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Happy New Year! I hope you managed some time to rest over the past couple of weeks, to enable you to reset and refocus as we head into the new year? You may be thinking about your business goals for 2024 right now, or perhaps you've already...

Most of you are now super busy, trying to get on top everything before breaking for Christmas. Or, perhaps this week ends up naturally being a quiet one for you as your clients are busy in their own business. Whatever it is for you, I urge...

It can be lonely running a business. You can feel isolated with no one to bounce ideas off and act as a sounding board for all those questions swimming around in your mind. Everyone expects you to know all the answers, and you feel stupid if you...

I was lucky enough recently to visit Barcelona. It was my first time there so I made sure to cover all the key sights, including the famously unfinished Sagrada Familia cathedral. I'm definitely no expert in architecture but you couldn't fail to be stunned and amazed at...

If a lack of time is holding you back, I suggest you go back to basics and look at how you are scheduling your time. It all starts with your diary system. Whether you use an online calendar or a paper diary / organiser, it doesn't...

Hope your week has started well, as we head into October and the final quarter of 2023! Does reading that make you shudder slightly, at the thought of what you still want to get done this year? Are you feeling the pressure of the last quarter, realising...

I recently stumbled upon the principle of Occam's razor. Occam's razor states that, if you have two competing ideas to explain the same phenomenon, you should prefer the simpler one. So, the most likely solution is the simpler one. In my work with small businesses, I'm always stressing...