What gets measured gets done!
A simple process for identifying KPIs for your business. The reasons for monitoring KPIs in your business are well known, but it is surprising how many businesses large and small don’t monitor any KPIs other than cash in the bank, or at best profit. And…
Managing your interactions and yourself!
Managing your Work Environment In business every detail counts and ultimately translates to greater efficiency, productivity and ultimately profit, whilst making the job more enjoyable. What can I do about improving my work space environment? Below is a prepared checklist of common time bandits for…
Over the recent months we have all seen the effects and have also been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Many of the measures taken to combat the virus were unprecedented and this created much uncertainty in our lives – both at home and at work….
Fortune Favours the Brave
At Prime Strategies we love graphs. This one below encapsulates the behaviour of many SME’s (Small to Medium sized Enterprises) showing why they don’t go on to become the huge success that they originally intended to be. It demonstrates that when we are risk taking,…
Are you using the 7 C’s of Communication? Or is it 10 C’s?
What makes for great communication? According to the methodology outlined in the Mindtools video below, clear and concise communication (oops, spoiler alert!) requires 7 C’s: Clear. Concise. Concrete. Correct. Coherent. Complete. Courteous. Watch the video and let us know what you think – is this…
9 smart ways to get the most out of meetings
Veteran financier Ray Dalio has been in every kind of meeting: the good, the bad and the ugly. Here’s how he keeps his meetings focused and productive. In 1974, Ray Dalio founded the hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, and it’s now the world’s largest, managing roughly $160 billion. Here…
7 Management Practices to Improve Employee Productivity
By Victor Lipman for Forbes. All companies want to improve employee productivity, but how often do they examine their own management practices as a means of attaining it? This Dale Carnegie Study showed that a disturbingly high number of non-management employees are disengaged, not working at full productive…
Are these the world’s most progressive workplaces?
Tired of endless bureaucracy, pointless report writing, and lack of freedom and entrepreneurship in the workplace? The Corporate Rebels believed that there has to be a better way, and have spent the last two years travelling the world learning from the most progressive organizations they could…
A master guide to efficient stock taking
Regular stock takes are extremely beneficial in helping streamline inventory management, optimise productivity and boost profitability. It is advantageous to the business to ensure all stock can be accurately counted, tracked and traced throughout every stage of the inventory process by giving an accurate accounting…
7 strategies to get your team to keep their promises
Great businesses are built on teams that take full ownership of individual responsibilities. Too many businesses let people slide by partially doing things, and accepting excuses for delays and mistakes that could have been avoided. A culture of accountability is one of the most valuable…
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