Tag Archives: Financial Planning

When “Ready, Fire, Aim” Hurts Business Results

Business Results

As Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “plans are nothing; planning is everything.” Taking the time to plan ahead, rather than taking a “Ready, Fire, Aim” approach, will almost always create better business results.
We are often tempted to act on impulse, thinking a spontaneous decision will save time and, therefore, money. But in doing so we often set ourselves up to fail.
In our latest blog, we dispel the notion of the “Ready, Fire, Aim” mentality, sharing how a little forethought, investment and planning can ultimately yield far better results.

CrossFit for Your Business: A 3-Step Guide to Business Organisation [part 2]

Company Organisation

The quirks of a business can be endearing. Its idiosyncrasies can be regarded simply as ‘the way we do things here’.
But these ineffectively-organised aspects of your business can escalate, causing frustration, embarrassment and financial impact while appearing unprofessional and far from reassuring to potential clients or investors.
When these processes have been in place for months or years, it is easy to disregard or overlook them, and far too much effort to correct. But these can become your greatest undoing.
Learn whether your business has its own characteristics, of if it is dangerously disorganised in part one of our new three-part series on effective business organisation.

Effective Financial Management

Effective Financial Management

Healthy bank account, healthy business, right?
Taking this approach to your company’s finances opens you up to a significant blind spot, preventing you from forecasting debt and preventing effective business management.
With a simple two-step approach, you can find financial stability, avoid or overcome debt and manage your company’s long-term health with effective financial management.
Discover how to better manage the financial aspect of your business in our latest blog, the final instalment of my series on business blin spots.

Company Finance Planning & Execution

Finance Planning

Many problems that arise in business can be avoided by first recognising five commonly-occurring blind spots.
The first of these is the concept of company finance planning. While finance planning may seem like an integral part of your business, if you aren’t executing it correctly, you are, at best, falling short of its potential and, at worst, completely wasting your time.
In our latest blog, we address this frequent blind spot, highlighting the reasons it can occur, the ways to overcome it and the long-term benefits it will produce.
Take a look now – we hope it helps to overcome some of your company’s financial blind spots.