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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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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Over-complicated roles are killing your business success

Posted on: 11 May 2017

Here’s a question: what are you growing your business around? We’re not talking about KPIs or long-term revenue goals here—we’re talking about the difference between growing a business around your current employees versus growing it around defined roles.

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Why accountability is the key to strategy execution success

Posted on: 09 May 2017

The strategy is solid, but the execution leaves something to be desired. Every business person has been in that situation at one point or another. How can you solve it? Where is the problem?

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How to curate a world-class team of employees

Posted on: 25 April 2017

The strength of any business are the people who work for you. You can have the best strategies, the best products, the best services, the best premises—but without the best employees, your enterprise is going nowhere.

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