Support: Allocation

When we are endeavouring to support growth, one of our significant challenges is the allocation of resources. I mean this in its broadest context, that is not only financial but also people, time, and focus.

“Never underrate the importance of asset allocation.” Wise words from John...

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Support: Responsibility

We're talking today about responsibility. It's almost becoming an unfashionable word; Especially when you add the word ‘personal’. However, today we're talking about responsibility in the context of supporting growth.

Mitt Romney, like him or not, said something that I think holds...

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Support: Pressure

When we're looking to equip for growth, we're trying to reduce constraints and resource for effective execution. Specifically, here we're talking about how to support these initiatives by ensuring pressure is in the right places.

Ernest Hemingway said, “Courage is grace under...

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Scrutinise: Virtues

“Virtue is a moral excellence. A virtue is a trait or quality that is deemed to be morally good and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being. In other words, it is a behaviour that shows high moral standards: doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong.”...

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Scrutinise: Constraints

Every business has certain things in the organisation that constrain growth. They may even be processes, systems or people, who have served you well up to this point. In order to grow and equip your business for scalability, you will need to scrutinise constraints.

Jeff Bezos, you could argue,...

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Scrutinise: Drivers

If you want to equip your business for success and to grow strongly you need to look at certain areas of the business itself. You will need to scrutinise your business, and in particular, scrutinise drivers.

This is all about knowing what to focus on and drilling down with ruthless efficiency...

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