10 years on, what have I learnt?

On the 1st May 2017, I reached the grand milestone of being in business for 10 years. There have been lots of ups and definitely a few downs. There have been times when I’ve wanted to chuck it all in and get a ‘proper job’. Many a time, I’ve gone back to my ‘why’ […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Business|1 Comment|

Fit to flop or fit to function?

We all know how important it is to take care of ourselves….don’t we? But how many of us actually do it on a daily basis? How many of us ensure that we are fit to function rather than fit to flop?
When we’re working in our business it’s very easy to fall into the trap […]

Business Change Strategy

Your business is booming and you’ve taken on employees….fantastic!! But as your business grows even more do you find that you’re moving your employees around to fill the gaps and thus leaving other aspects of the business open to neglect?

I was chatting with a business last week about this very same scenario. Their business […]

Networking Doesn’t Work?

“Networking doesn’t work?” I hear you cry!!  Now, before you all comment saying that I’m talking rubbish, let me explain my thinking.

Networking is part of the overall marketing strategy in a business…yes?  Well, that’s the key.  It is a strategy and should be approached in the right way.  It should have a purpose.  It […]

By |December 10th, 2013|Business, Networking|0 Comments|

What a Waste of Money

When I first set up my business back in 2007, I opted for something called Call Sign via BT. I operate my business from home and it gave me a separate business number, which rang with a different tone so that I could differentiate between a residential call and a business call. This worked […]

I’m rubbish at diary management!

“I’m rubbish at diary management”.  That’s what my prospects tell me when we meet up for a chat to discuss their admin headaches.

Well, lucky for them, I’m very good at diary management. I’m not being big-headed, I can say it because that’s what my clients tell me after we’ve been working together for a […]

Mistakes Happen

At home, we refer to them as accidents.  In the business world, we refer to them as mistakes.  At the end of the day, we are all human and sometimes mistakes happen.  But it’s what you do about that mistake that makes all the difference.We recently had new flooring put into our bathroom and ensuite at […]