Quarter 1 of 2022 has come to a close and we are nearly half-way into Q2 . Our prediction for Q2 continues to see further increase in M&As and a consolidation of markets. Throughout Q3 and beyond, we will also see stronger collaboration through joint ventures and initiative. Equally, we will see a down-turn andContinue reading “Q2 & 3 – Marketing Predictions”
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2022: M&As, IPOs and ‘true community’ brands
2020 and 2021 turned business upside down. On the one hand we’ve seen plenty of businesses close. On the other, in 2020 more than 4.3m new businesses started up in the USA alone (Forbes). Combined with the increase in digital innovation across SAAS and app development markets and the shift towards sustainability, the market isContinue reading “2022: M&As, IPOs and ‘true community’ brands”
Why does Amazon want to become the Earth’s Best Employer?
From a marketing and communications point of view, both, external customers and internal employees are indeed customers. Separating the two out is counter-productive. Why? It is simple. The reason lies in the concept of ownable truths.
Digital Tools for Strategic Planning
This week’s episode is a solo-cast during which we explore three excellent digital tools to help leaders with their strategic planning process. From design sprints to structuring your ideas and core strategy elements to transforming steps into a project plan, leaders will find tried and tested tips to improve their planning
Planning 101 – mind mapping
The mind map will serve as a visual aid to create a full picture of the various steps needed to communicate. Moving along through the planning process treat the mind map not as a finished document, bur rather as a work in progress and add items you might have forgotten initially.
5 Indicators that your Strategy needs more than a Dust-off
Let your strategy breath. Let your strategy be the life-blood of your organisation, business – your charity.
Yes, a business strategy is a serious matter. Yet, for a moment, think of your strategy as a talk-show host. It needs to draw people in and communicate clearly. It should invite questions, participation. It needs to lead to a crescendo, a moment of celebration. That does not mean that the moment of celebration needs to be extraordinary or difficult to achieve. ‘Strategy’ does not require a certain level of difficulty. Rather, it leads to a goal, whether big or small.
Leader’s Toolkit, scenario planning with or without COVID-19
It is through scenario planning that strategies become rich in innovation and lateral thinking. Whether you are looking at how to move on and through COVID-19 or whether you are planning the way for your business whatever the season might be.
Leadership feet in two camps – the now and the tomorrow of COVID-19
This episode provides leaders with three jump boards from which to move their businesses from the now into the future through the COVID-19 lock down.
Covid-19, 5 Building Blocks to rebirth your business strategy
we’re going to explore some key considerations that leaders need to make in order to re birth replant their strategies in order to meet the new reality