'I couldn't think of anything I'd rather do' - Jan Lloyd on the ...

vistage chair - 5/22/2019

There’s no such thing as a stereotypical Vistage Chair. The knowledge and experience that make a good Chair can be gained from almost any career path – but the most important attribute is a desire to ...

Take a break - and grow your company

What do you do if your business is rapidly growing and work is unrelenting? It’s easy, right? You focus more, you burn the candle at both ends, you work harder and longer. Instinctively and logically,...

How to write a growth plan like a scale-up business

Scaleup Business - 5/14/2019

While a start-up business plan sets out a broad, hypothetical overview of operations, finance and projections, a growth plan gives a much more detailed and accurate idea of how a business will manage ...

Workplace wellbeing initiatives that really work

What are you doing to improve your employees’ health and wellbeing? Painting the walls pink, clearing out the cupboard under the stairs and calling it a ‘contemplation room’, letting your team bring t...

How to create a company where high achievers stick around

- 4/30/2019

Do you struggle to attract and retain great employees? You’re not alone. It’s reported that up to 20% of staff turnover happens within a new recruit’s first 45 days at the company - and with the organ...

The subtle art of letting go: How to loosen your leadership grip

Leading, not managing - 4/23/2019

At inception, the business leader is everything to everyone. There are few successful enterprises that haven’t had a strong, visionary leader at their epicentre; setting the compass, charting the cour...

Bring yourself to work day: Why you shouldn't separate personal life ...

Work is work and home is home. Or so we’re told. From school onwards, we’re taught it’s ‘business, nothing personal.’ To keep things professional and never take your personal life to the office. These...

5 ways to avoid a toxic work culture

Employee Motivation - 4/2/2019

If there’s one thing you definitely don’t want your business to be known for, it’s a toxic work culture. Apart from being unpleasant, a hostile, negative work environment comes with serious repercussi...

Mistakes, must-dos and making the boat go faster: Marketing tips for ...

Marketing - 3/20/2019

Businesses that aren’t growing don’t stay still; they shrink. And every business leader focused on growth must therefore, necessarily, be focused on marketing. Someone who knows the power of marketing...

Going global: Lessons in internationalisation

Strategy - 3/12/2019

The thought of expanding your business into new territories can feel like standing on the edge of a cliff; terra firma beneath your feet and beyond, the vast unknown. You’ve established a business in ...