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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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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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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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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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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 This book has been a long time coming. I always wanted to write a book on time management but I couldn't convince myself that the world needed yet another book on time management. My clients thought otherwise though, so here…

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 I heard Jamie Speak at an event and found his presentation very intriguing. For me, it plugged the gap in some of the theories around positive thinking and why some people struggle to get the concept of positive thinking to…

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Its that time of the year when everybody is planning and thinking about the next year. Some of you will be seeking expert advice at this point because you’ll realise that there are skill gaps that need to be bridged…

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I've met Lara Morgan twice now. Both times I was incredibly inspired by her energy, zest for life and simply how she was unapologetically herself. For those who don’t know Lara, she is voted amongst the UK's 10 Most Powerful Businesswomen. Lara…

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You know how everybody says they started their business to have freedom and to be their own bosses when truth be known, they just end up working the hardest they’ve ever worked and as more stressed than they bargained for.…

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What's wrong with brain powering your business systems? I had a funny encounter with a client recently. I asked what her follow up system was and she replied that is was “Brenda Brain Powered”! (Names have  been changed to preserve…

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