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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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Well kia ora folks. I was reading an article from Boardworks the other day and it was questioning or talking about why is it that some people don't feel comfortable expressing their opinion in meetings and going with groupthink. So here's today's video where I address this issue.

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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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In a couple of earlier vlogs I was talking around shareholders agreements and family charters, and I mentioned a board charter. I've had a couple of people come back to me and say what is a board charter, what does it do, and why would we have one? So I just want to give you a bit of a rundown as to what a board charter does and where it may be appropriate for your business.

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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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Previously we introduced the topic of Strategic Reviews, Annual Business Plans & Execution by first looking at strategic reviews. In this instalment we continue with this theme by looking into staff workshops as a way of gaining better insight and how they fit into the Strategic Planning process.

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In an earlier vlog I talked about Family Charters or a Family Council when you've got a family business. As you can probably appreciate family businesses bring their own set of dynamics that some other businesses don't and so for a business and especially if it's intergenerational, sometimes a Family Charter can actually help smooth the water.

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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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Today I want to talk about shareholders agreements. I was with some people the other day and we were discussing their shareholders agreement and I just thought I'd pass on to you what I see are the key features around shareholder agreements.

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