Entrepreneur vs CEO: You’re probably not the same person.

Some startup entrepreneurs are just not meant to be CEOs *hushed silence* Stay with us for a second. We've watched this phenomenon for years. Excited founders of startups that have discovered a market-challenging idea, built that idea into a business, developed a strategic plan that sees that idea deliver great revenue results. The team is growing, the culture is great. And things are just hunky-dory. Not always. Unfortunately, the cold hard truth of the matter is that many startup founders simply do not encompass the skills (often derived from years of experience) and innate leadership qualities required of a solid, [...]

2018-04-17T15:39:19+00:00 April 17th, 2018|News, RE:Focus, SME Growth|Comments Off on Entrepreneur vs CEO: You’re probably not the same person.

The art of leadership in a high-growth environment

Leadership in business is often seen as one of the most difficult characteristics to nurture - as ironic as that sounds. Surely if you're in management, you lead?  Not always the case. We could spend countless hours detailing the fine art of Leadership, discussing the different types of leadership, the effectiveness of one over the other and more, but that's not what we plan to do today.  However, if you're reading this, then we'd be pretty certain to place our bets on the fact that you, as an individual, have the leadership qualities we speak about - or at least, [...]

2018-03-12T16:35:13+00:00 January 10th, 2018|News, SME Growth|Comments Off on The art of leadership in a high-growth environment

When Facing Failure leads to Your New Beginning, with the right support.

Treating a cold as if it were cancer is hardly the solution to managing a problem. But, having the insight to spot potential pitfalls and risks that lie ahead is the golden key that most business owners look for. It’s all well if you can predict failure, but when you can’t, and you find your business having lost its focus or worse, facing complete failure, sometimes knowing how to get things back on track is more complicated than it seems. We understand what that feels like. We’ve been on the cold, hard front of that with business leaders in the [...]

2017-11-01T12:36:11+00:00 November 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on When Facing Failure leads to Your New Beginning, with the right support.