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How To Create A Content Management Strategy For Your Startup Business

In The New Economy You Have To Think Differently! If I was to call out any “one” strategy that has made a difference to my businesses in a positive way, over the years, it would have to be this one. It is not obvious, after all when you go to business school you learn that…

Why All Businesses Need Partnerships To Be Successful In The New Economy
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Why All Businesses Need Partnerships To Be Successful In The New Economy

More and more people these days are saying to their bosses “I’m out of here!” and starting their own businesses, which is really cool as we are living in what I call the age of the entrepreneur. However, many of these businesses do not survive their first 12 months, let alone get to year two,…

Why A Service Culture Is Essential For New Economy Businesses
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Why A Service Culture Is Essential For New Economy Businesses

I have never met Al Gore in person, though I have attended his lectures and read his books and publications. My view is that he is a very forward looking and positive individual, despite the subject matter he typically speaks about today. Depending on where you’re coming from, you may associate him as the former…

Are You Still In First Gear With Your Outsourcing?
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Are You Still In First Gear With Your Outsourcing?

What happens when you have outsourced? Well in many businesses, not much else. You have now successfully transitioned outsourcing into your business and operationally it is ticking along – what about the value proposition though? Are you exceeding your expectations? Several years back, I was asked to conduct an independent outsourcing review with a global…

The Five Disciplines Of Strategic Partnerships
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The Five Disciplines Of Strategic Partnerships

Observing master craftsmen and artisans applying their unique talents to their chosen craft is always inspiring. Whether that be the blacksmith turning a red block of hot iron into a masterpiece, or young women performing a centuries old dance to perfection, ultimately what we are seeing is mastery taking place. Now, of course we can…

The Four Elements You Need To Scale Your Startup
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The Four Elements You Need To Scale Your Startup

One of the things that is most often misunderstood about outsourcing today, is the transformational potential it has on your ability to scale your business. Sure, outsourcing just a few transactions may not appear to be much, however one needs to realise that to succeed in outsourcing today, in this age of disruption, you need…

Why Startups Need To Know The Big Picture First
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Why Startups Need To Know The Big Picture First

Surprisingly, one of the most common mistakes businesses, large and small, make these days, is about having a lack of clarity. In other words, how do you see the environment that your business operates in? Are you clear on what this is for you and your business? Do you understand what is occurring around you…

How Outsourcing Made One Business Disappear For Good
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How Outsourcing Made One Business Disappear For Good

Did you hear the story of the business that outsourced everything and then found they had nothing left of their business? Well hopefully that has not happened to you, but it can happen nevertheless… You see, industry research tells us that most outsourcing relationships are marginal at best with only 20% of outsourcing, considered to…