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Performance or Market Improvement – where’s your GROWTH coming from?

The markets are under attack – “Covid-19 presents the greatest danger to the world economy since the financial crisis of 2008” (OEGD). “The FTSE 100 fell more than 8% in early trading as fears of a global recession grew, caused

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Posted in Business Growth, Company Culture, leadership

A GOAL without a plan is just a WISH

After 30 years in what is generically referred to as “corporate life” where we even planned the plan, the shock of working with smaller businesses that do not produce a plan, let alone written goals was (for me) an anathema

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Posted in Annual Plan, Business Growth, Planning, Strategic Planning

2018 Greatest Hits

So Greatness is all relative and Hits ain’t quite what they used to be! Nevertheless, here are the most viewed Value Innovator blogs of 2018. #3 Has the internet killed the Sales Professional? The demographic of the audience (and buyers)

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Posted in Business Growth, Company Culture, internet, Marketing, Sales Training, Values

Your business may have grown, but have you?

Rodney is 77 years old, and as we chatted it was clear he had experienced life – not in terms of the trappings of career progression and boardroom status but his grey hair, wrinkled face, and twinkling eyes said he

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Posted in Business Growth, People performance, Personal Development

Key Decision Maker assumptions,questions,tips.

How to increase the success rate of your decision making. Key decision makers are a rare breed, rarely seen outside the confines of their immediate environment; they are creatures of habit and have exhaustive memories of what does and doesn’t

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Posted in Business Growth, Decision Making, Engagement

Has the internet KILLED the Sales Professional?

I suppose I first learnt the art of sales from Bob-a-Job week, from there I started my own car washing business – me with bucket and sponge in hand, knocking on neighbour’s doors and offering to wash their cars; in

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Posted in Business Growth, internet, Sales People, Sales Training

Does your company have a growth culture?

Here are the three essentials of a growth culture, a few key questions to challenge your thinking and a handful of helpful tips to get your growth started. 1. Process Today many companies are growing profits faster than sales, thanks

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Posted in Annual Plan, Business Growth, Company Culture, Engagement, Key Performance Indicator, Marketing, product innovation