Monthly Archives: July 2009

Do You Pass The Simplicity Test?

How do you measure up on the Simplicity Scale? Score yourself from 0 to 5 for each of the statements below. Focus primarily on the area of the organisation for which you have direct responsibility. We have a clear strategic … Continue reading

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Seven Secrets Of Networking

Click on the link to read my article, Seven Secrets Of Networking, which has just been posted on BNET.

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How An Injured Sparrow Can Help You Drive Growth

Recognising and testing your assumptions is a critical aspect of driving business growth. Yet many of our fundamental assumptions often remain unchallenged. For example, the photo shows me as six-year old nursing a sparrow I’d found in the garden. The … Continue reading

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ProfitPDQ Fundamentals

Listen to Stuart discuss how to inject and embed pace and results in your business.

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Focus And Pace: Lessons From General Patton

I have just finished reading Anthony Beevor’s excellent new book, D-Day: The Battle For Normandy. It’s a fascinating and insightful account of the three-month war of attrition following the D-Day landing, culminating in the German surrender in Paris. But one … Continue reading

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Mind The Gaps

Click on the link to read my article, Mind The Gaps, which has just been published on BNET.

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Bites and Nibbles

Building a growth strategy is a series of nibbles and bites. A bite is a big move, where you are raising the bar and driving for results. A nibble, on the other hand, is about dipping your toe in the … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Leadership Test

Click on the link to read my article The Ultimate Leadership Test, which has just been published on BNET.

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Things To Do Today

I had a meeting earlier today with a client who brought along his notebook (pictured). I suppose that we’re all busy, but 115 pages, just for today’s activities, seem a little excessive! I asked him how many pages were on … Continue reading

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Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Invest In Growth

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