Your five year family business succession planning checklist

5/28/2019 posted in Family Business

In business there are few greater questions than what comes next. This is especially true in family companies, where work is always personal, despite what management mantras might try and teach us.

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'I couldn't think of anything I'd rather do' - Jan Lloyd on the benefits of being a Vistage Chair

5/22/2019 posted in Vistage Chair

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 help others and expand their business knowledge.

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Take a break - and grow your company

5/21/2019 posted in Work/Life Balance Issues

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.

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

5/14/2019 posted in Scaleup Business

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 and sustain momentum.

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Workplace wellbeing initiatives that really work

5/7/2019 posted in Work/Life Balance Issues

What are you doing to improve your employees’ health and wellbeing?

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How to create a company where high achievers stick around


Do you struggle to attract and retain great employees?

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

4/23/2019 posted in Leading, Not Managing

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 course, making sure everyone is on board and guiding important decisions.

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

4/10/2019 posted in Work/Life Balance Issues

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.

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5 ways to avoid a toxic work culture

4/2/2019 posted in Employee Motivation

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 repercussions, damaging everything from staff retention to morale to productivity - not to mention PR.

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Mistakes, must-dos and making the boat go faster: Marketing tips for high-growth businesses

3/20/2019 posted in Marketing

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.

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