How did Ed Sheeran get from sleeping rough, playing open mic nights to headlining Glastonbury festival? What lessons can be learned from his driven approach that you can apply to your business? Click below for our business bitsize to find out:
Schools have broken up and the summer holidays have arrived, however for many business owners having a break away from their business can be difficult. For the business owner, there are no paid holidays, no colleagues to hand work over to and customers and clients who still need looking after! It will come as no [...]
Taking email marketing for granted is so easy because so much of it pours into our email inbox every day. However, as a business owner why would you ignore the power of email marketing when you can see the return on investment it can offer compared to other marketing activities. When done correctly email marketing [...]
Does your company invest money into developing new products and services? If the answer is yes, did you know that your business may be eligible for Research and Development (R&D) tax relief? R&D is a Government tax relief that rewards UK companies for investing in innovation. Over 4,500 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) claim £250m [...]
Paula Kensington trained as an accountant like her father and brother and moved to Australia in 2007, where she decided that this was the life for her, she therefore applied to stay in the country. As a result of Paula's hard work and dedication she built a successful career and has a strong network around her. [...]
How you learn has more to do with your business success than any talent you were born with . . . Andy Murray, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Yo-Yo Ma are world class because of their talent and hard work… …or is it something else? What if their success is a result of a way of working [...]
You catch more customers only when you hook into their regular routines… You achieve greater success in your business when you make your customers habitually use your product or service. Get your customers habitually hooked on what you do and your future is secure.
If you own or run a business or if you are involved on the financial side, you will know just how critically important effective cash flow is. It really is the cornerstone of running a profitable business. The key to it all is of course getting paid on time, and with this in mind we’ve [...]
If you own or run a business you probably know that you must now meet pension auto enrolment requirements for your employees. This means you have to put eligible workers into an automatic pension scheme and make a minimum contribution. And if you fail to do this you could face action from the Government’s Pensions Regulator. [...]
Rather than treating difficult conversations as a 'blame' game message delivery' exercise; treat difficult conversations as 'learning conversations'. Genuine learning conversations dissolve difficulty.