Author: Clive Enever

When is a business plan really needed?

If you’re running a business, a business plan is something that should be up-to-date and available to call on throughout the life of your enterprise.
That said, there are some stages where it will be even more critical than others. So, let’s look at the four stages when a business plan is really needed.

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The Stages of Business Growth

In this Business Wisdom podcast, Business Strategist Clive Enever walks through the five stages of business growth, looking at Harvard’s research on the subject and also outlining how that applies in the true trenches of business.

He discusses each stage, how you know you’ve attained it, and the challenges that ensue, including the key things every business operator needs to have in place once they reach the next step on the ladder.

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Top tips to protect your time

As the old saying goes ‘time is money’, but as a business leader your time is also likely to be in short supply.

After all, there’s a good chance you wear many hats; chief decision maker, financial controller, head of marketing…and the list goes on.

That’s why your time should be fiercely protected. In fact, effective time management skills in business are essential to ensure you maintain a work/life balance and your time in your business is spent efficiently.

With that in mind, here are five ways business leaders can protect their time with some classic time management tips.

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From Business Goals To Plans And Action

How many times have you started a new year with personal resolutions that quickly fall by the wayside? In business, it’s no different. The goals you set for your business might be lofty and well-meaning, but if they fail to translate to a plan and action, they mean little. So, let’s look at how business owners can action their goals, incorporate them into their plan and then build on and compound achievements.

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