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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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If you need help with Business Continuity Planning and Finance & Cashflow Management during COVID-19, your business may be eligible to access the RBP Management Capability Development Voucher Fund that subsidises business advisory services for New Zealand SMEs.

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COVID-19 has dramatically changed life as we know it in New Zealand. I've talked to literally dozens of business owners over the past couple of weeks so in this vlog I want to share 5 things I encourage you to think about:

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COVID-19 has had a major impact on business and life as we know it. The initial shock of lockdown has passed and now the focus is on what's next. As part of Hawke’s Bay Business Hub’s series of FREE VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS I’m running sessions via the video conferencing platform Zoom looking at Business Continuity Planning & Re-Starting Business.

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The world as we knew it changed on Tuesday 23 March 2020, when PM Jacinda Ardern announced that as of 11.59pm Wednesday 25 March New Zealand will move to COVID-19 Alert Level 4, which means a nationwide lockdown.

The following text is a transcript from a vlog I published recently, asking some practical questions around Managing Cash at COVID-19 – Level 4 / Nationwide Lockdown.

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