The biggest trap that any business can fall into in the modern world is that of stagnation. Business-as-usual. The status quo. It’s a swampy mire that can break your business without you even noticing—a slow descent that leaves your company stuck in the dark ages while your competitors surge ahead.Read more
In a new series of blog posts, we’re going to be diving into strategic planning in your organisation. Here at Advisory Works, we are dedicated to helping businesses create a strategic plan that will inspire your people and get the results you desire.Read more
Disciplined execution is the relentless focus on executing the plan. Disciplined execution is the practical application of disrupting business as usual; to work on the business; to make the important stuff happen.Read more
On the rugby field, nothing matters but the game. Who you are, what you’ve done before, none of that matters. All that is important is that you’re at the front of the pack, the ball in your hands. You’ve trained hard, you know exactly what you have to do, and nothing is going to stop you.Read more
Lets face it – the status quo really has to change. Current business advisors need a major shift if they’re going to meet the demands of modern business leaders who seek support in solving complex problems. Constant change and disruption across industries means businesses will need to act fast – starting yesterday. Seeking advice from supposed professionals is a smart move, but it can – and does – backfire.Read more
When we create a contingency plan, we’re trying to plan against an unexpected event impacting the market share, financial health or image of a company. It’s vital to be prepared should something happen, so that your company can quickly pivot and recover.Read more
Say the word “recession” around a business leader, and watch their expression fall. The Global Financial Crisis of 2008 left its stain on many companies, and the ripples of a long-term recession environment continue to be felt in many industries.Read more
Advisory Works CEO Kendall Langston talks with author and leadership expert John Spence about what it takes to succeed in business leadership today.