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The importance of a Business Strategy
Strategy is important in business, right? It forms the foundation of all that we, as business owners, build our enterprises...
How can small businesses plan for Christmas?
With yuletide almost upon us, how can an SME ensure they properly prepare for the holiday close-down?
Keep Calm and Carry On…..2020 is nearly over!
What a year 2020 has been. For many I hear “I can’t wait for 2020 to end”, and frankly who...
5 reasons why you should pause and reflect
In our chaotic lives, it’s rare to press pause. Racing from one thing to another, we don’t stop to take...
Pause and Reflect
Sounds very Zen doesn’t it? It can be, but sitting in a darkened room, smelling the incense with your legs...
The two most useful words in business
The two most useful words in business…Why and No! …When used more regularly, can be very useful tools in taking...
Clean up your act!
“Now that spring is in the air…” (Westlife “Seasons in the Sun” © – insert favourite artist etc) Spring is...
Business confidence - Definitely up!
.The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) publishes a quarterly UK Business Confidence Monitor and 2020 Q1...
Time for an end of year business review?
For many businesses, Christmas will provide an opportunity that should not be neglected â€“ an end of calendar year review.
Should you work with a mentor?
Do you have experience of the school of hard knocks? Does it seem a waste of your energy if you...
All about you (the business owner)
The six tentacles of the owner’s trap...
… and how they hold you back More than 60% of businesses fail within the first 3 years. And many...
Planning to succeed?
Are you planning your way to success? When it comes to business planning, a small business owner will typically react...
A business with benefits
Aiming for business freedom? A business able to operate independently of its owner comes with many benefits. The owner has...
Change your business into a change machine
Change is an inevitable part of life, and this is no exception for small businesses. At some point they’ll face...
Standardised processes are the final step to freedom
Having gone through a change management process and all of the associated pain and challenges, imagine how soul-destroying it would...
Reach for the STARS
Do you ever get the feeling you could be getting more out of your contacts, both business and personal? Do...
All about your business
The Elephant in the Room
So what can an SME learn from a corporate? Not much you might think as they are so fundamentally different....
Can your business survive without you?
If you would like to get out of this trap and get the most from your business, as well as...