How to Improve Your Business Processes

24th February 2019 0

Business processes are critical to the ability of a company to successfully execute its objectives. A great strategy, the right employees, and other accompanying structures are necessary to run a successful business. However it is having the right processes and systems in place that guarantees a business’ ability to consistently offer value to its customers […]

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How To Target Markets Effectively

27th January 2019 0

Have you ever wondered why so many businesses fail? In his book “The Practice of Management” Peter Drucker the father of Management Thinking said “Because the purpose of business is to create a customer, the business enterprise has two and only two basic functions: marketing and innovation. Marketing and innovation produce results; all the rest […]

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Winners Think Outside the Box

14th January 2019 0

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” A rather harsh quote but one that rings very true. This year commit to doing things differently for your business and get the results you have always wanted. Below are some good places to start.

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Lunch and Learn Event: Position to Scale

10th December 2018 0

Hi there, we know it is a new week but here at Owens & Xley Consults we cannot get over the previous week. If you did not know, we had our Lunch and Learn event on Wednesday at the Launch pad and everyone who attended was buzzing with excitement that they had. The event was […]

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Did You See? : A New Perspective to Creating Products and Value Propositions

12th November 2018 0

Have you ever pulled up in a black benz and left in a white one ? We might want to ask J Hus how that feels. Some months ago, I stumbled on this tweet, it resonated deeply, and the number of retweets and likes show that many people agree and can relate to that mindset. […]

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Half Year Already! Time to Review Those Goals

8th July 2018 0

Wasn’t it just like yesterday we started 2018 and we are now six months gone. Time indeed does run fast. As we begin the second half of the year, it’s a great time to set aside an hour or so – on a weekend or during your normal weekly planning time – and do a […]

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What is a Learning Organization and How Can You Become One

24th June 2018 0

A learning organization is an organization that is great at empowering employees to think critically and creatively to challenge the status quo. It is an environment where new knowledge is regularly gained, transferred and used to modify behaviors. For the small business owner, creating a learning culture is key for long-term growth and sustainability.

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