismatic leader will hold everyone’s attention and will keep them always engaged. However, it is paramount that a […]
You want to dig a hole so the first thing you do is to run out and buy a shovel. You’re very proud of your new, top of the line and somewhat expensive shovel and are quite sure that your hole will be exactly what you need and where you need it. You remove the packaging, install the shovel, stand back and wait for the hole to be dug. But wait a minute...
Dr Ivan Misner the founder of the highly successful business networking organisation BNI uses the phrase 'Culture eats strategy for breakfast'. You can have the best business strategy but without a good culture it's likely your strategy will fail. Culture is important for all business' with or without staff, with or without business partners, big or small, culture is the key.
We love getting inspiration from the experiences of other industries and are always keen to learn. This article aligns perfectly with recruiting challenges faced by the professional services industry. Scratch the surface and you will find problem solving at the very core of any successful professional services business, so how do you attract great problem solving talent?