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, […]

3 Ways to Protect Your Business from a Slump

3 Ways Protect Your Business from a Slump - Jenny Stilwell

I know, you’re doing a million things and don’t have time to do a full analysis of your business, market and world economic climate right now. But you do need to at some point. These 3 strategies are a quick way to minimise risk and safeguard your business should the worst happen. 1: KNOW YOUR […]

The 11 things every small business CEO needs to know

10 things to know

These 11 insights come from a long career in advising small business CEOs and running companies as CEO myself. They are not platitudes merely crafted for this article. This list is real advice for growing a successful business and helping you through the storms which you will invariably experience: Revenue and scale are important, but […]