Your Job Description as a Business Owner and Director

By |2022-06-18T14:20:35+12:00April 21st, 2022|Business Advice, General, Strategy|

Everyone knows that each team member should have a job description - it gives clarity on the responsibilities and tasks, and the KPIs and expectations of each role.  We can then monitor and measure performance and as the saying goes 'what gets measured gets done'.  But too many business owners fail to do the same for their

Free up time by delegating more

By |2022-06-16T13:53:39+12:00April 7th, 2022|Business Advice, General, Strategy|

One of the top ways that Business Owners can free up time is to delegate effectively. Delegation doesn’t mean abdicating responsibility. Abdication looks like this: Issuing the task to anyone and forgetting about it Giving unclear or too little information Not asking if you were understood Not setting time-frames Not setting clear expectations, or

It starts with a great Business Plan

By |2022-06-18T12:56:38+12:00March 10th, 2022|Business Advice, General, Strategy|

You’ve probably heard the expression, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” And yet, we see it year after year, business owners starting the new year without a plan or a destination in mind. If you’re a business owner it’s a common ailment

How to improve business process with a lasagne recipe

By |2022-06-18T14:25:36+12:00February 24th, 2022|Business Advice, General, Strategy|

It’s one thing to learn how to cook, but the real lesson is in the process and the timing. When each of our teenagers turned 14 years of age, they were given the responsibility of cooking for the family one night a week.  (Memo to self - should have had seven children). What we're

Choose the right growth strategy for your business

By |2022-06-18T12:59:41+12:00January 13th, 2022|Business Advice, Strategy|

When planning the growth of your business, it can help to use a framework to give context to your decision making.  One such framework (and by no means the only one) is the Ansoff Matrix. Known as the father of strategic management, Igor Ansoff was a mathematician and business manager. The Ansoff Matrix was

Welcome to Pathfinder Solutions

By |2022-06-18T12:27:11+12:00December 9th, 2021|Business Advice, Cash and Cashflow, Change Management, General, Marketing, News, Strategy, Uncategorized|

At Pathfinder Solutions, we are more than Chartered Accountants. We have a genuine interest in helping others succeed and our clients come to us primarily for advice and expertise beyond accounting, because they want something different to what they currently have. Telling you how much tax you need to pay isn’t enough. That’s so

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