Business Growth

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'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...

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...

Very often I find common themes developing amongst my clients - and I always like to share them with you as I know if they're experiencing something, you may well be too :) So last week was the turn of OVERWHELM. Pretty much every business owner I...

Definition of cop-out - "Avoid doing something that one ought to do" Running your own business you will have quickly discovered that you need to do some marketing in order to get people who want to pay you for your services or products. In other words,...

Are you feeling a bit time deprived right now? Not enough hours in the day to get everything done? Let me remind you of one of the easiest ways to get some extra hours: if you don't have enough time, you can always buy somebody else's. Here...

A recent experience with BT reminded me of why small businesses have the edge over the bigger businesses in terms of customer service. It also reminded me of the need for communicating clearly, and how frustrating it is when somebody doesn't spell out for me what...