The Role of Project Sponsors

Businesses undertake projects to create and enhance their systems, products and services; however, most projects fail to some degree – 64% according to a recent survey by the Project Management Institute (PMI). To increase the chances that projects will be successful organisations should choose senior executives to act as the project’s sponsors. The best sponsors […]

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Do you control your business, or does it control you?

As a business leader, do you control your business, or does it control you? Not sure? Take these scenarios. As the captain, you’ve clearly articulated your vision and have a strategic road map which defines your path. You have a great supporting team who take responsibility and deliver. Your systems hum along, providing you with […]

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“The Project Sponsor” Workshop

I see many business owners struggling to implement their growth projects. If you own a small to medium-sized business there is always plenty of projects to implement. The problem with growth projects is that they are transformational projects – they transform your company and transformation brings change. Change usually touches people, process and systems. So […]

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Partnership Announcement – Cohesis

Growing businesses ultimately require employees to do their work differently, however, this can cause problems if not handled or planned correctly. Unfortunately, organisations are often reluctant to adequately invest and commit to change management but the probability of success in implementing growth strategies rapidly increases if supported by effective planning and IT change strategies. Fortix […]

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5 Time Management Tips For Growing Your Small Business

As a business owner or entrepreneur, our possibilities are infinite. No matter how much we do, there is always something more we could be doing. This means that organisation, effectiveness, and time management is especially crucial for us. Business owners often procrastinate on significant projects. They can seem too big to undertake. It’s often simpler […]

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Keeping Promises – Building Trust

A business exists in its most basic form, to provide a solution to a problem that their market has. In agreeing to provide that solution, they are promising to come good on that agreement. The local coffee shop promises their customers the delivery of their daily caffeine fix or an accounting firm that guarantees the […]

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Die-Hard WA

If you’re responsible for your business’ growth and the prosperity of your company, you might feel a bit under pressure. Totally understandable. At the peak of the resources boom in 2012, coffee shops around St Georges Terrace buzzed with optimism. Gross State Product (GSP) increased by 7.3% that year on the back of intensifying investment […]

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Is Your Business In The Right Space For Growth

The prospect of more customers and increased revenue is the adrenaline rush business owners thrive on. While growth seems a natural progression, we’ve learned the motivation for growth needs to be clearly established first. What is not growth? Growth is not a ticket out of your existing problems or challenges. A successful growth project starts […]

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