In the rose tinted world of social media it is less common to fess up to failure. Deep breath, here goes. Scratching an itch a few years ago led me to selling software online. For too long I considered it a hobby business that I played with occasionally on the side. That changed in July […]
You want to make a compelling case to senior management to support your business transformation proposal. Here is a template for writing a killer document. Some considerations before you put finger to keyboard Call to action Begin with the end in mind*. Who is the audience for your document, and what do you want them […]
A great Business Strategy will enable you to seize new opportunities and unleash superior performance. This short video explains the ‘what’ and ‘why’.
Strategic planning is a thinking rather than doing based activity. Because most businesses are operational, planners often try to “make things easy” by turning it into an operational task.
David Thodey, Telstra CEO, has $11bn burning a hole in his pocket. I am referring to the payment Telstra will receive from the government as its hands over it’s traditional business to the National Broadband Network Company. It’s a bit like a gigantic severance package – here’s $11bn for you to go and pursue other […]
October is traditionally the month when the streets of Beijing fill with cabbages. Everywhere truck loads of them are being shipped into the city and distributed to the population who eagerly take them home and squirrel them away. Large stockpiles can be seen on balconies, pavements and against walls covered by makeshift tarpaulin. To the […]