The Importance of Consistency for Business Success

September 10, 2020

Being consistent in business builds trust and improves efficiency.  Consistency is important, especially in challenging times when people want certainty and reassurance. Your Plan – follow it consistently Your business plan will define your purpose, vision, goals and strategies to achieve those goals. Changing circumstances may force a rethink… Read More

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When the rubber hits the road

September 2, 2020

In recent blogs I’ve stressed the importance of business planning, and that cash is the oxygen of business and necessary for business survival. But first you must know your numbers.  In real time. Your cashflow forecast will drive your short term business plan.  To improve cashflow or profitability: Review all… Read More

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COVID-19 Winners & Losers

August 27, 2020

The global Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world and business.  Some changes will be short lived, while others will outlast the pandemic itself.  From a business perspective there are Covid-19 winners and losers. The Losers Whilst in lock down the losers are easy to spot – restaurants, cafes, pubs, gyms,… Read More

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COVID-19 Resurgence Wage Subsidy

August 20, 2020

This week the NZ Government introduced a 2-week wage subsidy due to the resurgence of COVID-19. This new subsidy is available nationally for employers, including self-employed people, who have been affected or predicted to be affected by the resurgence. You can apply for this if you meet the criteria and… Read More

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Ready cash is the oxygen for business

August 19, 2020

We’ve all heard the phrase “cash is king”.  Every business needs good business processes to ensure it gets paid for the goods and services it provides.  As well as that, every business needs to proactively sell its goods and services. When the economy and business are both booming “selling” and… Read More

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Be Prepared!

August 13, 2020

The Boy Scout Motto is “Be Prepared”.  Whilst I never went to Scouts, from a business and personal perspective it makes sense. Plan A is what we hope will happen – the best case scenario where our products and services are sought after, our marketing generates more leads than we… Read More

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