Adopting a purpose-driven strategy

Understanding a business’s purpose just became more important. Here’s why.  In a recent Ipsos poll of over 21000 people across 28 countries, 86% of respondents said they want to see the world change to become a fairer and more sustainable place.   Talking about the new normal has become fashionable. Yet, how many businesses can genuinely claim they want […]

Contingency plan

A quick guide to contingency plans

Business gurus always say that every business requires a contingency plan that anticipates all life’s little uncertainties. All too often, the listener nods sagely, partly out of boredom, partly because he does not really know what the term ‘contingency plan’ means – ‘just another piece of Management-Speak, if you ask me….’ And if such advice is being properly followed by […]

Business recovery observations for SMEs

As 2020 proceeds, the Covid-19 Pandemic has created totally new climates in which businesses must operate. In order to trade successfully and make a strong recovery, these need to be clearly understood by business owners if they are going to lead their businesses into better times.   Our observations so far Within this blog, we take a closer look at these changes and their impact on SMEs – based on observations with CMC clients across various sectors. […]

Are you having a good pandemic?

The question isn’t as daft as it sounds. We’ve all heard about the industries that are having great difficulties (like Leisure and Entertainment), but ask the same question to the big supermarket chains and you will get a very different answer! And those supermarkets which geared up quickly to meet the huge surge in online […]