Archive for 2015

  • Brass Padlock

    Are You Digitally Protected?

    June 25th, 2015

    Digitally Protecting Your Business Your business is all set to go; the stationery is printed, the phone is on, the internet is pulsing at the modem, you’re about to make […]

  • Breakfast Fry Up with Coffee and Juice

    Care About Your Customers and Boost Profit

    May 29th, 2015

    Ever feel that the staff believe that a customer should come last? Let me explain. You know when it’s not your day don’t you? One thing doesn’t work out and […]

  • Hand Pruning Roses

    Time to Prune your Business for Better Profits

    May 20th, 2015

    If you are a gardener, it’s all about the Chelsea Chop this week. The premise is that if you prune or cut back plants now you’ll get a better crop […]

  • Hands Being Held to an Ear

    Don’t Risk Ruining Your Reputation

    April 30th, 2015

    It takes years to build a great and valuable reputation and it only takes minutes to destroy it. That’s what Gerald Ratner did. ‘It takes many good deeds to build […]

  • Magnifying Glass

    Are You Constantly Curious?

    April 20th, 2015

    You should be. Without our curiosity we never learn and a life (or a business) without learning is, well, just dull. I’m constantly curious about my clients, their industries, how […]

  • Car Driving on a Road

    4 Ways You Are Driving Customers Away

    April 7th, 2015

    How many of your “customers” repeat purchase from you? Do you know? I ask because so many companies don’t know or don’t care. The tried and tested way to make […]

  • Talk Like Ted Book Cover

    Talk Like TED – Book Review

    March 31st, 2015

    Whether you are embarking on your first presentation; giving a best man’s speech or pitching to win, then Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top […]

  • 2 Piles of Books and a Candle

    My Top 11 Business Reads

    March 12th, 2015

    Last updated Oct 2018 Keep learning is something that I’ve always done. I love finding out new things; thoughts, methods, approaches, technology and techniques. I wouldn’t say I’m a big […]

  • Creviche in the Ice

    You Can’t Please Everyone So Stop Trying

    March 10th, 2015

    To make money you have to have a product that works and people who want to buy it. If your product is right then who is your target customer? I […]

  • Posting A Ballot

    Is the General Election Good or Bad for Business?

    February 23rd, 2015

    ….or just a business distraction?   This year, one thing is certain in politics, we’re going to have a general election. And it’s going to be pretty disruptive between now […]