Author: Craig Whitton

How A Xero Migration Rescue Can Keep Your Business on Top

Xero Migration Rescue You are a savvy small business owner with big vision. Pleasantly, but unexpectedly, your business takes off before you know it. You are trying to keep up with the demands of daily business, but struggle to keep up with your newly found success. Common issues include: Manually entering several invoices as one… Read more »

Avoid These Three Business Communication Pitfalls

The Importance of Great Communication in Business When it comes to your business interactions, great communication can pave the way to success. Whether you’re communicating your needs to a vendor, discussing roles and responsibilities with your employees, or sharing your vision with your customers, you rely on great communication to help you achieve your goals. But in today’s… Read more »

Leadership – what can business learn from the military?

“Command with civility and imbue them with martial ardour and victory is certain.” – Sun Tzu The importance of leadership in successful businesses cannot be understated. As a leader, it is all too simple to become, shall we say, enamoured of your own position. However, by definition, “to lead” is a verb, an action word. Excellent team… Read more »

How to Maintain Great Business Communication When It Comes to Bad News

As a business owner, you’ve likely been the bearer of bad news at your office. Whether you have to dismiss an employee, report a drop in earnings, or cancel a project, no one walks away feeling good about it. However, it’s important not to make a bad situation worse through miscommunication. Here are a few… Read more »

The Benefits of Recruiting Military Personnel

The importance of leadership in successful businesses We’ve all had this boss: the supervisor who comes in late every day, doesn’t meet the deadlines they’re responsible for, doesn’t interact with you and the rest of your team, is unorganized, can’t adapt to change, and after all that, leaves early every day! No one can stand working… Read more »

Leadership and the Logic of Discipline

The importance of leadership in successful businesses Militaries are defined by discipline to make a campaign (as well as a military unit) successful. Military discipline is famously rigid. There is no room for questioning methodology or tactics. You’re in the Army now! Leadership is not questioned. Businesses, in many respects, are quite like a military… Read more »