31 03, 2020

Reset – Realign – Restart Your Business

By |2020-04-01T09:14:47+11:00March 31st, 2020|Business Performance|0 Comments

With the lockdown in place, shifting your thinking to restart your business is a priority. One of the great lessons I learned with businesses going through the 1990 recession, the 2008 recession, and the other major rise and falls, is that business does not get back to normal or the [...]

6 11, 2019

Refining Your Pricing Strategies to Avoid Customer Loss

By |2019-11-06T15:33:20+11:00November 6th, 2019|Business Performance|0 Comments

“The moment you make a mistake in pricing, you're eating into your reputation or your profits.” - Katharine Paine Simple pricing increases are often an easy approach to increasing sales revenue when companies need to improve profitability or top-line performance. It’s not a strategy, its more often a reaction. It [...]

7 10, 2019

Is your business surviving or growing?

By |2019-10-07T15:00:19+11:00October 7th, 2019|Business Performance|0 Comments

For a business to survive, growth is an imperative, not an option. Less than one in ten companies succeeds in achieving sustained growth. Even more concerning is the fact that: “70% of CEO/MDs surveyed said they failed to grow due to a lack of management focus. They cited [as the [...]

29 07, 2019

Why is my sales machine stalling?

By |2019-07-29T15:56:15+10:00July 29th, 2019|Business Performance|0 Comments

It’s widespread frustration and for a good reason when your sales machine stalls. All too frequently, the contributors—sales talent, front-line management, marketing—produce inconsistent and unpredictable results, leading to unsatisfactory sales performance and higher risk. CEOs take steps to gain control of the sales machine but can be challenged with the [...]

21 11, 2018

4 Ways CEOs Can Proactively Increase Sales

By |2018-11-21T16:21:20+11:00November 21st, 2018|Business Performance|0 Comments

Many companies effectively limit their ability to increase sales by taking a passive approach to their sales organisation. With only 17% of CEOs coming from a sales background, it is an area of the business that many are reluctant to approach. No matter how patched up or sputtering that engine [...]

4 05, 2018

The Different Challenges CEOs Face to Deliver Revenue

By |2018-09-03T15:06:30+10:00May 4th, 2018|Business Performance|0 Comments

As CEO, you are ultimately responsible to deliver revenue and ensuring you are delivering profitable growth year-on-year, but for some, this is a harder task than others. You must deal with the challenges of markets, competitors, internal challenges and industries trends. There is also the businesses maturity to consider and [...]

3 11, 2016

Better Decisions Lead to Increased Revenue

By |2018-09-17T09:12:51+10:00November 3rd, 2016|Business Performance|0 Comments

The quality of a sales manager is most often defined by their decision-making ability and capability to increase revenue. Unfortunately, sales managers are unknowingly hampering their ability to make good decisions by not embracing the new decisions making tools and thinking available. This lack of judgement is directly affecting competitiveness [...]

4 10, 2016

The Growth Strategy Most Likely To Fail

By |2018-09-17T08:56:41+10:00October 4th, 2016|Business Performance, Strategy Development|0 Comments

When companies have some success with their sales force, they often consider the next step is to hire more people. This will increase the top line revenue and grow the business, which will become increased bottom-line results. Right? Unfortunately, we see this approach repeated over and over again, and it [...]

4 08, 2016

How Digital Ruined the Sales Relationship

By |2017-09-24T10:07:59+10:00August 4th, 2016|Business Performance|0 Comments

If you are having conversations with your sales team about sales relationships, then you are potentially missing the key changes in the buyer process of today’s new world market. For decades the conversation of relationships in selling has been on the forefront of priorities. Today, the sales relationship no longer [...]

20 04, 2016

Cutting Costs Does Not Lead to Growth

By |2016-06-14T15:02:33+10:00April 20th, 2016|Business Performance|0 Comments

Cutting costs does not lead to growth; it is fundamentally reliant on your customers growing not your company driving growth. It is a method of thinking that typically is devoid of new business acquisition. There is an over emphasis on the financial report and an under emphasis on business drivers. [...]