Assess the health of your business As the economy stays tight for many businesses, now is the time to carry out a health check to look at what is and what is not happening in a healthy way. Its easy to focus on the day-to-day, but taking a short amount of time to work on the business rather than work in the business can pay dividends. Many smaller firms talk to their accountants on a regular basis, and sure this can help, but its not just financial health you need to keep an eye on. While … [Read more...] about Assess the health of your business – FAST!
Are they free and are they worth the time invested? Introduction What does free mean? No cost to use? - or use something for free? lets be real - there is no such thing as free. Time is money and to many small and medium sized businesses time is one of the most precious resources. So read the following with caution - the service may be free but does it add real value to your business? What is a Business Health Check? All businesses have weaknesses as well as strengths. If … [Read more...] about Free Business Health Check
Business Improvement Review - Strategic version Business Improvement Review - Strategic version As organizations grow they need to take the time to ensure the organic growth is relevant for achieving their vision. The BIR-S is a rapid diagnostic tool which can help manage this growth. While the Business Improvement Review is an effective diagnostic tool with many businesses or organizations we have found that when used with larger organizations we need to take a slightly different … [Read more...] about business improvement review – strategic (BIR-s)
What is a Clean Sheet Review? With an increasing need for organizations to review their effectiveness and costing, more and more managers and organizational development practitioners have to undertake “Clean Sheet Reviews”. What is a “Clean Sheet Review” and how do you do one? It is in essence a process of collective (or organizational) forgetting or wiping the slate clean and starting with a blank sheet of paper. Starting again from scratch. Within the context of Business Process … [Read more...] about Clean Sheet Review Tool
Why should you carry out a regular, independent health check of your business? Effective use of these tools can provide benchmarks of performance and evaluation of change initiatives. rapidbi.com … [Read more...] about The BIR business diagnostic & health check
Business Improvement Review - Coaching Tool Business Improvement Review - Coaching Version While the Business Improvement Review is an effective diagnostic tool with many businesses or organizations we have found that when used with smaller companies, that the depth available through having managers comment on the success of the organization is not always relevant. The BIR-C has been developed to allow you the consultant or coach work effectively with the owner/ manager. Using the … [Read more...] about business improvement review BIR-c