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I was with a client on my Business Growth Intensive programme and we were on his 2nd full strategy day, reviewing the past few months and pulling together the plan for the next year or so. At some point, I found myself sharing a story I...

We recently returned from a short break away in Brittany, Northern France. We were camping - well, of a fashion, to be honest we were in a lovely 3 bed static caravan. Call me strange, but my minimum requirements for an overnight stay are a private...

Actually I think the correct name for them is 'mechanical pencils' - you know the ones that you twizzle the end to get more lead out off them? They usually come supplied with a handy little eraser at the top, as opposed to those simpler...

Some exciting things have been coming up for my clients recently, but interestingly, they weren't the first things that they wanted to sort out when we started working together. This is probably the same in your business. The best way I can describe it is like this....

These are the 5 key areas that you should be focusing on, in order to grow your business and become more profitable. 1. Your Customers Get really clear on who they are and what they want. You probably think you already know this, but I'm willing to...

I want to talk to you about the subtle difference between Excellence and Perfection, and how the pursuit of one will propel your business forward, whilst the other with hold it firmly back. "Perfectionism is not a quest for the best, it is a pursuit of...

I've realised that there's something I've not being talking about. It's not been deliberate - sometimes I don't see what's right under my nose! But I've been going back through the testimonials and feedback from the business owners who've been through my 12 week Business Growth Masterplan...

Way back in my corporate days working in telecoms, I remember a former boss telling about the Rule Of 7 - that we need to hear something 7 times before it sinks in! She very possibly made it up, but it doesn't make it any less...

How do you feel about making decisions in your business? Uncomfortable? Nervous? Excited? Afraid? I hear lots of business owners struggling with this and worrying about making the 'wrong' choice. - Do I hire a new member of staff? - Do I move to a new office? - Do...