Business Strategy

7 Ways Your Business Can Outshine The Competition

It doesn’t matter what industry you are in, there will always be competition. It many industries these days there are indeed going to be lots of other players vying for your customers attention and trying to take your market share.   Many businesses decide that the best solution is to compete with their competitors on…

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Why you should collaborate instead of compete

Hi Claire Whitelaw Brown here from CWB Business Growth Strategies. As per one Stephen Coveys book, The 7 Habits of Highly effective people, a habit that all successful people do is to Synergize with others. Imagine there are two people, one has a tin of beans and the other has a tin opener. Both are…

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Delegate Not Abdicate

Delegate not abdicate! Hey everyone, Claire Whitelaw Brown here from CWB Business Growth Strategies. Most business owners get to the point where they can no longer manage all the work in their business on their own and it becomes time either outsource or get someone in to help out. This can be exciting and scary.…

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Five Steps To Make Your Big Idea Happen

So you have any idea, it might be a big lofty, audacious idea that makes your heart flutter a little at the thought and you have no clue how to get it started.   It can seem very overwhelming when you are stood at the bottom of the mountain looking up. The top can seem…

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What are lag and lead measures?

I wanted to talk briefly about the difference between lag and lead measures and how you can use them to grow your business. Before I became a business consultant I spent 20 years working for business owners to help them build profitable businesses.  I am a charted management accountant and ex-CFO and so spent a large…

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