The four steps to developing your business strategy

This week, I had the privilege of spending some time with post-graduate business students from the local university. The topic for discussion was creating a business plan. The conversation gave me an opportunity to reflect on the matter and put some of my thoughts in writing. Following are the four ‘C’s to consider when developing…

Core competence – Individuals in the organisation

We’ve discussed the strengths/weaknesses theory previously, but how does it work best in an organisation? One’s management of one’s strengths and weaknesses is critical in managing one’s self and career. Most people don’t quite know what their weaknesses are, let alone their strengths. Identifying them through self-analysis and feedback-analysis is an important starting point. Doing…