Restructuring your firm for advisory services

Restructuring your firm for advisory services

Reading Time: 3 minutes | So you have decided you want to prepare for the future, and you have thought about what advisory services might mean for your firm. Perhaps you’ve started to define them. But how will you change things in your firm, it’s probably going to involve restructuring...
Change and getting your team to change

Change and getting your team to change

Reading Time: 3 minutes | One of the most common things I get asked is how to get staff to change the way they work. Typically you,  as the owner of your firm, struggle with their attitude to what you see as obvious. The reality is that you have (perhaps grudgingly) learnt to deal with the...
Organisational culture is a distraction, forget it.

Organisational culture is a distraction, forget it.

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Organisational culture (or organizational culture as my spell check insists on calling it) is a worrying distraction, despite the fact that some firms have improved theirs as part of their strong growth. The concept is (at best) useless and at worst damaging and yet a...
Managing change

Managing change

Reading Time: 2 minutes | Managing change is something most people don’t set out to do, and many don’t really consider it in their practice. But, managing change is important, whether you have a team of 10, or you’re a sole practitioner. The market place is changing fast, so you have to be...