Not using a cleverly created company name! I was really proud of the name I came up with ‘Prophit Systems’ for my software company – combining the words Prophet and Profit. But for those who hear about us and google Profit Systems, or even Profit Software, they are unlikely to …Read More »
What would constitute a perfect day for you?
My perfect work day in my perfect world would look a little like this: 7am Run along the beach 8am Breakfast with my wife at our favourite café 9am Review emails and debrief with GM 9.30am Daily toolbox with staff confirming our teams and customers are happy and everything is …Read More »
Which entrepreneur, living or dead, would you most like to have dinner with and why?
Sir Richard Branson – he’s happy, funny, humble, giving, genuine, smart, interesting, successful, and probably the best entrepreneur in the world. I’d love to glean some insights into how to recalibrate my skills into a superpower and manage it effortlessly and with an irreverent smile just as he manages to …Read More »
Pitch your business to a complete stranger who knows nothing about your industry
We are a world leading Supply Chain Solutions Company that develops and implements supply chain management software for multi-site manufacturing companies. Our software clearly shows you every supply pothole and every delivery pitfall before you’re in it and allows you to navigate choices and understand the consequence of each choice, …Read More »
What skill have I developed since leaving formal education that has been most useful in my career?
I have learnt the skill of learning how to truly listen, and to ensure my client knows I am listening. Once we have shown that we understand their problem or predicament then we can start working with them towards a solution. Failing to acknowledge the struggles and desires of the …Read More »
What are your clients really buying?
At Prophit Systems our clients are buying more than just the best supply chain solutions in the world, they are actually buying clarity and confidence. Our solutions offer unique scenario modelling and true foresight so they can see the consequences of their decisions in real time (clarity), whilst being able …Read More »
What is your number one hack for getting yourself motivated when things seem hopeless?
As a business owner and entrepreneur I have had many challenges, setbacks, sharp learning curves and I’ve seen a few missed opportunities. You learn to celebrate the wins and that somedays there is no alternative but to dust yourself off and remind yourself why you embarked on this journey. I …Read More »
What is your best advice for people on how to recruit great team members?
Ask your customers and ex customers personally if they know anyone who would be a good fit for your organisation. This works well because: 1) It will force you to distil exactly what you are looking for in a sound bite 2) It tells your network that you are doing …Read More »
What do you wish your prospects would understand before they talk to you?
In Business if you can’t see a problem, you can’t solve it. Many companies assume that because they have smart people working hard, they probably won’t benefit from having purpose built planning systems. We commonly save our clients 450% of our total costs in the first year. We do this …Read More »
What coming technological advancement do you expect to have the biggest impact on your business?
There’s a lot of marketing hype and rhetoric around the digital transformation of supply chain. We’ve been partnering and collaborating with Microsoft and some of our clients to perfect the ability to plug advanced cloud based analytics and AI solvers into our award winning planning solutions. This enables us to …Read More »