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Neil Steggall
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Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Member Since July 2013

South Yarra, VIC, 3141

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Neil is the CEO of Wardour Capital Partners, leading emerging growth & mid tier advisors. He is also a Non Executive Director of Family Planning Australia and The Australia Asia Business Alliance.

Neil is an experienced director & corporate mentor and has chaired or served on numerous board committees including finance & audit, governance, compliance, strategy, acquisition, remuneration & ethics.

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Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Business planning

Which do you consider the most important in building a sustainable business?

In terms of building a sustainable business which do you consider most important revenues or...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Leadership

What is the number one skill required to build a successful SME?

If you had to choose a single skill or trait you consider essential to SME success what would it...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Research and Innovation

Is near enough good enough for SMEs?

There is vigorous debate within management circles on this issue and I thought I would throw the...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Online marketing

What are your views on the use of webinars?

The concept of webinars has yet to take a REAL hold in Australia, especially when compared with the...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Business planning

Which sources provide you with data on Australian SMEs?

Which sources provide you with the data on SMEs to help you plan your business, and do you think...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Business planning

Will SME's spend & invest in consultancy skills to help build their businesses in 2014?

To place this into context two recent comments have caused me to pause and really think on this...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Budgeting and forecasting

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Social media

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Leadership

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Investor funding and capital

How do I pitch my product to a large company?

I list this because it is a question we are often asked. The hard work of product development is...

Copywriting, content writing and blogging

The essence of business writing

“The Essence of Business Writing” is number two in a series of ten “Essence of Management Articles” You may have rattled off brilliant essays throughout school or university; however, busin...

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Market trend

The importance of market perception

Perception Marketing has become big business and until recently I had applied little thought to the question of perception versus reality. People apparently now build entire careers around Percepti...

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Leadership

“The essence of leadership”

I recently completed a series of short presentations on the 10 key aspects of SME Management. They are deliberately short, condensed and to the point, so much so that I have used an expression from ...

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Cashflow management

The profitable power of positive pricing! and how to use positive pricing to double your profits!!!

When discussing management theory some subjects are greeted with much more enthusiasm than others and recently I addressed a group of SME owners on “Improving Profits” a subject dear to all and ...

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Leadership

The power of marginal gains

I first heard of the power marginal gain as a student. Back then “the power” of ideas such as marginal gain, marginal pricing,  marginal costing, marginal probability and compound interest were...

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Leadership

What does a woman know……?

Quite a lot actually! My offensively sexist headline was used as a “hook” to encourage you to think about gender equality in business. In my years in business very little management discussion...

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Leadership

Those terrible teams!

We Aussies know all about teams. We have the AFL the NRL, the Premier League, not to mention cricket, hockey, swimming, tennis, netball, bowls and of course the local drinking team. Every one of u...

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Business planning

Meetings - less pose, more work!

A good friend of mine is a leading global advisor to life insurance companies, he travels extensively and consults at board level. Recently I asked where his London office is now situated, "any Star...

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Social media

The naked entrepreneur!

“to thine own self be true……………” Do you remember when Jamie Oliver first bust onto our screens as “The Naked Chef”? He was fully clothed but he had stripped away the unnecessary b...

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Cashflow management

When Should You Ask For Help With Cash Flow?

At which stage do you accept that without a cash injection your business is probably doomed? Looking at the ABS statistics they show that in any three year period around 42% of registered SME’s fa...

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Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Business planning

Which do you consider the most important in building a sustainable business?

In terms of building a sustainable business which do you consider most important revenues or...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Leadership

What is the number one skill required to build a successful SME?

If you had to choose a single skill or trait you consider essential to SME success what would it...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Research and Innovation

Is near enough good enough for SMEs?

There is vigorous debate within management circles on this issue and I thought I would throw the...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Online marketing

What are your views on the use of webinars?

The concept of webinars has yet to take a REAL hold in Australia, especially when compared with the...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Business planning

Which sources provide you with data on Australian SMEs?

Which sources provide you with the data on SMEs to help you plan your business, and do you think...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Business planning

Will SME's spend & invest in consultancy skills to help build their businesses in 2014?

To place this into context two recent comments have caused me to pause and really think on this...

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Budgeting and forecasting

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Social media

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Leadership

Neil Steggall
Neil Steggall, Partner at Wardour Capital Partners

Asked this question - Investor funding and capital

How do I pitch my product to a large company?

I list this because it is a question we are often asked. The hard work of product development is...

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