In this article, I’m going to share; why saying NO is good for business and help you understand your ideal client how most people at networking events get it all wrong the answer to ‘finding your niche’ It doesn’t matter whether your out networking, or digitally networking (LinkedIn prospecting) or a combination of the two. I’ve asked this question to almost EVERY business owner I’ve had conversation with, both in the UK and overseas, at conferences, exhibitions, seminars, … [Read more...] about Why saying NO, is good for business
In every growing business, how to be a great boss will either make or break a company. If done well is one of the best growth opportunities within the business. However, done badly, can interrupt growth, damage reputation and moral and derail the stability of the entire business! I've recently written blogs regarding 7 ways to improve your influence and How to feed a superhero! But today, I want to share: 10 Qualities of a Great Boss Communicates Clear Vision Whilst there are MANY … [Read more...] about How to be a SUPER Boss!
If you’ve ever read anything related to achievement, motivation or personal development, you’ve no doubt come across the idea of SMART Goals? More often than not, the conversation revolves around setting SMART goals. This is an acronym for goals that are: Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant Time-Bound Believe me, in all the time I worked in both Public Sector and PLC, they were ALWAYS going on about SMART goals, SMART targets. And KPI's (Key Performance Indicators) based … [Read more...] about Why SMART goals aren’t
7 ways to improve your influence No matter who you are, where you work, or what your professional goals are, achieving more influence in the workplace is critical for success. Gaining influence on a team can help you work together more effectively. Gaining influence in a supervisory position can make you more respected and appreciated. Gaining influence in a meeting can make your voice more likely to be heard and acknowledged. Influence has countless advantages, but gaining that influence, … [Read more...] about 7 ways to improve your influence
Within this article, I’d like to share with you the three fundamental flaws I’ve identified within more than 80% of businesses which is preventing them from successfully scaling their businesses, and a test you can do to determine how do you score on the sustainable SCALE chart! My good friend Adrian wants to buy a house. He’s currently renting, has saved sufficiently to have a sizeable deposit ready and recognises the amount of money he can save by buying instead of remaining in rental … [Read more...] about What stopping you from SCALING your business?
Should You Buy Your Biggest Competitor? Growth through acquisition is a very viable option for small and medium-size businesses. Should you buy a business? We routinely hear on the news about huge companies merging with and acquiring other huge companies in deals measured in the tens of billions. But just a few minutes of research will show even novice entrepreneurs that growth through acquisition is a very viable option for small and medium-size businesses as well. The question is, is it … [Read more...] about Growth through acquisition