3 Ways To Grow Your Business

As a business owner, running a business can at times seem complex and overwhelming. It feels like there are dozens of different strategies and tactics that we could be using to grow and develop [...]

4 Business Lessons from Napoleon.

Let me start by wishing you a very Happy New Year and all the best for 2020. At the beginning of a New Year, I like to think about the year ahead and make some plans for my business. I recently [...]

When You Write Your Letter to Santa…

As business owners and entrepreneurs, one of the best things we can do is invest in ourselves. What do I mean? As a business owner, arguably the most important asset in your business is YOU! It [...]

5 Things a Set of Values Can Do For a Business

You may have heard of the legendary basketball player and coach John Wooden. He died in 2010, just a few months short of his 100th birthday. He was most famous as the Head Coach of Basketball at [...]

What is Personal Guarantee Insurance?

Businesses need funding – they need funding to grow and thrive, they need funding to buy new assets, they need funding to inject working capital into the business. If you are a sole trader and [...]

Work On, Not In!

I recently re-read a book by Michael Gerber called: The E-Myth Revisited; Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It. It is a follow-up to his original book, The E-Myth, written [...]

What 90% of Sales People Don’t Do….

During one of the breaks at a marketing conference I was attending I was having a conversation with a fellow delegate. As we chatted, it transpired that he had been aware of the organisation [...]

Nike Are Right: Just Do It!

I would argue that speed in business is crucial. Speed builds momentum Speed creates results Speed provides success Speed attracts money On the other hand: Lack of speed impacts momentum Lack of [...]

7 Things to Ask Before Using a Commercial Finance Broker – Part 2

Last week I started a two-part blog, highlighting the 7 questions you need to ask before employing the services of a commercial finance broker. Last week, I made the point that because raising [...]

7 Things to Ask Before Using a Commercial Finance Broker – Part 1

The first question to ask is of course, what is a commercial finance broker? Put simply, they are brokers who specialise in helping business owners and entrepreneurs to raise finance for their [...]