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Are you pouring your heart and soul into your business by employing staff and staying current with suppliers, but finding it hard to pay yourself a fair remuneration or sometimes not at all?

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KPIs, scorecards, dashboarding – call them what you like. Either way they're a great way to keep track of your business at an operational level. In this video I briefly outline 4 Top Tips for using KPIs:

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Good clarity leads to better decision making. And better decision making leads to better implementation. So in this video Hutch poses a simple question – what's the role clarity like in your business and what changes might you need to make for improved implementation?

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In conjunction with Hawke's Bay Business Hub I'm holding a Friday coffee talk focusing on understanding the key financial numbers in your business and linking those to your operational activity. It's happening 10am to 12pm on Friday 7 August 2020 @ the Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 36 Bridge Street, Ahuriri, Napier.

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Do you have stock sitting around doing nothing in your storeroom? If you do and haven't worked out how to convert it into sales yet, think of it as bundles of cash just sitting there – dead money.

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I was at a meeting yesterday and one of the people there said that buzzwords drive them crazy. And I agree! So after the meeting I sent the following email – 24 buzzwords in 6 paragraphs!

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Does your business have momentum? Is it constantly looking to the future and moving forward? In this video Hutch talks about the flywheel effect and how certain activity, people or processes within your business could be holding it back from reaching its true potential.

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Business has had to make a lot of decisions over the last month or two, more so than normal, and I don't see that changing anytime soon thanks to COVID-19.

So in this vlog I talk about the need to make decisions quickly.

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This vlog talks about 3 critical things to manage as we transition from Alert Level 3 to Alert Level 2 during COVID-19 in New Zealand. They are:

  • Cash-flow
  • People
  • A blank sheet of paper

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Hi all, as many of you will recall, I delivered a workshop on the 8th of April 2020 around Business Continuity During COVID-19. So here's a PDF of the presentation. Feel free to spread it far and wide.

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