12Faces Tools for Business Sustainable Success

Sustainable Business Success

Looking for Solutions to Your Business Issues?

You Basically have Two Choices!

Do Lots and Lots of Time-consuming Research

You can read lots and lots of books. Watch lots and lots of videos. Do lots and lots of courses. Make lots and lots of experiments with varying success. And have even LESS time for your business and for life in general.

— OR —

Fast-track your Learning Curve

We have already done that research for you. Use our fast tools to quickly find solutions to your issues. Then implement with tried and tested methodology

To us the answer is self-evident

Outsource the grind of researching to us and get straight into moving your business towards Sustainable Business Success.

What Aspects Critical to Your Business does 12Faces Cover?

We group the skills necessary to lead a successful business into 12 categories.  That is the origin of our brand name; 12Faces

Six relate to the business. Weaknesses in any of these areas will damage your business (remember the adage “a chain is no stronger than its weakest link”).

  • Revenue creation like sales, marketing, pricing, product range
  • Operations like workflow, variable costs, inventory
  • Overheads like office costs and R&D
  • Systems like IT and accounting
  • People issues like motivation, hiring and
  • Plan & measure, finances, planning and monitoring

The other six relate to you as Owner and your Team. In other words they apply to the individual, not the business as a whole.  We offer Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to improve personal skills.

  • Decision making skills
  • Self management like time management and working efficiently and effectively
  • Leadership of and by staff
  • Planning to maximize sustainable business success; however success is measured
  • Performance measurement to identify weak spots and measure their improvement
  • Workflow efficiencies like wasted work, production co-ordination

Just like a Mechanic's toolkit, our Tools come Grouped by Purpose

We group the tools in our toolkit by purpose so you can quickly find, and then use, the one you want.  See below for an overview of each group of tools and click-off on any for more information.

The actual tools available to you is governed by your subscription plan.  But, even with the FREE plan, the are over 300 topics available to you; and it just gets better as you move up subscription tiers.   See Pricing page for details.

Search Our Knowledgebase

We have accumulated a wealth of information on running a business. The questions you are struggling with may already be covered in our knowledgebase. Use the Search in the top of each page or read more on button below. There's even podcasts so you can listen while driving/walking/exercising.

What's Troubling Your Business?

Wondering what's wrong with your business? Want to get some fresh ideas on alternative ways to improve your operations? Are you spending lots of time working but not making any headway, and more profit to make it worthwhile? Try our diagnostics tools. They'll identify the areas in your business that need attention.

Predesigned GamePlans and Courses

GamePlans are our systematic to carrying out business improvements over a 90 day period. Available for (e.g.) optimizing business, turnaround troubled business, improving cashflow management etc. They are a roadmap you can implement immediately. Other courses cover need-to-know topics for owners running their business.

Planning to Succeed

Small Business's planning needs are quite different to large business. We need lightweight, quickly done, frameworks rather than huge Business Plans and elaborate Budgets. Our world changes rapidly so we need a simple, responsive, and easily built and implemented planning technique that works the way we do. We have developed the tools to do this.

Wise Leaders Constantly Monitor Business Performance

All too rarely, leaders track their critical finance and performance statistics. Conventional accounting reports only go part way and often do not show any valuable insights. Just like the dashboard in a car, our ScoreBoard family provide mission critical trend analysis so you can see if your business is Sustainable

A Leader's Skillset defines the Business's Opportunities

Running a business is like the conductor of an orchestra. The orchestra will only perform as well as the conductor can lead it.. Many Business Leaders got promoted for their technical competence as (e.g.) engineers, marketers, accountants  and then had to learn management by the well known "sink or swim" principal.  This is wasteful of resources and stressful for the Business Leader.

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