The Basics: How Executive Coaching Helps

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Being a senior leader is not easy. You have to balance the demands of your own role, the expectations of your peers and boss, and the needs of your team. You have to deal with complex and ambiguous situations, make strategic decisions, and communicate effectively with different stakeholders. You have to inspire, motivate, and influence […]

Announcement: Strategic Partnership with Aurora SDE

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We’re delighted to announce a new and exciting strategic partnership with AURORA. This relationship will blend Aurora’s strategic business advice with the CIO services and IT business consulting of Parker Veese to help start-ups and small businesses achieve their strategic business and IT goals. Aligned to our mission to help businesses of all sizes grow – our complementary services, will […]

Increase Your Effectiveness

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Organising your tasks is one of the most impactful ways to improve your personal effectiveness.  Doing this can be a straight-forward process, but not so much when the pressure is on or the task list is more than you can handle!  The ‘new normal’ has added even more stress to the situation!  Fortunately, there are […]

Business Continuity Planning

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If business has learnt one thing from the pandemic, it’s that every business is prone to disruption.  We’re also having to adapt to a new normal!  Carrying-out Business Continuity Planning can help to minimise disruption and keep your operations running more smoothly.  Good Business Continuity Planning (BCP) doesn’t eliminate all potential impact of a major […]

Embrace Technology for Good

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If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us all, it must be that technology is more important to us than we thought.  Ok, there’s no question we already valued our mobile phones, but did we ever think they would be our only way to communicate with friends and family?  Did school children envisage attending […]

The Long And Winding Road To Digitising Your SME

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Everyone has a view of technology, regardless of their depth of understanding. Most companies have a set of employees that span the full spectrum, from technophobe to technophile. The benefits that technology can bring to a business is rarely understood or quantified. And so it’s no surprise that this combination causes delays and disruption that […]

Are We Ready For A New Normal?

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We have all been subjected to frightening and uncertain times these past few months.  Some have experienced family and loved ones falling ill and passing away, others will be in isolation.  For the majority, the social-distancing will cause the most struggle.  For those working for, and with their own, businesses, adjustments to home-working have had […]

IT Leadership in the Modern Age

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IT teams have a long tradition of being geeky and unapproachable – well depicted by the TV show “The IT Crowd“!  And even though thousands of IT professionals have been trying to shake off the image since the first IBM PC in 1981, there’s no doubt in my mind that many still enjoy the ‘protection’ […]

Synchronise Your Business With KPI’s

Synchronise your business with KPI's

A wise man once said “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it!”, and we think they were right. But a KPI, or set of KPI’s, is much more powerful than that; a common set of KPI’s used consistently can synchronise your business activities and increase productivity and output! What is a KPI? Key […]