RHRT-3: The Situation Is Complex But Not Hopeless

Introduction We have moved well beyond business as usual into an alternate reality of business unusual. This may be the time to follow the “if life hands you lemons, make lemonade,” cliché or maybe if you prefer, make marmalade, lemon tarts, or lemon honey. Mmm, I...

RHRT-2: Covid-19 Business Continuity Response

RHRT – Radical Honesty and Radical Transparency … As the first step, find out if you are eligible for any government assistance. See COVID-19: Information for businesses. Apply for whatever you believe you are eligible for immediately. The sooner you...

RHRT-1: Not All Businesses Can Be or Should Be Saved

RHRT – Radical Honesty and Radical Transparency … I apologise if the title upsets you, but that’s the truth: If your business before Covid-19 (and there will be others) was not viable, then unless you pivot to some other Business Model that is viable, then...

World Emergency – What’s Your Business Survival Strategy?

Steve Blank of The Startup Owner’s Manual and The Four Steps To The Epiphany fame wrote about the need for a Business Survival Strategy in the post The Virus Survival Strategy For Your Startup, which he starts with, “This is the one blog post that I...

The Red or Blue Pill path to Business Success

We all have a preference for good news and simple solutions to our problems than bad news and complex solutions. Nothing new to see here, and blindingly obvious by the way. But this preference will see some of us choose diet pills, that cost loads of money and are not...