OMG we've only gone and done it!..... Smith & Williamson is one of the UK’s leading financial groups. Their Power 100 is created in conjunction with Fresh Business Thinking and the Great British Entrepreneur Awards to providing information and advice and help business owners and entrepreneurs run their businesses more effectively and efficiently. Guy Rigby, Head of Entrepreneurial Services at Smith & Williamson, said: “Our Power 100 celebrates those who use their experience or … [Read more...] about Power 100
"I'm only a small business why on earth do I need a VA?" I hear the same quote all the time and I really don't understand why people don't understand the HUGE importance a VA has to you and the growth of both you and your business! Using a virtual assistant can slice hours from your week, but knowing which tasks to delegate can be tricky, whether you're starting or growing a business. Most virtual assistants are contract or freelance workers who focus on administrative tasks that are … [Read more...] about 10 Things to outsource to a VA
“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” Peter Pan Do you ever feel like a stuck duck, paddling furiously and never getting any closer to where you want to go? The goals and dreams you have just aren’t coming together, and you’re not sure where or why you’re missing the mark. You think you’re doing your best and busting your butt at work, but that promotion never materialises. You’re so excited about the date you had last week, and you thought … [Read more...] about 17 reasons you are holding you up, and the 7 steps to overcome them!
I'm both thrilled and humbled to be one of the four Judges at the British Education Awards. I was first approached to determine if I'd be willing to take on this role, early last year during my work as a Keynote Speaker and Business Mentor for the Youth Enterprise Awards (at which our youth team were Regional Winners and National finalists) On Monday 30th January 2017, I'll be sat on the VIP table alongside 5 MP's, 2 TV celebrities and a number of other dignitaries who are all supporting the … [Read more...] about British Education Awards
What makes an entrepreneur successful? Many have tried to answer this question, but few have delved deeper into what distinguishes a good entrepreneur from a great one. I’ve come to believe that great entrepreneurs approach their job with a different mind-set than those who are merely good. Good entrepreneurs apply intelligence, drive, and business best practices to building their companies. Great entrepreneurs do this too, but they also know that a company’s early stages sometimes require … [Read more...] about The job description of an Entrepreneur!
"If you don't build your dream, someone else will hire you to build theirs" I've always loved that saying, but there are many others that are equally as sobering! You see, as the business owner, YOU GET TO CHOOSE! You get to choose when, where, with who and for how much, and that's GREAT. So when you sell out for £50Million on your 35th birthday, (Adam) that's your fault! or when you jack it all in, and go back to that job you were offered working for your uncle Frank, that's your fault … [Read more...] about Business planning (for entrepreneurs)