Business Transformation for SMEs

Business Transformation for SMEs

Business Transformation for SMEs – podcast:    Why is it that business transformation for SMEs needs special consideration? This episode looks at the things that are important for the SME leader to consider when thinking about starting a business...
Let Down by the Internet

Let Down by the Internet

Or How NOT to Do Transformation … Fighting With the Internet of Things: The Internet of Things (IoT) is trumpeted as a great advance. I beg to differ until the tech world changes its habits and culture – and we all know THAT isn’t going to happen any time soon....
Learning the Ropes in Business Transformation

Learning the Ropes in Business Transformation

It’s Your First Time; Understand the People Involved; Analyse the Root Causes and Problems; Design Creatively; Plan Carefully; Run the Execution It’s Your First Time There always has to be a first time, whether that is leading or participating in a business...
Dealing With External Challenge

Dealing With External Challenge

Lessons From History Once in a while along comes something that derails everyone’s plans. In the 20th Century there were two global wars, Spanish Flu and a couple of other significant events like the Great Depression and the HIV/AIDS epidemic that rumbles on. It seems...
Dealing With COVID-19 in Business

Dealing With COVID-19 in Business

There are some useful things that can be done to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. Using the Learning What’s pretty apparent is that having to face the COVID-19 coronavirus has forced a lot of learning onto a lot of people and organisations. For example the UK...
A Cheese Shop Sketch

A Cheese Shop Sketch

I never imagined that 47 years after first meeting John Cleese I’d be writing a rather different version of a Cheese Shop sketch. But that’s the crazy world we live in – and businesses do seem to have a habit of doing crazy things from time to time. Do You...