How To Deal With Employees That Hold You To Ransom

Recent conversations with business owners have brought to light a problem that is very common but seldom talked about. This is the problem small business owners face when key staff hold them to ransom because they believe the businesses owners,…

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Sometimes We Just Don’t Question Things As Deeply As We Should

I was called in to help a business whose owner had decided to call it quits. The owner was financially distressed as they didn’t have enough money to cover the operational costs of running the business nor that month’s payroll.…

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3 Things You Need To Have In Place To Help You Raise Funding For Your Business

I’ve been approached by a few people looking for funding to grow their business. There is a popular saying that there are 3 sources of funding – friends, family and fools! But I believe there are no foolish people around…

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Which Is More Valuable? Your Time Or Your Money?

I read an article in the psychologies magazine recently that really got me thinking about the value I place on my time. I’m one of those people that really can’t stand time wasters and I was neurotic about productivity and…

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10 Random Things I Learnt (or Was Reminded Of) This Week

It’s been one of those busy weeks. Full of meetings, public speaking, finding and pursuing new business and getting on top of a mountain of emails etc etc. I’ve also learnt a lot of things despite the hectic pace, mainly…

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3 Perspectives To Help You Cope With The Challenges Of Growing A Business

This week a few people have asked me what my secret is for dealing with the challenges life seems to be throwing my way. They’ve been privy to some of my personal challenges and are baffled because I just seem…

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Finding Solutions!

This week I wanted to talk about how to go about finding solutions to pressing business issues. Our instincts when things aren't working is to stay behind the computer and work harder at the problems, thinking that we could some…

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How NOT To Invite A Connection On LinkedIn

I may just be feeling a bit grumpy but I really am bothered by the LinkedIn invites I’ve been receiving lately. I’m bothered enough to take time out to write this article. I’ve over 1000+ connections on LinkedIn. Mostly people…

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Would You Buy A Ferrari And Stick A Ford Engine In It?

Would you buy a Ferrari and stick a Ford engine in it? No! Who in their right mind would? But it seems we do this to our businesses all the time. Read this short article to find out how. Someone…

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10 Lessons From Running The London Virgin Marathon

I completed the London Marathon last Sunday in one piece. Thank GOD. I can now understand why only 1% of the population have run a marathon. To be honest I had thoughts of quitting throughout the race.  It was far harder than…

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Do You Know Your Magic Number?

Do you know off the top of your head how much it really costs to keep you in business? If you took all the costs in your business (every single cost over the course of the year), added your salary…

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3 Trends That Cost The Businesses & Industries That Ignored Them.

My son loves dinosaurs. I couldn’t stand the sight of them before I had him but having spent far too many hours reading “Mad about dinosaurs” (one of his bedtime reads) I know far too much about dinosaurs. Nobody knows…

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Growth Myth #4: You Can Keep Growing Your Business With The Same Loyal Team You Started Off With

You need a core group of loyal dedicated people to help you grow your business. However the people you start with are not always the right people to take you where you dream of going. This is probably one of…

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{Video} 3 Tips From Deirdre Bounds On Taking An Idea From Bedsit To £20m On Exit

I caught up with Deirdre Bounds at the Super Growth Conference I hosted last week. Deirdre is the founder of one of the world’s biggest gap year travel company and she shares some tips in this 3 minutes video on how…

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Super Growth Conference 2014 – Reporting Back

People have been asking me how the Super Growth Conference went. Words can't describe the energy on the day. It was the just the most inspiring, fun loving, positive gathering of people I've ever had the privilege of being part…

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The Most Important Question You Should Ask Yourself About Growing Your Business

It seems like a pretty simple and obvious question but the answer is not very easy to find. Most people say money is the reason why they want to grow their business. For some people, this is true, money is…

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Its 15, 14...days to the Super Growth Conference!!! I can't tell you how excited I'm to be hosting this event. I've heard from many people who want to attend the event but unfortunately some cannot really afford to come when…

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In the course of growing your business you’ll be dealing with lots of negative feedback from staff, colleagues, clients, community members, friends, family and even mere observers. Being at the receiving end of any kind of negative feedback is painful…

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In this podcast, Griselda is interviewed by the lovely Viv Oyolu for her popular radio show, Dream Corner. Viv is also the founder of Audio Byte an audio and podcast consultancy for professionals looking to create compelling content that will engage their prospects…

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Have you booked your ticket yet? Here are some reasons why you should secure your front seat for the 3rd April Super Growth Conference today!  GET STRATEGIC - A rare chance to take some real time to WORK ON your…

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