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The snakes and ladders of business growth

My previous three articles outlined the predictable business black holes, the cycles between them and discussed the common tendency of businesses to creep. This article discusses how to avoid being dragged backwards – just when you thought you thought you were actually jumping!

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Using ‘Compass’ to jump your business (part 2)

By understanding how you process information, you can choose to communicate in new ways that connect with more people. Our ‘Compass’ indicators provide the framework and context within which to have productive conversations about how best to deliver the Jump strategy.

Jump, don’t creep!

It’s common for business leaders to retain a small business, entrepreneurial mindset because that’s often how they began. But it can lead them to invest only in the stage they’re at rather than the one they’re trying to reach. Investing ahead of current business needs is actually the only way to jump.

How to jump the 750k black hole (part 2)

In part one I explained the need for a functional infrastructure if your business is going to jump the 750k black hole. Here I discuss the difficult art of delegation and how to maintain control of your growing business.

The Four Cycles Between the Black Holes

There are predictable black holes that any business can fall into – if they don’t plan ahead accurately enough. This article describes the four cycles between black holes and where to focus if you want to jump.

Using ‘Compass’ to jump your business

Traditional personality profiling tools, although useful sometimes ‘box’ individuals into specific types, leaving them feeling they have little room to manoeuvre. This article describes four key indicators we have developed to enable change and support your Jump journey.

Product Focus


A business can grow rapidly and then get stuck at the same level… It’s only then that an owner realises that they need to change their focus. Sometimes it can take years before the profitable penny drops.