Friday, February 23, 2024
It has been a difficult year for many individuals, entrepreneurs and organisations who have been struggling to keep afloat throughout the global pandemic and various lockdowns brought about by Covid-19. Despite lockdowns now lifting, supply chain disruption continues to make headlines and is proving challenging to all types of business – from small family...
With the world hooked on the latest series of Yellowstone – it’s worth reflecting on what it is about this show that people find so compelling. Beneath the surface of the drama, is a meditation on the power of holding onto a core set of values, no matter how much society changes around us.This is as good...
With COVID-19 cases back on the rise in many parts of the world, it looks like the pandemic will continue to impact our economy for some time to come. At the onset of the pandemic earlier this year, I gave a rallying call to my teams. I was urging them to be optimistic and...
Finding the right people is key to building the team you need to carry your business forwards to success. Good recruitment is essential then, and a good hiring process should feature a mix of stages including practical assignments, aptitude tests and reference checks.  Central to the process however, will be the interview, or interviews....
The world of business is highly dynamic, and prone to often rapid change. Holding management responsibilities in business then brings with it a world of challenges. When faced with a problem, and with people looking to you for a solution, the right course of action might not be immediately apparent. Difficult situations such as...
If you’ve been in business for a while, you’ll surely have faced backlash from dissatisfied customers or disgruntled former employees. Even the world’s largest companies struggle with negative reviews, fraudulent accusations and outright smear campaigns. And the abundance of online channels through which consumers and competitors can vent their frustrations has created a breeding ground for fraud. But, even as...
Productivity is considered to be the holy grail these days, both in personal development contexts and corporate environments. But how well do you really understand it? And, more importantly, how well do you know how to measure productivity in your team? Although I’ve been managing teams for years...
Philip Keezer
With news dominated by the ‘cost-of-living crisis’ and inflation rising, it seems likely that many businesses, entrepreneurs and employees may have a difficult few months ahead. So, an important question we should be asking ourselves as entrepreneurs is what can we do to support our own employees through this crisis?What is the situation with inflation and...
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With the latest season of The Apprentice currently airing on British TV, it’s easy to see what’s made the show such a success on both sides of the Atlantic. Millions tune in every week to watch a fresh batch of bright-eyed entrepreneurs trying to prove their mettle in some of the toughest business situations out there.How true...
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In the unpredictable landscape of business, crises can strike unexpectedly, threatening the stability and success of even the most robust organizations. Whether it's a financial downturn, a public relations nightmare, or a global pandemic, leaders are often put to the test when chaos ensues. In times of crisis, effective leadership is not just a desirable trait; it's...

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Philip J. Keezer
I’m Philip Keezer, entrepreneur, business consultant and mentor. My goal is to develop innovative new technology that makes business easier and allows entrepreneurs to thrive autonomously.

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