Wider business influences – what a PEST!
With the pending EU referendum and wider global economic uncertainty, the summer has started off on an unsteady footing for many businesses. This got us thinking here at Agenda… Whilst you may be doing everything right in your business internally; putting growth plans in place, keeping a tight grip on your finances, developing innovative solutions for your customers and generally [...]
Common business problems – and how to address them
However great your product, team and customer service, there are ALWAYS going to be challenges. Many of the common business problems have a tendency to disguise themselves as something else, making it difficult to see where you might be going wrong.
Failure to understand your market is one of the most common business problems, but often disguises itself as innovation. If [...]
Business consultancy from Agenda – keeping businesses healthy inside and out
Some people don’t think they need business consultancy services from Agenda – they know their business best, and they’re not having someone else tell them how to run things. I think differently…
One of the key obstacles I encounter in my role as a business consultant is an over-protectiveness on the part of business owners. Deep down, they know that external [...]
Office management for small businesses
Running a small business is fraught with challenges, but the day-to-day processes of simply being in an office space play second fiddle to the main tasks of earning money, don’t they? Actually, no, and in this post I’d like to explore why office management for small businesses makes a huge difference to your chances of success.
Working in an office of [...]