How can I grow my business without hiring more people?

There are some things that it’s better to have before you need them: pens, first aid kits, and plungers. Employees do not fall into that category – every hour you have two people doing a one-person job is an hour that costs twice as much…

Premature Automation Leads To Failure To Perform

Or… “Do not automate anything in your business until you’ve read this!“ Automation is one of the hot buzzwords in business today and there are many tools available to do it. The internet is full of articles telling you that you should immediately go forth and automate every process in your business. But STOP! Implementing…

How can I make my business more profitable?

There are essentially two ways to make a business more profitable: Sell more at the same margin Sell the same at an increased margin Selling the same at an increased margin means finding ways to sell the same quantity at a higher price, or selling the same quantity at the same price, whilst reducing your…

Process Improvement For New Business Owners

If you’ve just bought a new business, you probably want to make your own mark on it, but in any case the change in ownership is perfect timing to review how things are done in your business and decide whether they are lean and fit for the future, or whether they are more of a…