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.
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Money is a central Keystone, being necessary for any organisation. There are a range of aspects relating to money which need your consideration.
The Physical Keystone will vary wildly for different organisations. It is possible to run an organisation on very few Physical Keystone elements, but that is rarely the case. What elements does the Physical Keystone include? Sometimes, Physical Keystone elements can be referred to as Fixed assets, which is an accounting
Do you perceive your Contacts as an important organisational Keystone? You should, as without them you wouldn’t have customers, suppliers or be successful. What is the Contacts Keystone and how is it applicable to you and your organisation? It’s easy to think that Contacts is a list of names and
Brand can mean many different things and be viewed diversely. Do you give your brand and reputation the appropriate attention? What elements does the Brand Keystone include? We are all Brand aware. McDonalds, John Lewis, Aldi, HM Government, Harrods. All these carry a picture in our heads and a perception
The Intellectual Keystone is regularly misunderstood and underestimated. Does your organisation have information, designs or unique facilities on which it’s success relies? Is there a secret recipe or technique that needs to be kept safe. The Intellectual Keystone might be more important than you think. You may have a logo
Every organisation has People, even if that is just the Founder. Once there is any form of growth, the need to invest in the People Keystone becomes paramount. What does the People Keystone include? There is so much more to the People Keystone than managing employees. There are elements of
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