You can't run a Council completely like a business;
You can't run a business like a Council.
Assets at work
GENERATING INCOME AND LIQUIDITY.
Urgency is a dynamic in most turnarounds. There’s little point in re-engineering for the long term if the business bleeds to death in the near term. Once the cash position is defined and (temporarily) secured, we focus on business model and assets. The whole enterprise pivots on its business model, with oft assets being more quickly realised, refocused and monetised.
An unrealised asset exchange
The future of any venture is founded upon the knowledge and relationships with its customers.
The limited supply of the first two is optimised by generating mission critical data, plus the ability to deliver this as useful information.
The Best Team you can attract and afford
Inside : in-sourced
In other words the ability to help orchestrate private and public enterprise for the benefit of local communities.
The currency between customers and your people
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used to create them.” Einstein
A more complete explanation of "survival of the fittest" being the fittest for purpose
WHAT IS ONE
It's a unique turnaround platform bringing together expertise, models and tools. It's singular goal is to transition and transform vulnerable public sector commercial ventures.
To turn them around – 180 degrees.
A FUNDAMENTAL :
YOU CAN’T RUN A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS LIKE A COUNCIL
This leads the questions can a Council run a business, should a Council run a business and if ‘no’ what’s the answer? Before diving into that, it’s worth exploring why Councils would want to run businesses – the operative word being ‘run’.
Councils can and should foster and nurture maximum commercial returns from the assets that they own and have control over. They are very capable of becoming public owners, investors and facilitators of successful businesses that maximise those commercial returns. Returns that a Council reinvests in a vibrant local economy, supporting its communities.