Dealing with debt whilst growing your business. I felt I had to write about debt as it’s a real concern for most small businesses, particularly in the current economic climate. Debt whether personal or business can be very frustrating and…

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Meet Achille Traore, the founder of Top Screen Media, a business that provides a unique forum for communication, ticket sales and entertainment through the medium of digital media kiosk terminals in strategic locations. As an ex-footballer whose career was cut shot by…

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Heather Townsend helps professionals and firms become the Go-To-Expert in their industry. Unusually for someone with an Engineering Degree, she accidentally became a writer and used her knowledge on social media to write the current best-selling and award-winning book on…

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Are you really serious about achieving your business and life goals in the coming year? As we come to the end of yet another year, I find myself in talks with people who want to transform their businesses and their…

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I always wanted to host an event that looked at the entire process of building a business. Most events I've been to  focus on small specifics all driven by the new "expert" economy. As a small business owner myself (although…

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This week, I’ve been in two different conversations where the other parties have strongly argued that successful entrepreneurs were lucky. Really, Luck is the reason why people are doing better than you? I don’t believe that for a second. I…

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I’ve been asked this question a few times by people struggling to get clients for their service businesses. "How do you find clients", "How do I get more clients" In my personal experience that are many ways to market your business…

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MORE CLARITY! Yep. That is it. The one thing I hear everyone moaning about is time. They are looking for the ever perfect but elusive tool or approach for managing their time better. "If only I had more time I…

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I'm pleased to announce my full day #kickstartgrowth workshop happening live on the 30th of November 2012 in Leeds at the Old Broadcasting House Leeds. It's a full day training on how to ignite growth in your business. I will…

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I recently spent a strategy day with a client strategizing and mapping out key systems to increase her visibility and credibility in the marketing place. She was looking to relaunch her business and she had rightly sought the services of…

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Smile you are being Googled! That is a good reason why you should start now -  to raise your profile online. I come across a fair number of business owners who believe that simply being good at what they do is…

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 This interview with James Clear was initially only intended for people on my mailing list. Its full of great content and I just wanted to spread some love today :). Enjoy and make sure to join our mailing list if…

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Beware! Sharks, rogues directors and swindlers swim in these waters. I had a wake up call recently when a rogue director swindled a client out of a significant amount of money.  It was just one of those experiences that leaves…

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I’ve been shortlisted as a finalist in the Precious Best Mentor of the year 2012 category. The Precious Awards was founded to celebrate the achievements of inspirational entrepreneurial women of colour who are running businesses in the UK. This nomination means…

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 I've found that doing charity work could be vital for growth - personal and business. I run my first half marathon last weekend at the Great North Run. I never thought I could ever run that kind of distance. It…

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Does the world really need another newsletter? Yours to be exact! I had an interesting conversation with a lady that got me thinking about the role emails and newsletters play in growing a business. She did not see the value…

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What do you do when the going gets tough? Quitting is an option but do you really want to do that? If you answer is NO then read on… I saw this quote from Anita Roddick: “Nobody talks of entrepreneurship…

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Author, speaker and coach Stephanie J Hale helps authors to get their books published. She runs several successful businesses powered by her event driven business growth strategy. Wouldn't it be great to have one strategy or trick that you knew with some certainty…

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How do you overcome the feeling of overwhelm, so that you can focus on growing your business without losing it - your mind I mean! I had an interesting conversation with a lady who we will call Stacey. It went a…

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Want more referrals? The beginning of getting more referrals is giving more referrals. Giving referrals is a powerful strategy for getting more referrals. Most small business owners will agree that word of mouth referral is a power way of getting…

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