Building Your Virtual A-Team

Whether you are brand new in the game or running your business like a well-oiled machine we're all on a never-ending search for "the secret". These are the time-saving, growth-enabling tools, techniques and trends that help our business to skyrocket. If there was a single, fool-proof secret to business success we'd all be sipping cocktails in the &...
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“Even the Simplest Tools Can Empower People to Do Great Things”

  To-do lists have a puzzling ability to re-generate far quicker than we can put a line through completed items. The list just keeps growing and, unfortunately, the number of hours in the day (or level of productivity before our morning caffeine surge vanishes) will always stay the same. At LVL Up Consulting we are always on the hunt for tools...
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Email Etiquette

Today's tip is all about email etiquette. So when should you send an email versus picking up the phone, having a meeting or meeting someone face-to-face?  Email is an excellent communication medium, if you need to send something very important in writing. For example, you may have a great idea you want to tell your boss about, or you're sendin...
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How To Check The Health Of Your Business

Today's Next LVL tip is all around how you can check the health of your business. It's now February which means we're roughly six weeks or two thirds into quarter one of 2021,  or have to have FYI 21, if you use financial year calendar. By this point the holidays are behind us, we've got our new starters, onboarded. We should really know our s...
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How to Communicate Change

  Today's Next LVL Business Tip is all about how to communicate change to your employees or to your customers. We've had a lot of people ask us about the most effective ways to implement change and change management in organisations. There's a lot of change happening and change is complex and change is constant. So if you can at least put the ...
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When Should You Transform Digitally

We are celebrating our recent announcement that LVL UP Consulting are partnering with the team at RAPID Platform for the next four weeks with the Next LVL Business Tips. We are going to be talking all things digital transformation and today's next level business tip is all around when you should consider transforming digitally. So we've all heard t...
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The 3 Phases to Digital Transformation

Today's next level business tip is all around the digital transformation journey. So just like any sort of transformation, whether it's to your body or your mind or your business - Digital transformation it doesn't happen overnight. There is no magic wand! But there are three distinct phases of transformation, which is what we are going to share wi...
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How To Set Your Project Up For Success

So you've been handed a project and initiative, a really important piece of work for your company. You might be sitting there going, Okay, now what do I do? There are four things that you should do pretty much straight away, which will set you up for success.  #1 Define Project Scope The first thing that you should do is define the scope of th...
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Business Health Check - #1 Strategy & Planning

 Today's Next LVL Business Tip is the first in a series of six we are doing on the business health check categories. The first category in the Business Health Check we will start with is strategy and planning. You need to think of your strategy as your vision or your goals. To put it in a metaphor, your destination of where you want to go with...
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Business Health Check - #3 People & Culture

Welcome to part three of our Next LVL Business Tip on how to do your own business health check. Today we're going to talk all about people and culture, the engine room of our business.  So when we're doing a health check on our people and our culture category of our business, the kind of questions we ask first and foremost, is everybody clear ...
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Business Health Check - #4 Sales & Marketing

  Welcome to part four of our Next LVL Business Tip on how to do your own business health check. Today we're going to talk all about sales and marketing! In our Business Health Check part 3 we talked about the customer experience but of course you can't deliver a brilliant customer experience   if you don't have any customers. S...
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How to optimise your time in lockdown

  These snap lockdowns they're widespread at the moment and they really shaking up the status quo. But when the status quo is shaken up is actually a fantastic time for innovation and growth in your business. So here are my top tips for how you can optimize your time while you are in lockdown: 1. Take some time to check in with your staff and ...
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