Business Growth

March 12, 2020
Why is attracting new business in the digital age becoming so difficult

I’m often asked why I spend so much of my time meeting people, connecting with new businesses, networking and shaking hands. The simple answer, of course, is because people buy from people and as I commented to one person recently, 1 million years of evolution cannot be overtaken by 20 years of technology. We are […]

December 29, 2019
It's 'Planuary' - Set your goals

With 2019 drawing to a close, lots of us are busy planning for 2020. If you read my last post about having a '2020 vision' then you may well be geared up already. When the clock strikes midnight on the 31st December a number of things tend to happen; We start the New Years Resolutions […]

December 19, 2019
2020 Vision

With 2019 drawing to a close, we'd be sensible to start planning for 2020. Planning is key but it should all be centred about your business plan and your objectives. As yourself: "What's my 2020 vision?" Are you looking for more clients, looking to steal market share, looking to compete in a new market, looking […]

September 23, 2019
How to be an entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs are born, not made   Being your own boss and having complete control over your own work is often the ultimate goal for many people when they start working, but it isn’t always so simple.   There are lots of people, especially young people and graduates, who want to be an entrepreneur. The problem […]

July 8, 2019
How to solve the problem of the entrepreneurs second see-saw

There is a better way! I suspect this is just one of many challenges that face businesses owners as they grow and develop their business. As someone who regularly works with businesses facing this and many other challenges, I believe the solution to the second see-saw challenge will be useful for you too. Firstly, let’s […]

May 20, 2019
Free and cheap resources for business start-ups and entrepreneurs

Starting and running a business can be expensive, especially before you have a steady income stream. It can be easy to rack up expenses before you know it, but there are cheap - and even free - resources out there if you know where to look. I consider myself to be fairly resourceful, so I’m […]

March 14, 2019
Working smarter, not harder

Work smarter, not harder! Do you fancy working smartly, rather than hard? This sounds like a great proposition to someone as busy as me. But what does it actually mean? And, more importantly, how can I apply it in practice? Essentially, we could all work as many hours as there are in the day – […]

January 30, 2019
3 Ways To Grow Your Business

Tom Stansfield shares how to make the most of your limited time to grow your business.

December 3, 2018
Referrals, Referrals, Referrals!

Mark Jarvis shares five qualities that will make you more referable.

November 23, 2018
Developing The Adaptive Skills Essential For Success At Work

Chris Watson explains the importance of applied people skills, and how to develop them.

November 16, 2018
Starting A Business From Scratch

How to start a business from nothing and avoid the dreaded startup failure.

November 10, 2018
Measuring Content Performance

How to measure the success of your business beyond turnover and profit.

October 24, 2018
What Is ‘AI’ – Artificial Intelligence?

How to use AI in your business to streamline and automate everyday processes.

October 7, 2018
Business Strategy – Planning

How effective planning will drive your business forward.

August 16, 2018
What Is Preventing Your Sales From Growing?

How to kickstart your business sales to ensure success.

August 13, 2018
Organic Business Growth

How to grow your business without looking at your competitors.

August 10, 2018
Why Do We Market Our Business?

Why we market our businesses, and the benefits of doing so.

August 7, 2018
Building A Million-Pound Business

How to reach a common yet elusive goal for any aspiring business.

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