Sustainable Enterprise Value: Unlocking Long-Term Growth & Higher Valuations

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In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, staying competitive and creating long-term value is paramount for entrepreneurs and business owners. It requires looking beyond immediate financial gains and adopting a strategic approach that considers the future prospects of a business. This is where the concept of sustainable enterprise value comes into play. This is a game-changer […]

Unlocking Commercial Leverage – Building Strong Relationships for Success

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In the competitive business landscape, commercial leverage goes beyond just quoting. While securing favourable agreements is important, effectively managing supplier relationships and optimising cash flow are equally crucial. Here, we explore how working closely with suppliers and subcontractors can significantly impact your commercial success, and we offer insights on fostering strong partnerships in the construction […]

Quoting Appropriately

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To maintain financial stability and success, quoting appropriately in the construction industry is crucial for subcontractors. However, subcontractors within the construction industry are facing a distressing trend of going broke at an alarming rate. The unstable and volatile nature of the current market primarily causes this unfortunate situation. However, there is a solution to mitigate […]

Growing your business is all about how you manage opportunities

You are a business owner and want to grow. The question you ask yourself constantly is, “Where am I you going to focus my intent, energy and business resources?” The traditional management approach to manage a business is Risk Management. But I want to ask yourself this question: Has risk management ever grown a business?  […]

What is the biggest impediment in doing business?

Why is decisiveness pivotal to business? The answer may seem obvious, but aren’t the best insights the simplest? My biggest frustration in business is indecision. You are a business owner; focus on what is optimal for your business. I favour #informeddecisions. Equip yourself with optimal information, but don’t forget to base a decision on that […]

How do we select clients?

“You can’t be everything to everybody, but you can be everything to somebody.” Trent Shelton  Choosing an ideal client for a professional service firm isn’t an easy feat… Although many business owners see their business as unique, we, at Stylequity see the similarities of businesses, and business owners.   There are a few fundamental truths, […]

Build seats on the bus, then fill them with people

Business owners often tell me that they do not have the right people for their business. Well, that’s something I’ve heard many times! I am not denying the importance of people as business drivers. What business owners are really stating is that their current functional structure is inadequate for growing their business. How about building […]

Business Growth, a marketer’s view

Shaking off assumptions about the work of marketers can be rather challenging. Many view marketers as the Colouring-in people, painting pretty pictures and being all creative… Although I’m a marketer, I have been on the other side for quite some time, working with fast-paced entrepreneurs and business owners. More than just holding a crayon, marketers’ […]

Focus on Human Activity for Economic Recovery

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again! People drive and create economies. Businesses are created by people. Governments are elected by people and/or run by people, and together we create the societies we choose to live in. Globalisation drives our basic need for human interaction. As you read this, you are probably assessing what you genuinely need and deem important as an individual, business owner and member of society. So […]

We, the People, are the Stimulus!

To stimulate the economy, we must securely stimulate its people. True stimulus can only be driven by people.  We are in a tremendous position to envision and create what we want as a society. Sustainable business practices should be applied across our economies, and within our businesses too.   As a business owner I support the government as an active agent, not only trying to stimulate the […]