Most companies business plan can be summarised as: same as this year, but a little bit better.
5% growth in sales, 5% reduction in costs. Umm.
Not very compelling is it? Inspiring? Doesn’t...
There are times when things aren’t as you’d like. Some of them are impossible to do anything about - when even at your most irresistible, they’re immovable - and some of...
Grand hotels chew through a lot of cash.
Some of it goes to location: the beach, city centre, by the conference, opposite the park. Some goes to furnishing and fittings and the...
Everything was going along swimmingly. Emails were exchanged, coffee was drunk, meetings were productive.
And then … a change of tone, less responsive, everything slowwweddd. And. Stop.
Don’t jump to the worst...
There are roadblocks.
People who have authority and refuse to budge. Regulations that stop you doing what you want to do. Funding that falters. Unmovable forces.
If it’s a human blocker there’s always...