Monthly Archives: August 2010

At Some Point The BBC Will Have To Choose

The Japanese have a saying that “you cannot chase two hares”. What this means to business leaders is that organisations with conflicting objectives are not sustainable. At some point you must make a choice or watch your company wither on … Continue reading

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New! Fast-Lane Innovation Booklet

I am delighted to announce the publication of my new booklet, Fast-Lane Innovation: How To Accelerate Growth And Leave The Competition Behind. This 43-page booklet helps business leaders make innovation a way of life. It provides insights, case studies and … Continue reading

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Announcing Stuart’s New Book

I’m delighted to let you know that I’ve entered into a publishing agreement with Global Professional Publishers to create a provocative, practical, pragmatic and priceless book on creating and delivering high-value business strategies! Our working title is The CEO’s Strategy … Continue reading

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There Are Only 10 Ways To Grow Profits

Despite the innumerable books, articles, videos consultancy services, and management courses on the subject, there are still only 10 ways. Which of the 10 are most likely to deliver profitable growth for your business? The answer to that question will … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Quick Wins

Is that they usually aren’t. There are three reasons: Their impact is too small to register on any performance scale as a ‘win’. This means that the project is never at the top of anyone’s list of priorities and is … Continue reading

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Innovation – Steal don’t imitate

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The Opposite Of Customer Service

Is Customer Hindrance, and is defined as a company’s ability to make it harder, more expensive and less rewarding for their customers to do business with them. Perhaps surprisingly, many companies still think that this is the way to go … Continue reading

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