10 POWERFUL QUESTIONS TO MAKE YOUR MEETINGS MORE EFFECTIVE

Meetings, and especially one-on-one meetings, have the habit of being ineffective. People talking about their weekends instead of the work at hand, doing most of the talking instead of actively listening to what is being sent, allowing interruptions,  all add up to unproductive meetings. As a manager, you more than anyone else, have to work to make […]

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THE SECRET FORMULA TO STRATEGY EXECUTION SUCCESS

There’s a formula out there that could be the key to executing your strategy with a minimum of roadblocks and a maximum of success—and it’s simpler than you might think. Success in your business, or in life in general, is based on two simple factors: how clear your intentions are, multiplied by the attention that […]

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6 TIPS FOR STREAMLINING BUSINESS PROCESSES TO IMPROVE PROFIT

Every day, your staff use hundreds of difficult processes in order to conduct the core business of your company. This could include time-tracking, sending estimates, storing lead information, or logging support tickets. And while these processes are required to keep the company functioning and the data stored in an appropriate way, they are not in […]

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WHAT TO DO WHEN BUSINESS REALITIES GET IN THE WAY OF STRATEGIC GOALS

Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth – Mike Tyson A crude analogy, perhaps, but an apt one when it comes to strategic execution. No matter how carefully we plan out all possible iterations and situations, the punch – the one thing we didn’t expect – comes from left field. There’s tremendous […]

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GOING GLOBAL SERIES: #3 EPL

Going Global Series: This is the third in a series of four articles where Greg Allnutt interviews NZ international business leaders to understand the leadership challenges and to share some of their insights.

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BUSINESS SUCCESSION INSIGHTS FROM THE ADVISORY.WORKS TEAM

Our Advisory.Works consulting team recently had a virtual discussion around the topic of business succession to gather our collective insights from our many years of experience supporting and guiding a wide array businesses through all types of succession.

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4 KEY BUSINESS CHANGES YOU SHOULD MAKE

In 2017, John Spence, had client engagements in nine countries and led business excellence workshops for more than 400 CEOs across the globe. In this Blog he shares his observations of the trends across all those different organizations and industries

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