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When the cat’s away…

When The Cats Away The Mice Will Play

“When the cat’s away the mice will play” (meaning when the cats not around to watch, the mice will get up to all sorts of mischief.) So what are your people doing when they’re not being watched? Do they do the same things they would if you were physically there?  It’s the ultimate culture test. […]

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Avoiding the Competency Trap

“The honest answer is after we reach £1M I haven’t a clue what I’m meant to be doing!” That was the comment, fresh out of the mouth of one of our Business Accelerator Club members during our initial coaching call last week.  I was quizzing her on the size of her vision and testing the […]

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Are You Business Fit?

The first decision I made at the turn of the year, which I announced to the Company Shortcuts team at our first strategy meeting – is that from now on we are closing the business from 4pm on the 23rd December until the first working day of the New Year. You can imagine – that announcement […]

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Navigating the commission maze

Commission schemes. Do you have one? Does it work – i.e. does it drive the team behaviours you want? And do you need a PHD in pure Maths to understand it? This is a topic that was discussed very recently with our current BAPs cohort, so here’s 4 quick headlines to think about if you […]

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