Strategic Partners v Suppliers

Strategic Partners v Suppliers

Can you separate your suppliers into two groups i.e. “suppliers” and “strategic partners”. They are not the same thing even although they both invoice you monthly . . . . A supplier supplies on demand. Its like buying bread and milk. There is...
Quality is Business

Quality is Business

Being in business we get swamped with information – everything competes for our attention and it is easy to loose focus. Big-Technology changes every 3 years and the next big thing is presented as the solution to our business challenges. By comparison there is...
What makes it unique

What makes it unique

Unique Selling Proposition Herb Ritts (photographer) created the 1990s era of the supermodel. In each model he found something unique; a new persona lurking behind their everyday facade. He saw what others could not. Herb Ritts – His work stands out. His new...
Context

Context

Everything happens within a context – if you remove information from its context it becomes meaningless, even dangerous. The faster information becomes, the slower we must be when making decisions. “Fast information” comes with no context and is...
My Space My Things My World

My Space My Things My World

I had a favourite uncle, a man of stature and principle. Some time after his death I offered to clean out his garage for my aunt. This was a big job and she was grateful for the assistance. My DIY Uncle could say of his garage, “My Space, My Things, My...
SWOT analysis

SWOT analysis

A SWOT analysis is a business management tool (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats)  – I would like to state that your strengths and your weaknesses are the same thing. In your strength lies your greatest weakness – in your weakness lies your...