What if you’re the problem? 5 ways you could be holding back your business

None of us want to hear or think that maybe we are the problem in our business, but so many times that is the case! If you see your own behaviour in any of these examples, it will definitely be worthwhile to think about what you need to focus on to get past this. Positive […]

Do you love your business enough?

All of us can hang on too long to a business that no longer fulfils us. Why? We tell ourselves things like ‘I just need a break and I’ll be more inspired when I’ve had some time out’. We ignore the facts that are telling us to let go, like financial indicators across the board. […]

Step 1 of Your Strategy Roadmap for 2021

Your Company Roadmap

In everything I write and teach about strategy the first step is always to understand what is really going on inside your business. You need data, information and you need to analyse and understand it. From a right brain objective perspective, that’s it. That’s Step 1. Right Brain Objective Data-Driven Step 1 The fundamental information […]

5 Steps to Planning Your Way out of Lockdown for 2021

When we had our first wave of lockdown early on in the year, it became obvious that business would not be the same for the next few months. As the months rolled on, it seemed that business for most companies would possibly never be the same. Apart from the industries that have been deeply affected […]

Break Things Down to Get Things Done!

If you have individual items to get done, you will create a list. These items may not be related to each other. If you have a task that requires a few actions to be completed, you could still create a list to get these done. When there’s a project to be completed that has a […]

Cash is King but Margin is Queen

The reason I’m covering this topic is because all too often I see small business owners – mostly those in Foundation – focusing just on sales. All their activities are about getting the sale, and being paid to receive the cash (or the funds). Whilst that is an extremely important part of your business to […]