Hindsight (on scaling a business) is a wonderful thing

Hindsight (on scaling a business) is a wonderful thing

We don’t all have the benefit of hindsight or experience when it comes to scaling a business from the ground up to around 450 people. Recently, tech entrepreneur Ashley Unitt agreed to let me ask him some questions about scaling his business. Because of this, I...

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Focus Training For Skills Your Team Needs Now

As part of the Building a Centre of Excellence blog post series, I've covered Why is it important? How is it a competitive advantage? How to hire well How to develop your existing team This time I want to talk about team training.  Specifically, training the...

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Leading the Individuals You Have to Be a Terrific Team

This post is part of a mini-series about building a centre of excellence. So far I've written about why that is important, and the need to hire and retain good talented individuals, and how you can do that better.  Next I want dive into bringing out the secret...

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How to Hire Well – Building a Centre of Excellence

This post is the third in a series about building a centre of excellence.  Last time I wrote about why a centre of excellence is a competitive advantage in business.  This time ... I am torn!  Should I next talk about developing your existing people, or about hiring...

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Why A Centre of Excellence is a Competitive Advantage

Last week I kicked off a mini-series of blog posts about the importance of building a centre of excellence (CoE).  In this post I want to explore why you should view doing so as a competitive advantage for your company.   First, exactly how is a centre of excellence a...

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Why You Need to Build a Centre of Excellence

Over the coming weeks I plan to write a series of posts about building a centre of excellence.  I intend to cover some reasons why it is important, how you can set up your own, and discuss some of the things it could help improve in your business. For example, a...

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