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 […]

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 […]

Strategy Bites – Strategies to soothe overwhelm

Challenge: Feeling overwhelmed and unfocused Cause: There are several potential causes for this including: Not being able to see how you will get through your current situation You are trying to do more than you are able to on your own Lack of focus on what’s most important Inability to complete existing tasks before new […]

So far in 2020…

Like many people globally, everything in my life has changed in 2020. There is a card on my desk that says “It always seems impossible until it’s done”. Apparently we can credit Nelson Mandela with those knowing words. So many times I’ve read that this year, knowing that if I just kept moving forward one […]

Does your business enable you or tether you?

Does your business enable you or tether you

I wholeheartedly believe, and advocate passionately to anyone willing to listen, that your business must be a creation of your doing that will enable you to have the lifestyle you truly want. It is essential to create a business you enjoy, but more importantly, build a business that actually encompasses life goals and passions as […]

Breathe New Life Into Your Business & Yourself

“If a founding entrepreneur is 55 years of age or more, a new business has a 73% better chance of succeeding” (taken from Jack Canfield, ‘The Success Principles’). The rationale behind this is apparently that when you’ve been in business for that length of time, either working for someone else or as a serial entrepreneur, […]