Home' Border Enterprise : May 2013 Contents MAY 2013 ENTERPRISE DIRECT 3
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4. IN CHAMBERS
Doing business together
6. HIGH PERFORMANCE
Getting the best from your business
20. TUNE UP
Support crews are ready to help
26. LOCAL FOCUS
Border businesses in the spotlight
30. REVVING UP
Getting off the ground
Now that's interesting
48. CHAMBERS CHAT
The latest news from the Chambers
Find a local business
PERFORMANCE IS KEY TO
EDITOR: Mark Collins.
LAYOUT/DESIGN: Tim Darmody.
COVER IMAGE: Stewart, Tracy & Mylon
principals Richard Young, David Mylon,
Rad Sredojevic and Anthony Whitehead.
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PHOTOS: Klaus Kiehne, Peter Charlesworth.
Mark Collins and Vanessa Hayden.
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PUBLISHER: The Border Mail,
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SPORTS analogies are often used
in business to emphasise goals,
strategies, obstacles, motivation
and teamwork but there is a vast
difference between playing a game
and making a living.
Phrases such as 'game plan', 'going
for gold', 'marathon not a sprint',
'don't drop the ball' are often used in
corporate circles but rarely do they
stand up in the real world - let alone
jump, kick or score.
Sport is mainly about completing
a single task to an exceptionally
high standard whereas business is
invariably a multi-task, multi-layered
affair that does not have a finishing
line or final siren.
However, both sport and business
are similar in that they use key
performance indicators (KPIs) to
Every business owner or executive
knows the mantra 'If you can't
measure it, you can't manage it' but
sometimes it is difficult to know what
In this third edition of Enterprise
Direct we ask local businesses
what methods they use to assess
their performance and how these
contribute to their success.
We also look at three business
support services that are available in
the region and also profile a number
of local enterprises.
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