Johan Czanik

Why do we Budget? Five Big reasons

One thing successful business people will always tell you is to dream big. Steve Jobs did it when he launched the iPhone in 2007. Elon Musk persisted with his dream and found a market for high performance electric cars. The Uber founders certainly did it after they struggled to hail down a taxi one snowy …

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How will AI disrupt our business bucket lists?

I’m always captivated when I think how the two characters from the movie, The Bucket List, formed an unlikely friendship, subsequently venturing out on a quest to tick off several personal dream “boxes” before they, so to speak, “kicked the bucket”. Their goals were cast in stone (be it may on a scrappy piece of …

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Is your Management Accounting aligned with your business goals?

Two things are certain in business: change and risk. Everything else is unknown but a well prepared and well-resourced business can anticipate change and have a flawless plan to deal with calculated risk. In my previous blog I explained how an effective cost accounting system can change your business outcomes. The trick is that managers …

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How can Cost Accounting add value to my business?

  Imagine you assemble ballpoint pens. You have a contract to assemble 1,000 per day for a customer. A quick calculation of all the materials, direct labour costs, fixed costs including your salary for one day, will give you an accurate cost per item. You now have an option to apply a mark-up on the …

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How the 80/20 rule can enhance business efficiency

  I often think of Nasa’s Apollo 13 mission and how, when things kept going wrong, the team never accepted failure as an option. Neither the ground control in Houston nor the astronauts on the stricken spaceship allowed themselves to panic, and they never gave up trying to find a solution. The key was that …

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5 Steps To Better Business Analysis

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_post_title admin_label=”Post Title” title=”on” meta=”on” author=”on” date=”on” categories=”on” comments=”on” featured_image=”on” featured_placement=”below” parallax_effect=”off” parallax_method=”on” text_orientation=”left” text_color=”dark” text_background=”off” text_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” /][et_pb_text admin_label=”5 steps post” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Business analysis helps to assess the processes and systems of your individual business units, but “better business analysis” goes further to show …

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Johan Czanik Numbers Torque

Welcome to Numbers Torque

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