While other businesses are reining in non-essential spend, language services firm Guildhawk prioritised the ongoing personal development of its staff so the organisation was ready for a new way of working. CEO Jurga Zilinskiene explains why being completely transparent with employees is of upmost importance.
Learn more about how business leaders are building for the future by clicking through to the videos below.
Your team will amaze you if you give them the chance to
Hannah Barlow has learnt a lot about her leadership ability in the last few months. She’s had to make sure her team have the confidence to think differently and embrace change. See how her business, Dunsters Farm, has shifted dramatically to ensure its survival.
How good financial forecasting means better decision making
Maintaining a positive cash flow is vitally important during the unpredictable economic climate brought on by coronavirus. Find out how Allsee Technologies MD Baoli Zhao has leveraged sound financial management to make important business decisions.
Go back to basics and consider your key brand equities
When coronavirus hit and sales at AMANO fell to zero, MD Mano Manoharan changed the company’s messaging to fit the new environment. Discover how he’s also made great use of platforms such as Kahoot! and why he believes it’s important to ask yourself “is my business still commercially viable right now?”.
Good technology systems help you pivot quickly and effectively
Shutting the doors at his three pubs in Cornwall meant Mark Holden needed to think about a new business model. Find out how technology has allowed him to create a virtual call centre, manage orders, keep the team communicating and create a lasting revenue stream.
Why good communication with suppliers has never been more important
The business supply chain can be something which feels outside of your control. However, as SC Group operations director Lizzie Jones proves, there are some proactive steps you can take to ensure production can run at the desired level. She believes it’s about listening and working collaboratively.