What if you’re the problem? 5 ways you could be holding back your business

None of us want to hear or think that maybe we are the problem in our business, but so many times that is the case! If you see your own behaviour in any of these examples, it will definitely be worthwhile to think about what you need to focus on to get past this. Positive […]

Step 1 of Your Strategy Roadmap for 2021

Your Company Roadmap

In everything I write and teach about strategy the first step is always to understand what is really going on inside your business. You need data, information and you need to analyse and understand it. From a right brain objective perspective, that’s it. That’s Step 1. Right Brain Objective Data-Driven Step 1 The fundamental information […]

3 Ways to Protect Your Business from a Slump

3 Ways Protect Your Business from a Slump - Jenny Stilwell

I know, you’re doing a million things and don’t have time to do a full analysis of your business, market and world economic climate right now. But you do need to at some point. These 3 strategies are a quick way to minimise risk and safeguard your business should the worst happen. 1: KNOW YOUR […]

3 Things to ‘Be’ When Marketing in a ‘Distracted’ World

3 Things to ‘Be’ When Marketing in a ‘Distracted’ World Jenny Stilwell

Getting through to your target market with online and offline marketing messages is increasingly harder to do. In my book, ‘Small Business CEO’, I take you through the key marketing strategies to focus on when your business is in Foundation Stage. This includes getting your value proposition right, and your core messages, and creating a […]

3 Ways to Have Others Bring Innovation into Your Company

3 Ways to Have Others Bring Innovation into Your Company - Jenny Stilwell

If you want to learn more about what sort of innovation you could be developing in your company but don’t really know where to start, I highly recommend the following: Ask your key suppliers to come in and brief you on trends and innovation in their industry. When I ran a contract manufacturer of bath […]