Pro-actions Business Blog

The  Pro-actions business library contains the catalogue of blog articles written by our experienced business coaches, exploring many issues associated with running an SME business. We have classified our blog articles into 9 key areas for ease of access and there is a search function to help you find exactly what you are looking for.

Embracing themes like why an owner managed SME business should have a board meeting, how to structure your company for growth, developing KPIs that will add value to your business, and many more.

The Pro-actions business library is an excellent reference tool for ambitious SME owner managers. New articles are summarised and form the basis of our regular newsletters. Sign up below to get our latest thinking delivered direct to your inbox

recruiting for your business
People: Recruitment

Good recruitment always starts with being clear about what you are trying to recruit for.  This sounds simple but is rarely easy…

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organisational plan for growth
People: Organisation Planning

From humble beginnings: Often the business starts with just the founder and perhaps an assistant. As the business grows, new people are brought in and they start to cover more and more roles. Often this...

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How to write meeting minutes for board meetings
The Board: Minutes, outcomes and follow up

As mentioned in our article “Prepping a successful board meeting” 2 key parts of the meeting are taking minutes and circulating actions. Follow this link for handy templates for these tasks. This work is critical to...

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Preparing for a board meeting
Prepping a Board Meeting

Organising a board meeting would seem to be a routine task; prepare an agenda, assemble minutes and reports from management, identify the decisions the Board must make, assemble all the pre-reading and get it to...

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Board meeting agenda
The Board Agenda

Why do I need a board agenda for my meeting? The board agenda outlines the list of things to be discussed. It ensures the board stays focused on issues they should be discussing and provides...

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Board meeting - how frequently
Board Meeting Frequency

We often find that many SME owners don’t see the value of holding regular board meetings.  When we ask business owners how often they hold a board meeting, a large percentage answer “once a year”...

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