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If you want to move mountains tomorrow you must move rocks today

This is an African proverb I came across recently and thinks it’s an excellent metaphor for the challenges a manager faces. The mountains So yes as a manager or leader your job is to make sure that your team/department company

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If you want to move mountains tomorrow you must move rocks today

This is an African proverb I came across recently and thinks it’s an excellent metaphor for the challenges a manager faces. The mountains So yes as a manager or leader your job is to make sure that your team/department company

Forecasting badly

The final thing I learnt whilst growing Pure360

The final thing I learnt while growing Pure360   So as I’ve recently started at Cision as UK MD I figured I should probably finish off this series of posts because already I’ve got enough to do a set on

Forecasting badly

The final thing I learnt whilst growing Pure360

The final thing I learnt while growing Pure360   So as I’ve recently started at Cision as UK MD I figured I should probably finish off this series of posts because already I’ve got enough to do a set on

Manage with questions – 9/10 of what I learnt growing SaaS business

This post is so incredibly important for businesses that want to scale rapidly, in these businesses often there are only a few people with lots of experience at the company, these guru’s will get hounded for answers, this creates bottlenecks

Manage with questions – 9/10 of what I learnt growing SaaS business

This post is so incredibly important for businesses that want to scale rapidly, in these businesses often there are only a few people with lots of experience at the company, these guru’s will get hounded for answers, this creates bottlenecks

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Can you be yourself at work? – 8 of what of I learnt growing Pure360

  This is something I really really struggled with – how you can you be at work – after literally years of pondering this *I* came to the conclusion that as a business leader the answer is not very much.

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Can you be yourself at work? – 8 of what of I learnt growing Pure360

  This is something I really really struggled with – how you can you be at work – after literally years of pondering this *I* came to the conclusion that as a business leader the answer is not very much.

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Focus Neo FOCUS! – What SaaS businesses get wrong

Taking a break from my 10 things I learnt growing Pure360 to talk about a much underrated attribute in software businesses – FOCUS. How many times have you spoken to a company and they’ve told you “we work with SMEs

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Focus Neo FOCUS! – What SaaS businesses get wrong

Taking a break from my 10 things I learnt growing Pure360 to talk about a much underrated attribute in software businesses – FOCUS. How many times have you spoken to a company and they’ve told you “we work with SMEs

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The 7th thing I learnt – simple one: know your numbers!

7. know your numbers As a manager you will have KPI’s of some kind, know them, know them back to front, front to back, going forward by target and your forecast by 6 months and back. If you don’t know

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The 7th thing I learnt – simple one: know your numbers!

7. know your numbers As a manager you will have KPI’s of some kind, know them, know them back to front, front to back, going forward by target and your forecast by 6 months and back. If you don’t know

6/10 in my series on what I learnt growing @pure360

6. Write everything down “I’m not writing it down to remember it later, I’m writing it down to remember it now.” Thankfully companies like moleskine & fieldnotes have made it ok to carry around a notebook so there really is

6/10 in my series on what I learnt growing @pure360

6. Write everything down “I’m not writing it down to remember it later, I’m writing it down to remember it now.” Thankfully companies like moleskine & fieldnotes have made it ok to carry around a notebook so there really is