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SCALING UP IN THE CREATIVE WORLD of Web Development & Digital Marketing

  Over recent years I’ve consulted to a number of web design agencies, social media and SEO marketing businesses.  What is common in this industry is the unique challenge the owners face between the creativity…

INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY IN FOOD & DRINK MANUFACTURING

  SME’s make up 97% of the UK’s food and drink manufacturing industry, and many faced rapid and serious cashflow concerns during the pandemic.  As such, many businesses are in a tentative space, cautious of…

THE KEY TO SCALING A BUSINESS IN THE PRINTING INDUSTRY – Process Management

  The UK print industry is in crisis. The rising cost of raw materials (paper and cardboard) coupled with the challenges caused by the pandemic and the uncertainty surrounding the impact of Brexit has left…

WHAT IS A MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEM – The 21st Century Rewire

Busting the myths and bringing fresh perspectives to the question of management systems, KPI’s and how to apply the theory in practice In the beginning, back in 2015 when Alluxi was first born, one of the first blogs I…

ESCAPE VELOCITY – Reaching your Strategic Orbit

    As we begin to emerge from the Covid lockdown restrictions, you may be thinking about ways to change your business once again.   Will you go back to the office? Will you continue…

UNLEASH YOUR PROFIT POTENTIAL

Is there Hidden Opportunity in Your Business? There’s a saying that ‘What you Don’t know Won’t Hurt You’.  In business however, what you don’t know could be significantly impacting your profit potential.   When working with…

THE LOOMING CULTURE CRISIS & EMPLOYEE BURNOUT

Did you know that the World Health Organisation has recognised employee burnout as an occupational phenomenon, and classified it in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11)? It’s not simply exhaustion. According to the WHO: “Burnout is a…

FREE UP TIME TO MAKE MORE MONEY FOR YOUR BUSINESS

  How to step off the hamster wheel and lead from a more strategic orbit  Have you emerged from the dark end of 2020 with a grim determination to absolutely get your business back on…

HOW HAVE YOUR TEAM PERFORMED UNDER PRESSURE THIS YEAR?

Photo by David Latorre Romero on Unsplash   As we reach the end of this turbulent year – it is a good time to reflect – what has worked well and what would you like to improve in…

HOW MUCH IS LOW STAFF ENGAGEMENT COSTING YOU?

Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash   As regular followers will testify,  I’m on a crusade to highlight how engaging your staff is key to unlocking greater productivity and profitability in your business. In my previous series of…

THE COVID PRODUCTIVITY TAX – Reduce the impact on your business

  3 Solutions to boost your team’s motivation and engagement in the “new norm” THE EUPHORIA? A recent LinkedIn chat with one of my connections, raised the question whether I’d heard the expression “Covid Productivity…

LEAN PRINCIPLES FOR SME’s Principle 5 – Continuous Improvement is a culture not a Department

  Are your manual processes a barrier towards greater productivity?  Do you engage and empower your teams to strip away waste & inefficiency?  Do your staff embrace continuous improvement as the norm?   My 5…