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6 Ways to Make an Impact in 2021

We are going through challenging times, at Beyond we believe that planning for the future is the best way to keep the momentum in your business. This is why we have 6 ways to help your business. Business compliance improves standards Through the implementation, certification, and sustainability services our clients benefit from improved health & safety […]

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10 Boxes Needed for Project Management Success

Project management is a fiendishly difficult business process to get right. Whether you work from a note pad or prefer to run detailed plans backed up with copious amounts of datasheets. Either way or if you are somewhere in between, there are 10 boxes that are worth getting right. 1. Background to the project. What […]

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4 Quadrants of Employee Engagement

Developing your teams and monitoring their individual performance are critical components in managing a successful enterprise. Ultimately you want the best for your teams in terms of workplace wellbeing and the best from them in terms of workplace effectiveness. World class organisations aspire to have a high quotient in both of these areas. The symbiosis of staff morale […]

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Business Transformation

Business Transformation This is very much a buzz phrase, whether working with blue-chip, third sector, education or SMEs, I’m hearing senior leadership team reaching out for advice and a greater understanding of what BT means to them. In simple terms, we are talking about the re-alignment of an organisations staff, activities and business technology with […]

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10 Boxes That Could Change Your Business Forever

Some time ago I delivered a presentation to 75 business owners in Buckinghamshire. The theme of the event was Focus on Funding and aimed to empower small business owners with a suite of tools that could help them take big ideas from concept through to their respective marketplaces. I populated a BMC (Business Model Canvas) with […]

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18 Ways to Improve Business Performance

18 Key Things For your Business and Your Customer’s Business   I have read on many occasions peoples views on the best way to determine the level of service quality within a given enterprise. As early as 1976 Swan and Combs (1976) postulated that: “consumers judge products on a limited set of attributes, some of […]

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6 Leadership Skills in an Operational Setting

Before setting up my consultancy business, I held the position of Production Manager for a UK based technology company. They were a company of 90 employees. I worked with five peers to manage the day-to-day operational activity, I led a team of 16 shop-floor operatives who held technical skills in software development and technology integration. […]

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Local Enterprise Partnership – Your Best Friend

Having spent many years supporting businesses in the UK with their growth ambitions, I am often asked my opinion about Local Enterprise Partnerships. LEP’s exist right across England and they serve a great purpose – simply put they do all the heavy lifting with the UK government on interpreting policy. This enables them to filter […]

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Seeing CSR through New Eyes

The case for developing a strategy for change from within Often the appetite for adopting a strong, corporate socially responsible approach to doing business, is driven by shareholder expectations and the cultural norms that exist within an industry sector. To drive long term profitably by adapting work practices, that are seen to do good and […]

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Business Visioning Workshops Get Results

I Love Rich Pictures There is no denying the impact that graphical storytelling can have on groups of people – particularly as it often transcends the borders of industry sectors and breaks down the barriers of language. Taking complex data sets and visualising them, produces some great insight. A good visual representation of an opportunity […]