7 Signs of a Bad Supplier

We all have spent a lot of money on suppliers that provided us with lousy quality services, or never delivered on our expectations of them. We have compiled seven pointers that will help you to recognise when somebody is a dodgy supplier or not able to do the work. Hopefully, these early signs will help […]

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Understanding the TRUE meaning of prosperity

Prosperity and the mention of prosperity always never fails to get our attention. It has become the ultimate goal and mission in life of so many all over the world, yet had remained elusive and had robbed so many of living their lives in the “present”. To set the premise here for what I am […]

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Good News! Happiness increases Productivity!

Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it. In 1958 Mao promoted a “Great Leap Forward” in economic development and insisted that steel production is increased to catch up with the industrialised world. To meet his high steel production targets, ordinary people were roped in and made to melt down every scrap […]

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Too Busy!

A salesman with a Gatling gun is tapping the shoulder of the Indian chief. “Chief, can I interest you in this?” The response, “Go away, can’t you see I’m trying to fight a war.” Too busy fight the war with bows, arrows, and swords to see the rifle salesman? If your business activity is like […]

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Bite that Apple!

“When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people stop there. But if you keep going, and live with the problem and peel more layers of the onion off, you can often times arrive at some very elegant and simple solutions. […]

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Costs and Consequences

No one gets up in the morning and thinks: “Hmm, Today I should go and make some bad decisions.“ We go to work with the intention of solving a problem or creating a solution. But decisions have consequences, known or unknown. Wise decisions are made after all the relevant information gathered has been understood. Many […]

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Team Work Success

Having a team of people working together on a project increases the successful delivery of that project. A recent study by Stanford University showed that when people are treated as partners or team members – even when physically apart – their motivation increases. Motivation from your employees means more success for your company. A big productivity gain […]

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Something got to give…if nothing changes!

In life and business, if nothing’s happening the way you want it to, perhaps the thing that needs to change is you! “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always got.” – Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motors. This is still applicable today, even if we are in the age of […]

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S-Search – Fast!

Fortix now enables users to find their contacts Super Fast from anywhere in the system with one key – S. Users can find any contact by pressing S then searching for specific words or phrases in the contact record, without needing to understand or navigate through the structure of the system. This is a super […]

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Skills – Employee Competency Management tool

Ever wondered whether you’ve got the right people working on the right project? Fortix is working on a new tool, named ‘Skills’, that is able to help you solve this problem. ‘Skills’ allows managers to assess the skill level of their employees in a common, customisable ranking system, and update as their employees grow. We're […]

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