Scale a Business profitably without Aggro

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Why do you want to scale a business? Why do you want to scale a business? Do you want more people to benefit from your product or service? Perhaps achieve a critical mass? Or maybe, build a legacy? Not every owner wants to scale a business. Some owners decide to stay small for good reason. […]

Innovation of technology in Scale-ups

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Should I care about innovation of technology? As a business owner, should I care about innovation of technology?  A better question is do you want your business to be bigger, better, and faster? For owners that want to scale their business, the answer to both must be yes. Innovation of technology is at the heart […]

Owner Success – Consistency Culture in Business

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Importance of Consistency Culture in Business Jo, an owner of a rapidly growing business, was very rightly proud of her achievement. The business had grown quickly with great success.  Jo started to feel troubled despite success, something wasn’t right.  She’d noticed tensions between staff, things were taking too long, and not working as smoothly as […]

Can SME Owners turn Key Man Risk to an Advantage?

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Business owner concerns over staff retention are not uncommon. Beneath the surface, those concerns are often linked to retaining one or more key persons. What’s the impact of losing a key person, and how can Key Man Risk or Key Person Risk be turned into an advantage? What is a Key Person? A Key Person […]