Reading Time: 5 mins Many people have sought to simply explain what marketing is. So, Marketing is the activity of passing a message to a selected audience on a specific subject to inspire action. There are a number of questions raised by that statement…
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Reading Time: 3 mins Each Business Function provides specific outputs to keep an organisation running smoothly. Are you doing everything that is required? Can you keep up with changes in the law and best practice?
Reading Time: 5 mins Simply, every Project is an Initiative in business. However, every Initiative is not a Project. Many, if not most, Initiatives are small and easily managed within the organisation without kicking-off a project. However, Initiatives do need to be controlled.
Reading Time: 5 mins To be in ‘control’ of your organisation you need to ‘understand’ what makes it up. The Keystones are a logical grouping of elements that support your organisation. Keystones provide a structure, support prioritising and makes sure you’ve considered everything before starting your Initiatives for improvement.
Reading Time: 4 mins If you employ others and want your business to thrive, then you need to focus on Human Resources. HR, as Human Resources is usually called, is not just a function for big business.
Reading Time: 12 mins It’s easy to be relaxed about privacy in business dealings in this supposedly transparent and open world. Should Jakob and Zelda be worried about Zelda’s dad knowing the inner workings of Sydeline? How important is confidentiality in business?
Reading Time: 2 mins ‘Compliance’ is not a pleasant word It has been a long time irritation that my profession of choice has very few usable synonyms. Compliance is not a pleasant word, really. It can be seen as conformity, acquiescence, docility, obedience, resignation and submissiveness. None of these adequately represent what compliance means in modern business. In
Reading Time: 3 mins Information is the lifeblood of every organisation. No organisation can exist without Information and it requires quite specific care and attention. There is a wide range of elements the Information Keystone includes. Information does not always get the respect and attention it deserves. Laws regarding personal data has helped shift