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How to strategise instead of leaving it up to fate

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Are you in or out? If you’re in… what’s your strategy to grow? If you’re out; what’s your strategy to sell?

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

Do you have a strategy, or are you just being busy?

Uncertainty has many businesses in a wait-and-see space, said Aurik Business Accelerator founder Pavlo Phitidis on Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show.

Some entrepreneurs – committing to one thing only to have it invalidated - have developed bad habits in response to unrest and change.

Phitidis reckons many small business owners have forgotten what strategy and planning are about – leaving their futures up to fate.

It’s a huge mistake; it’ll cost you dearly and can only end in tears.

For more detail listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for more quotes from it).

What is it with South African businesses that we struggle with strategy? I think it has to do with the feeling that we don’t have control of our own destinies…

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

You have to be careful of your own propaganda!

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

As long as you’re moving forward… you continue to deploy…

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

Truth is found in action!

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

Think of what your exit is going to look like… That successful exit is your pension and legacy…

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

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This article first appeared on 702 : How to strategise instead of leaving it up to fate


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