Top 3 traps when scaling up

Jenny Stilwell - op 3 Tips when scaling up

Most businesses scale up organically. Occasionally businesses get capital injections to take them sky-rocketing from zero to millions very quickly. Other businesses scale up too fast; they lose control and crash and burn. Here are the top three traps to avoid when you scale up your business:   Uncertainty about your business model You really […]

Are you emotional enough about your goals?

JennyStilwell.com.au - Get Emotional About your Goals

Year after year many of us set goals that we fail to achieve. I believe there are a few reasons for that: We don’t believe we can really achieve them, We have no idea – really – how to make them happen, We’re not really motivated to do the work to make them happen. Goal […]

Start Creating Your Strategic Growth Blueprint

strategic growth blueprint

The important decisions, the decisions that really matter, are strategic. They involve either finding out what the situation is, or changing it, either finding out what the resources are or what they should be. Among these are all decisions on business objectives and on the means to reach them.Peter Drucker, “The Practice of Management Strategy. […]

3 Reasons You Need Tiers To Grow Your Business

Client tiers are important! Not just for small businesses but also for large companies, but many times people forget about tiers. It’s a great tool to keep you focused. For this article, I’ll use a hypothetical one or two partner suburban accounting practice with 600 clients as an example. Let’s assume that there’s likely to […]

7 Strategic Planning Essentials

Strategic Planning Essentials

No planning process is failsafe or perfect, and the very nature of planning for the future means we have to be flexible. However, these seven considerations are essential to your strategic planning process: 1.       You must be totally involved in the process. This may sound ridiculous, but I’ve had the misfortune to run two strategic […]

Strategies for Building Your Business

Strategies to build your business

How do you know which strategy will grow your business most effectively in the short and long term? Market penetration, market extension, product development or diversification are the primary strategies for building your business. You can also grow organically (growth in your own business) or by acquisition (of another business). This article summarises what these […]

Focus on Being Better

Focus on Being Better

I have to say it. I’m really so over way too many people promising their subscribers million dollar sales from scratch, exponential business growth, hordes of new clients and phenomenal marketing secrets that will turn your website into a money making machine almost overnight! The thing is, these things are possible but they don’t happen […]