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FREE PDF Download of the 'Excellence Dividend' Key Points

A while ago I read The Excellence Dividend by Tom Peters, it's a great book and I've talked about it in a previous vlog. For your PDF document CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD

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Do you want your business to be like a formula one race car and a formula one team or do you want to be driving out some clapped out old dunga, New Zealand slang for an old car.

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Benjamin Franklin once said if you fail to plan you plan to fail, so here are 7 simple tips to help you get a business plan done that sets some objectives for the coming year.

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I was reading an article from McKinsey the other day and it posed the question that because we live in a world with so much information why is it that we seem to be really busy but sometimes feel we're not getting a lot of stuff done?

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Over the years there have been many stories about how the 2003 British cycling team went from mediocre to world beating. How did they do it?

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I thought I would tell you the story of two businesses, Business A and Business B. They're both pretty similar, turnover around that five million dollar mark, shareholders and directors working in the business, both of them have around 15 or 20 staff and although they're in different industries they have to do similar things well for their customers.

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I thought I'd tell you about a book I just finished recently which is by Greg Crabtree and it's called Simple Numbers Big Profits. I first came across Crabtree when I was reading Vern Harnish’ s book Scaling Up and he provided some of the financial commentary. The comment on the back of the book says ‘there's gold in your simple numbers if you use them to make the right day-to-day decisions’.

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In the previous three instalments about Strategic Reviews, Annual Business Plans & Execution we looked at the importance of strategic reviews, insights gained from staff workshops, and how to find your competitive advantage. In this fourth and final update we look at the all-important business plan.

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Over the next three months (July-August-September 2021) we’re going to be looking at Strategic Reviews, Annual Business Plans & Execution. As part of this we’ve pulled insights from two PlanA Consulting clients that we’ll call Business 1 and Business 2.

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Today's video is a continuation on my vlogs around strategy and business planning. So today I wanted to give you some specific things to be thinking about when it comes time to do that business review and set your business plan.

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