70 webinar software reviews (Feb 2021)

Introduction Having moved my business online during the pandemic, I decided I needed to invest in Webinar software. I started my search There were a few software comparison websites, but some of the reviews were missing information So I turned to blogs. These enticed me to read “21 best webinar software for 2021” or “10 […]

FREE Business Assessment for Cost Reduction Opportunities

Wouldn’t you want to know if there were opportunities to reduce your business costs? When evaluating a business, or organisation there are certain areas that reveal a potential for cost reduction opportunities.  The answers that you give to the next 18 questions will identify opportunities for cost reduction within your business. Once your answers are […]

Save your business money by beating Bureaucracy

  With talk of a second wave of Coronavirus sweeping across the country, most of the conversations I am having with the business community are about how they can reduce their overheads. So today I am going to talk about the cost of bureaucracy. It’s a significant cost.  According to a research paper** written 4 […]

How to achieve a Best in Class Organisation

Covid has got us all tightening our belts and focusing on reducing our costs to give us an edge against our competitors, so it’s not surprising that many businesses are turning to Business Process mapping as a vehicle to help them achieve their goals and become a best in class organisation. Understanding your processes, and […]

What to do when you feel undervalued at work

  You’re doing a great job. You assume your manager has noticed and you will get that pay rise/promotion/recognition or even a thank you. But they aren’t noticing and the pay rise/promotion/recognition or thank you isn’t forthcoming. You don’t want to lose heart but it’s just not happening and you either feel uncomfortable blowing your […]

How to build a High Performing Team

High performing teams don’t just come along by chance. They are the result of a good leader, a willing team and a lot of time and effort. So is the creation of a high performing team worth the effort and can it be done? Well the answer is a resounding YES to both of those questions and what’s more it can be fun!! Here are my top tips for creating a high performing team to be proud of.

Business Transformation – here’s what you need to know

  Having delivered many Business Transformation projects of varying sizes over the last 20 years I’ve learnt a lot about what enables success as well as some of the causes of failure. In the early days of my career I led a large team of analysts whose job it was to carry out root cause […]

The Cost of Ineffective Meetings & How to Avoid It

How many meetings do you organise or attend a week? You probably don’t question their relevance let alone think about how much they are costing the business. Last year the online scheduling platform Doodle published a report which stated that 384,657 years of productivity are lost in the UK at a cost of £45.4 bn […]

How to Improve your Business Relationships

Have you ever had an email that has annoyed you?  Or been in a meeting with someone who constantly talked over you? Or has someone had a go at you for no reason? Even if those things haven’t happened to you (although I would defy anyone to say they haven’t had someone talk over them) […]

10 Reasons why you should map your Business Processes

If I told you that you could reduce your business costs by up to 30% with just time and effort and no cost I’m sure you would want to know how. But if I told you that you would do it through Business Process mapping what would your reaction be?   Many business suffer from customer […]