Strategy

Business Planning for Designers

How Planning Will Make 2015 a Great Year for Your Business Why Business Planning for Designers is Fundamental to Success As January draws to a close it may seem a little late to be devising a strategy for a successful 2015.  It’s never too late, however, to take the first steps if you haven’t already done […]

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Cloud Computing Strategy

Cloud Computing Strategy – Do You Have One? With the release of IOS 5 for Apple mobile products, interest in cloud computing is at an all time high. Firstly what the heck is cloud computing?  Well…it is the delivery of computing as a service rather than a product.  Think of your data, software and processing […]

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Succession Planning – How To Break It Gently

Succession Planning How To Break It Gently As the baby boomer generation approaches retirement, or in some cases has gone beyond  their ideal retirement age, so succession planning rears it’s ugly head. I say ugly, because succession planning within a family business is a potential minefield of hurt feelings, business and financial ruin, misplaced family […]

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Painting By Numbers – How Financially Literate Are You?

Amazingly almost 25% of small businesses owners were unable to identify the costs they needed to control in order to succeed, a 2009 survey showed.  Given that more than half of business start-ups fail within five years this comes as no great surprise. So how financially literate are you? Where do you sit on a […]

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