All businesses need a range of skills to be able to survive and grow. As the owner of a small business it is likely that you will be called upon to perform several roles out of necessity. You will
SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) is a simple, powerful and effective tool. It encourages managers and leaders to focus on the broader context of their business – elevating the perspective of department heads beyond their individual functions. So then what?
Often businesses reach a plateau after a period of steady or rapid growth, which prompts the question “Why isn’t the approach that got us here working anymore? How can we continue to grow?” After driving themselves and their teams even
As an organizational effectiveness expert and management coach, I get to learn from many different teams. During the last downturn in the oil patch, I engaged in strategic planning with the leadership team of a business unit in a major