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8 Ways To Re-Invent Yourself In A Crisis – 6. Narrow The Hourglass

Business owners are being forced to re-invent their business in one way or another as the pandemic continues to impact our lives. Adjustments have had to be made to the way we all operate.  I work with a training business that has pivoted from having all face-to-face training cancelled to selling online training. Even working […]

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8 Ways To Re-Invent Yourself In A Crisis – 5. Leverage Social Networks

As we move into week 10 since the ‘lockdown’ restrictions were implemented, many business owners are still trying to figure out a way of working to ensure their business keeps running. As I’ve outlined in my last few blogs, I’ve seen some great ways that businesses have re-invented themselves. But for some businesses it’s not […]

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8 Ways To Re-Invent Yourself In A Crisis – 3. Strategically Prune

Business owners are being forced to re-invent their business in one way or another. Some markets such as business exhibitions have stopped, whilst others like IT support and employment law are super busy. I work with a business that supplies into the art gallery and exhibition sector and its sales suddenly stopped as events were […]

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8 Ways To Re-Invent Yourself In A Crisis – 2. Look For Opportunities

These unprecedented times have forced business owners to re-invent their business in one way or another. You’ve probably seen how some food shops have started delivery services or created lockdown products – packages of specific products to help us get through the lockdown. I live in Ossett, near Wakefield and two local examples stand out […]

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8 Ways To Re-Invent Yourself In A Crisis – 1. Do One Thing

Business owners are being forced to re-invent their business in one way or another. A few examples I have been involved in include: A training business pivoting from face-to-face workshops to online workshops; An IT business accelerating its use of remote access software to monitor and control their customers’ technology; An auditor switching to remote […]

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What Will Your Business Look Like Post Covid-19?

This Is Your Window Of Opportunity… I really hope you are getting to grips with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on your personal and business life. Before I get onto my points about what your business will look like post Covid-19, I wanted to give you an overview of what my experience has been […]

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A Safe Haven For A Business Owner

As a business owner I know many other business owners, some of whom I work with as an advisor. Many of us worked for a boss in the past. We naturally looked to them for some direction and often had to get approval for things like recruitment, spending a lot of money beyond a budget, […]

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Accountability…When You’re The Boss

In my last blog I talked about how you, as the boss, should apply a model of accountability. That model focuses on: having clarity of expectations between you and your team regularly monitoring those expectations In this blog, I want to talk about a much trickier subject…how you, as the boss, hold yourself accountable. Accountability […]

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Accountability…Are You Doing It Right?

As I’m sure you know, I spend a lot of my time talking and working with business owners. Two of the most common words that come up in those conversations are: Structure: being more organised, people knowing their job; Accountability: staff don’t take on enough responsibility, they get away with underperforming. Accountability Is So Important […]

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