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What Is a Management Control System?

Remember that old saying: If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it?   It’s true isn’t it? But how many businesses would put their hands up and admit to owning and using an effective management system to drive continuous improvement in their organisation? Not many.   The idea of a management system is to […]

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Transform Your Business Plans With Buy-In

My husband has a saying from his Navy sea faring days that “no plan survives contact with the enemy.” And what’s true for the Navy is also often true for businesses.   All too often you can spend time formulating an outstanding business plan with detailed forecasts and strategies, only to see all this effort […]

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The Stress Free Approach To Problem Solving

“Problems are only opportunities in work clothes” so said the famous industrialist Henry Kaiser. A quote I think, sums up perfectly a great attitude to problem solving.   In my 20+ years advising senior business people, I’ve seen time and again how robust problem solving can dramatically improve decision maker’s effectiveness. It can save you […]

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