Post archive - strategy

What are the keystones in business?

Understand the business assets beyond the balance sheet? Think Keystones

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.

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Blue Sky Stinking Episode 4

BSS4 – Money, Money, Money

Reading Time: 16 mins Investor Jakob wants to help, and has the money… but what will he get in return? Then there is the financial planning – who are you going to call?

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Blue Sky Stinking Episode 3

BSS3 – Thank You For The Music

Reading Time: 12 mins Having selected and shared her new company name, an overlap with another business forces Zelda to make some changes. Some of the practicalities of set up a new venture start to emerge.

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Blue Sky Stinking Episode 2

BSS2 – Mama Mia

Reading Time: 12 mins Diving into launching the business, by starting in partial competition with her father, Zelda considers some brave steps. However, striking up a business relationship with Jakob means having to make some sacrifices.

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Getting the Big Ideas

Getting the Big Ideas

Reading Time: 2 mins Invention is a tough game; for example, when James Dyson invented his first Dual Cyclone vacuum cleaner he spent 15 years creating 5,126 versions that failed before he made one that worked.

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Blue Sky Stinking Episode 1

BSS1 – The Winner Takes It All

Reading Time: 12 mins Mike Saville and Russell Cosway from Gydeline introduce the first episode of the Blue Sky Stinking podcast and discuss topics raised, including, good reasons for starting a business, getting sound advice and benefiting from mentoring and coaching.

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