Tag Archives: Planning

Short Term Goals

August 15, 2013

Long-term goals are crucial for a successful business but short term goals help you reach them. For short-term goals to be successful, they must be achievable, encouraging and have realistic timelines. Short-term goals can cover daily, weekly or monthly timelines. We recommend adopting the S.M.A.R.T. method of setting short-term goals. Smart stands for; Specific, Measurable, Action-Oriented, Realistic and Time specific. Break …
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Building a Great Team Culture

July 25, 2013

It seems that the challenge of building a team has been with us forever. People are the essential ingredient in all businesses however many business owners struggle to harness and develop the huge opportunity that a motivated and committed team of people can bring to a business. Building a team means first creating a culture …
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Things to Secure Before Taking a Holiday

May 14, 2012

  Taking a much-needed break? Ensure that you will enjoy the peace and quiet by tying up loose ends before ditching your desk. Start with your computer. Run a check and complete all software updates and then execute a full back up. For extra insurance, complete your back up on an external hard drive and …
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Planning to Improve Your Profitability

February 3, 2012

  We often say “what you measure you can manage” and “what gets managed gets done”. When it comes to achieving greater profitability, truer words cannot be found. The fourth way of growing a firm, which is improving the effectiveness of the things that you do, is a vital part of assisting you to better …
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Draw a Line in the Sand

December 27, 2011

Often our biggest constraint in business is ourselves. We try to personally take on the expensive tasks that would normally need to be outsourced so that we can preserve our cash resources for other needs within the business. Although there is certain logic to this, the downside is that it means we have created our …
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