Productivity and efficiency are key drivers of profitability. To make your management task easier, we will regularly post “best practice” articles relating to business management. We would welcome your comments on the articles. Please also share the articles with your friends and colleagues.
The latest Business Matters articles are listed below.
THE EVOLUTION OF FINANCIAL PLANNING MODELS Looking back, the only financial planning tools available to assist us with analysis were our trusted HP 10 and Microsoft Excel. Over the last few years, the industry has gone through significant transformation and companies are increasingly using financial planning analysis tools[...]More
Technology has changed many aspects of the way we do business and how we engage not only with those in our social networks, but also with our clients. However, it’s not only about technology transforming and the way in which we communicate as a society has also altered immensely. There are now over 3 billion people logging[...]More
I guess this depends on how we define professional. The opposite of professional is amateur, which is someone that does something and doesn’t get paid for it. We get paid, so we’re not amateurs, but does that make us professionals? Well, a professional is someone that engages in a profession, which is a paid[...]More
To thrive and not only survive in your business, it is critical to adhere to the expectations driven by society. In this digital era, online networking and a strong social media presence have become the norm for many businesses to attract, engage and educate their target markets. Businesses also need to have a strong social[...]More
As coaches, we often ask our clients who will support them in their role as financial planners and business owners. Our primary role at Old Mutual Wealth is to be your support system. It can be quite daunting to start your own practice and change old patterns of behaviour that are no longer serving the industry. Support in any[...]More
April marks Freedom Month in South Africa. Freedom may mean a lot of things to different people. However, in our role as financial planners, we have the opportunity every day to help our clients achieve financial freedom. WHAT IS FINANCIAL FREEDOM? Financial freedom has different meanings to different people. For some, it[...]More