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Why A Consistent Process Is The Best First Impression

First impressions count. Whether in our personal or professional lives, we’re intrinsically wired to judge people, for better or worse, almost immediately. A study from the Harvard Faculty of Communications found that… “It only takes seven seconds for you to make a first impression”. Harvard Faculty of Communications When it comes to your customer facing […]

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Process Management – How To Streamline Your Operational Processes

Process guides everything. Each decision, each activity, each interaction, And for any business to run effectively, processes require crystal clear transparency and laser focussed clarity. A poorly implemented, or non-existent, process can be hugely detrimental to an organisation. Whereas the right one can enable you to predictably generate success. Managing your processes to ensure they […]

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Why A Legacy ERP Is Holding Your Business Back

Legacy ERP systems can stifle your business; holding you back through a combination of outdated infrastructure and “out of the box” rigidity. Every so often, frustrations can come to a head. Yet the motivation for change is too regularly overpowered by the comfortability of what’s familiar. Question is, is sticking with what you know worth […]

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Ready To Reopen? 6 Tips For The Return Of Retail

After 12 months, and a couple of false starts thrown in for good measure, we find ourselves on the final countdown to the return of retail in the UK. Question is, are you ready to reopen? A sense of anticipation is certainly building as we draw nearer to a return to normality. But this doesn’t […]

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Why A Single Source Of Truth Will Solve Your Productivity Problems

Wanting to get the most from your teams is a no brainer. After all, who doesn’t want their employees to be as productive as possible? And yet, the vast majority of businesses will, at some point, suffer from productivity problems. The causes can, and will, vary from company to company. However, there remains a universal […]

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4 Tips To Increase Your Visibility Into Team Performance

Visibility into team performance is a must have for any business. Without it, organisations are effectively blindfolded; left to move forward with no clue as to where they’re headed. Crystal clear Visibility lifts the fog from our eyes. It gives sales people a vital understanding of their pipeline and what needs to happen for them […]

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6 Reasons Why Anthill Gives You More For Less

“In consistent times, there’s leverage to be found in investing in the status quo. But when we’re unsure about where the next shift is going to come from, investing in flexibility makes a bit more sense.” Seth Godin Recent experience shows us organisations need to be adaptable. There can be no doubt that flexibility and […]

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7 Reasons Why Excel Is An Ineffective Sales Tracker

Let’s get this straight, Excel is a phenomenal piece of software. But if you’re still using Excel for your Sales and Opportunity Tracking, perhaps it’s time for a rethink. Now we’re not here to slam what is clearly an incredible piece of technology. In fact, back in 2016, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella described Excel as… […]

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Why Your Customers Want A Partner, Not A Provider

When your customers reflect upon your relationship, do they see you as a Partner or a Provider? On some occasions, it doesn’t matter quite so much which of the two we are perceived to be, but more often than not it can have a significant impact on your image and reputation. Say you’re making a […]

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How A Faster Enquiry Response Time Generates Double The Conversions

How fast is your new enquiry response time? More importantly, how quick should your response be to a new enquiry? 10 minutes? An hour? A day? A week? According to a study conducted by the Harvard Business Review… New enquiry leads are 10 times less likely to respond after 5 minutes. Whilst conversion rates are […]

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