Category: Create

The article below by Colin German of CMG Consulta was published on Life On Point (January 2022 issue).  Click to read it.   It’s the dream of many to start up a business. Whether inspired by one’s passion, triggered by the urge to address an existing problem or just an opportunity which happens to present […]
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The Restart Scheme by Malta Enterprise aims “…to support those businesses which due to the effect of the pandemic had to terminate operations, by helping them access advisory services and providing a kick-start grant to help them restart operations.” The scheme works by enabling businesses who had to shut down or had significant downturn in […]
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When a business’ performance is not satisfactory, sometimes it is not immediately clear what is impacting performance. One aspect that is sometimes misunderstood and very often overlooked is Corporate Culture.   The problem with corporate culture is that if it goes unchecked it can become toxic to the business and the results can be quite […]
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Working with businesses has led us to meet a large number of managers who are very successful at what they do. Their staff love them, the numbers look good, customers are happy… essentially all the right messages that a business owner wants to see from his managers. However… when speaking to the manager, we get […]
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Strategy is about finding your competitive advantage and using that competitive advantage to win. One way of developing an effective business strategy is made up of 3 key stages: Stage 1: Understanding your environment A business operates within an environment. It is crucial to understand how the environment is today and how it is affecting […]
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There are several reasons why businesses fail. Some fail due to bad management and weak leadership, while some others have failed because of market changes and unfortunate circumstances. However, it is also true that some businesses have failed, simply because they lacked a strategy. In our experience we come across 3 common pitfalls for businesses […]
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In business you constantly take decisions on projects, developments, investments, hiring and timelines to name a few. In addition, your business does not operate on its own in a vacuum but in a market in which you have competition. So, in business you need to have a plan on how you are going to win […]
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When we discuss business we find ourselves speaking about plans, objectives, goals, mission, vision and many other attributes that tend to define an end point. Lots of time and energy is spent on defining these, fine tuning them, disseminating them to members of our business and even painting pictures with them on the wall in […]
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