Exploring aspects of Scaling Up

Articles, trends, anecdotes and best practices to help people master Scaling Up

Leadership lessons from a jigsaw puzzle

Who knows what lessons and wisdom might be found if we simply keep an open mind and stay present in the activities we partake in.

Published July 8, 2019

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Leadership lessons from Italy

Some leadership lessons learnt from Hugh Gyton's trip to the Pitti Filati Show in Florence.

Published June 29, 2019

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Differentiation doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive

A great definition of strategy is provided by Michael Porter when he states that "Strategy is the creation of a unique and valuable position, involving a different set of activities".

Published June 26, 2019

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Studies since the 1930’s and we still don’t get it

Ninety years of academic research has continually indicated that giving people what they crave helps Scale Up a business, reduce labour turnover and absenteeism, and ultimately increase profitability. Why then do we find it so hard?

Published June 16, 2019

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It’s all about the rhythm

General Stanley McChrystal’s book ‘Team of Teams – New rules of engagement for a complex world’ is a great read, not only in the learning to be had but, as business books go, a cracking and entertaining read.

Published June 1, 2019

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Four fundamentals to scale up your law practice

Successfully scaling up a business is not simply about growing. It requires growing with increased profitability, not just size – whether that be in team members, customers, sales, or impact. So what might that actually mean if you were looking to scale a law practice, or any business for that matter?

Published May 19, 2019

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