10 Rules to Build a Wildly Successful Business – part 2

Seth Goldman and Barry Nalebuff built a company called Honest Tea from scratch into a $100 million enterprise which they eventually sold to Coca-Cola. They wrote a book about the journey called [...]

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 [...]

1 hour 59 minutes 40.2 seconds

What’s significant about that time? That’s how long it took the Kenyan runner, Eliud Kipchoge to run the marathon in Vienna last weekend. The significance was that he was the first man to run a [...]

Business Finance Series – What is Asset Finance? – Part 5

There are numerous ways that you can fund your business. In this series of blogs, I’m looking at one of the options namely, Asset Finance. I started the series by providing a general introduction [...]