Business Changing recently carried out a State of the Nation survey, asking 200 SME business owners their thoughts on the economy, Covid, their biggest issues in business and what they think the coming 12 months will bring. Read the full report and
(As published in the NZ Herald, July 17, 2022; you can read it HERE) It was an interesting feeling watching the rugby on Saturday night. I'd guess half the country was actually hoping that the All Blacks lost, because that might finally force the
As Peter Drucker said, “Innovate or die”. (Your business, that is, not you.) But it’s surprising how many businesses don’t innovate. I think that’s because people often hear the word “innovation” and think of Rocket Lab, Tesla, All Birds or Apple.
Have you heard of the sunk cost fallacy? It's basically when we invest a lot of money (or time or effort or resources) on something so we convince ourselves that it's worked or working even though the evidence clearly disagrees. An easy example
In my workshops, I often get people to rate themselves for different things and I get them to do it on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the best. Self-reflection is so important when it comes to trying to grow, both professionally and personally. It's
As published in Supermarket News, April 2022 In successful companies, it’s often the leader of the business who jumps out as being the secret sauce. Think about a company that failed and usually the leader sticks out in your mind