June 18, 2020 No Comments

How To Ensure Your Business Survives


When the COVID pandemic hit, business owners had to suddenly shift from focusing on big picture strategies to short term tactics. And the most important tactic is quite simple: to survive. So how do you ensure that your business survives? In short, y... Read More

June 4, 2020 No Comments

The Business Hierarchy of Needs


The biggest problem business owners have is that they don’t know what their biggest problem is. Trapped between stagnating sales, staff turnover, unhappy customers, and now throw in the issues associated with a pandemic and recession, what do you f... Read More

April 30, 2020 No Comments

Ray Dalio on the Economic Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis


An excerpt from a recent Bloomberg interview (15 April) with Ray Dalio about the long-term economic implications of the coronavirus crisis and what can be expected moving forward. Not his best interview, nevertheless, in my opinion, Dalio is a genius... Read More

April 16, 2020 No Comments

A Masterclass in Crisis Leadership


After putting her daughter to bed, New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern hosted a Facebook live Q&A focused on coronavirus. Ardern implored New Zealanders to remain in self-isolation, while explaining the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases i... Read More

April 9, 2020 No Comments

Managing Cash and Expenditure To Survive A Downturn


We are in a “losses avoided” climate and that means breakeven and cash neutral are gold medals. While I believe we should plan the for the worst-case scenario projections. I’ve found the most valuable projection is based on a slightly pessimist... Read More

March 26, 2020 No Comments

Bold Actions To Survive And Thrive The Downturn


Right now, there is a lot of concern, panic, and stress on everybody’s business who’s an entrepreneur or business owner. If you want your business to survive and thrive through this downturn then you are going to have to step up and take some BOL... Read More