Archive for the ‘Management’ Category

  • Building a Great Management Team

    Build a Management Team on a Budget

    November 9th, 2018

    As your business grows you’re going to need more manpower, so you can continue to delight your customers. You need to build a strong team and that includes an expert management […]

  • Runners Starting a Race

    Should You Start a Business

    October 5th, 2018

    Deciding to start your business seems such an easy decision. But betting on yourself to start, grow and build a thriving business is a scary proposition. You’ve a great idea, […]

  • Bicycle

    Ready To Accelerate Growth

    September 26th, 2018

    For most people running a business is all consuming; it takes every waking hour to keep your head above water. But it doesn’t have to be like that. Yes, a […]

  • High-Growth-Tree-CoachSME-Blog

    When High Growth is the Wrong Strategy

    September 18th, 2018

    You have permission to ignore a high growth strategy. In the month when Apple was valued, albeit briefly, as a trillion-dollar company, why is it that a growth strategy is […]

  • Coloured Paper and Pens

    3 Pieces of Paper

    March 31st, 2018

    As a business coach I’ve uncovered many ways to run a business. Some make me chuckle, others excite me because of their innovation and many frustrate me because they’re just […]

  • Net Full of Fish

    Build Your Personal Network; Extend and Engage

    September 14th, 2017

    It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Don’t ignore your personal network. If I had a pound each time I heard this I’d be very rich! It’s true; […]

  • Car Driving on a Road

    One Page Business Plan

    August 14th, 2017

    Everyone tells you, you need a plan and you do. BUT if you can’t write it on one page you’ll ignore! A business plan tells you where you are going, […]

  • Christmas Tree

    Business Owners’ Christmas Holiday Survival Kit

    December 12th, 2016

    The Christmas festive break gets longer each year. Many industries ‘shut down’ for almost a month; Winding down in mid-December and not returning to full speed until mid-January. The upshot; […]

  • Post It Note with Question Mark

    Ask These 14 Questions and Increase Sales

    December 5th, 2016

    Sales is all about the ask. If you don’t ask you won’t learn anything and then you’re just guessing what the customer needs and wants. But more than half of […]

  • Handshake when business partners are on the same page

    7 Tips That Make Asking for the Business Easy

    November 28th, 2016

    It’s tough being a good salesperson. Zig Ziglar summed it up nicely ‘timid salesmen have skinny kids’. Research from a myriad of sources shows that sales people more often than […]