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Strategy doesn’t have to be complicated – Lessons from a car maker

The recent May press headline of JLR (Jaguar Land Rover) British luxury car brand (potentially) being purchased by French PSA Group (Peugeot Citroen Vauxhall) just shows how quickly their respective fortunes have changed. In 2014 JLR posted profits of £2.5B, whilst

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Posted in Annual Plan, business strategy, leadership, Reviewing your Business Plan, Strategic Planning

Are you spending enough time ON your business to deliver real Growth?

As the senior manager in your business you are responsible for setting the future direction of the business and your people are depending on you to make the right decisions. These decisions cannot be taken effectively, without spending sufficient time

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Posted in Annual Plan, Decision Making, Prioritisation, Reviewing your Business Plan, Time Management

KPI’s love them or loathe them – ten tips to help you use them rather than abuse them.

Do remember they are ONLY Indicators. Don’t have too many – they can distract from the real issues. Do use selectively on the things that matter. Don’t ignore the input of those who work in the area when defining the

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Posted in Company Culture, Engagement, Key Performance Indicator, Reviewing your Business Plan, Values

Have you reviewed your Annual Plan yet? The year may only be 3 weeks old but your plan could already be out of date.

Take some time today, to review the potential impact these 5 areas could have on your Annual Plan and save yourself a lot of wasted time, money and emotion over the coming months. 1. Probably written four months ago with

Posted in Annual Plan, Reviewing your Business Plan