Tag: assumptions

Round-To-It

“Oh, I’ll get around to it,” said Joan. “I just have to do…” It’s amazing how many small business people make that opening statement when you ask them why something in their business is not yet finished. Be truthful with yourself — have you said something similar in the last couple of days? Or even […]

Diversity, Disruption, Desire

Business’ future proofing D’s: Diversity, Disruption and Desire. At the Institute of Directors speakers have recently been talking about both Diversity and Disruption but no one is talking about Desire. Why Include Desire? Desire comes from PURPOSE or Purpose comes from DESIRE. Purpose means you find the BEST person, method, system, and outcomes to assure the […]

Predictability and Certainty for Business

At a recent Chamber of Commerce meeting, a business owner asked how do you know a good business from a bad business? I answered that “the good businesses (including government departments and non-profits) had predictable outcomes for staff and clients as well as the community and there was certainty for clients dealing with the entity”. […]