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Fire Customers? Why not?

Fire Customers? Why not?

A career choice, I deliberately chose to work with privately held mid-size companies to avoid the politics that hampers good decision-making in larger companies. Trouble is that in these mid-size companies it is friendships ...
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What’s Your End-Game Equation?

What’s Your End-Game Equation?

Have you seriously considered your company’s end-game? No matter what the business, it demands an end-game. More specifically an end-game equation! If you have no destination in mind and you just float around ...
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Losing sleep over your business?

Losing sleep over your business?

Are you losing sleep over your business? Wide awake at 3am fraught with money worries? It is the single most common comment I hear on first meeting a CEO or the owners of ...
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Vision Precedes Business Growth

Vision Precedes Business Growth

Vision is what pulls at our emotions and creates desire to challenge the status quo – Steven DuPuis, Founder of the DuPuis Group – When you started your business, what kind of thoughts ...
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Shine the Light on your Financials

Shine the Light on your Financials

In our line of work, the very first port of call is the client’s financials. We need to confirm there is the financial strength in the business to underpin the aggressive growth plans ...
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9 Attributes of a Good Successor

9 Attributes of a Good Successor

If you are involved in a family business (or like me, were) chances are you will relate to this story. My grandfather was larger than life, in every sense of the word. He ...
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7 Signs of Financial Incompetence

7 Signs of Financial Incompetence

Are your financial fundamentals in order? Sound financial management is a given for any business. It is the foundation for a business that wants to prosper. The trouble is that for many private ...
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Turnarounds – more than numbers

Turnarounds – more than numbers

Pipes & Pumps (fictitious name) had tried 3 times to turnaround a non-profitable division. The message here is that a pure numbers driven approach to turning around a business, will not work. What ...
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9 options to exit your business

9 options to exit your business

This instalment explores all exit options available to the owner of a business – and a case study to demonstrate the importance of getting it right. When we start the exit conversation with a business ...
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