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What is your Owner Manager persona?

 

We have created an App that will work out which Persona you are most like - these personas look at how attitudes of Owner Managers change over time and across sectors and what this ultimately means for your business in the months ahead.

 

 

Answer a few questions, find out what your Owner Manager persona is and read the advice Shirlaws UK (who specialise in coaching Owner Managed Businesses) would give. 

 

 

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What is your Outlook? Please complete questions one to seven to find out more.

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Section 1. Business Environment

All things considered, how would you rate the overall economic environment in this country at the moment?

Section 1. Business Environment

And do you expect the UK economic situation will improve, stay the same or get worse in the next year?

Section 2. Individual Business

All things considered, how would you rate the overall health of your business?

Section 2. Individual Business

And how has the overall health of your business changed over the past year or so, if at all?

Section 2. Individual Business

Would you say you are very optimistic, somewhat optimistic, somewhat pessimistic, or very pessimistic about the prospects for your business over the next 12 months?

Section 3. People & Relationships

From your perspective, how important or unimportant are each of the following factors for you in successfully managing your business?

 
Very important
Somewhat important
Somewhat unimportant
Very unimportant
1. Your level of work stress
2. Your relationship with your banking partner
3. Having adequate time away from work to recharge or be with your family
4. Your level of community involvement
Section 3. People & Relationships

And how satisfied or dissatisfied do you feel with each of the following factors in your life?

 
Very satisfied
Somewhat satisfied
Somewhat dissatisfied
Very dissatisfied
1. Your level of work stress
2. Your relationship with your banking partner
3. Having adequate time away from work to recharge or be with your family
4. Your level of community involvement
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PERSONA: Waning & Worried

Shirlaws say:

 

Congratulations you have just survived a double dip recession, greater the than Great Depression. Shirlaws forecast 18 years of continuous growth, with a small recession in about 6 years

Are you managing your energy - succession planning or considering preparations  to exit profitably.

 

 

Do you identify with this persona? Read more in our second report for Owner Managed Businesses.

 

If you don't currently bank with us and would like to build a relationship with a bank that genuinely supports Owner Managed Businesses, give our new business contact team a call or email and one of our experienced Relationship Managers will give you a call back at a time that suits you.

 

       

PERSONA: Upward Strivers

Shirlaws say:

 

Shirlaws describe this group as restless.

To continue to be profitable as you grow Shirlaws call it the Jump, from one turnover to another. Be aware of the black holes where you can increase turnover, yet be proportionally less profitable.

Be aware to increase value on the Business as you grow. Set audacious goals!

 

 

Do you identify with this persona? Read more in our second report for Owner Managed Businesses.

 

If you don't currently bank with us and would like to build a relationship with a bank that genuinely supports Owner Managed Businesses, give our new business contact team a call or email and one of our experienced Relationship Managers will give you a call back at a time that suits you.

 

       

PERSONA: Thriving Optimists

Shirlaws say:

 

Growth is possible in everything including, Revenue – Profit – Equity. Have fun and make an impact on the World.

Do not lose sight that the Value of a Business is Profit X a Multiple. Do you have a strategy to grow the multiple?

 

 

Do you identify with this persona? Read more in our second report for Owner Managed Businesses.

 

If you don't currently bank with us and would like to build a relationship with a bank that genuinely supports Owner Managed Businesses, give our new business contact team a call or email and one of our experienced Relationship Managers will give you a call back at a time that suits you.

 

       

PERSONA: Measured and Moderate

Shirlaws say:

 

Are you accelerating the growth of equity in your Business?

Have you built a considered plan – with capacity planning and a platform to grow?

 

 

Do you identify with this persona? Read more in our second report for Owner Managed Businesses.

 

If you don't currently bank with us and would like to build a relationship with a bank that genuinely supports Owner Managed Businesses, give our new business contact team a call or email and one of our experienced Relationship Managers will give you a call back at a time that suits you.

 

       

PERSONA: Content to Cruise

Shirlaws say:

 

This is a lifestyle business enjoying the journey and not just the destination.

However with balance and growth there are ways to increase the value of the business, even if you never intend to exit.

 

 

Do you identify with this persona? Read more in our second report for Owner Managed Businesses.

 

If you don't currently bank with us and would like to build a relationship with a bank that genuinely supports Owner Managed Businesses, give our new business contact team a call or email and one of our experienced Relationship Managers will give you a call back at a time that suits you.