4 strikes from Calamity

Posted on: 08 December 2017

I’ll put forward an opinion here.
Most businesses can cope with 3 strikes but it’s the fourth one that puts you under.

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A few minutes on Leader Succession

Posted on: 27 November 2017

Advisory Works and John Spence support many clients as they tackle the challenge of Leader & Business succession. This video offers some insights based on years of experience.

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Leading above the line

Posted on: 16 November 2017

  Too often leaders play the blame game. They don’t own the space above the line.

This short video is perhaps the best explanation we have come across of playing above the line.

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Handing over the Baton

Posted on: 09 November 2017

In 2015 the ANZ Business Barometer of New Zealand businesses, found that succession was an issue for 44% of kiwi businesses.

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Are you too old to sit on a board?

Posted on: 02 November 2017

I was recently involved in a conversation where a CEO openly discussed how an entrenched and successful business failed under their watch.

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10 recommendations for successful business succession

Posted on: 25 October 2017

Each week at Advisory.Works we speak to & work with business leaders who are looking to get out of their business. We have supported many who have started and successfully completed the journey.

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Succession - The Big Leadership Opportunity

Posted on: 17 October 2017

Business Succession. It's a journey or a process, not an event.

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High Performance Leadership = "GRIT"

Posted on: 11 October 2017

We've all seen people who seemed destined for greatness, yet didn't amount to much. Yet there are others who seem less talented who quietly go on to achieve great things.  Why?

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Lead the Best Team

Posted on: 27 September 2017

We all want to lead a great high performing team but have you ever heard yourself or others saying how a team member, “just doesn’t fit!?”  So what does this mean and why does it happen?

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Why sales results shouldn't be your primary KPI

Posted on: 18 May 2017

How are you measuring your strategy success? If you’re using sales figures, we have bad news: you may be doing yourself a disservice and gathering the wrong data.

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