How to Successfully Kick Off a Project

So you've got your funding.  You're ready to go.  But how do you actually kick off a project successfully?  The very first thing that you need to do is be crystal clear on what the scope of the project is and also the timeframes in which you have to do it. Once, you know that the second thing you need to do is to determine who are yo...
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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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The Pomodoro Technique:A New Way to Supercharge Your Productivity

By Jasmine O'Reilly As someone who lives and breathes 'The 10X Rule' (add this book by Grant Cardone to your professional development reading list if you haven't already) I am constantly on the hunt for tools and techniques to supercharge productivity. Too often my 'bursting at the seams' to-do list leaves me working at all hours of the day, a trap...
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Brand Strategy: How to solidify your business brand

This week we've been creating a brand strategy for a client and we thought it would be great to share with you the steps for how you can create your own brand strategy for your business. First and foremost, what is a brand strategy and what is it not..?   A brand strategy is not your logo or the colours that you use on your website. They ...
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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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Productivity Hacks

Today's Next LVL Business tip is all about Productivity Hacks for your business. There are tons of ways you can be more productive with your day. But here's just some quick ideas that you can implement right now.  Hack #1 The first one is to have a plan for your day. Do it the day before, do it in the morning, but whatever you do have a consci...
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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 - #2 Cashflow & Financial

Today's Next LVL Business Tip is part two of our Business Health Check series. And it's all about cashflow and financial. So if you heard those terms and you shrieked a little bit, or you thought I don't do numbers or I outsource that to my accountant. Then this tip is for you because it doesn't matter what level you are in business or how big your...
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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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