I'm not sure about you, but I've always been a fan of 'The Apprentice' (even though I'm not sure where on earth they find some of the candidates! and shocked at some of their lack of business prowess prior to joining! So when I learned that Karen Brady has a new show "Give it a Year", having read her book '10 rules for success' I was looking forward to seeing what she had to offer. However, as I watched I became more and more disappointed. In case you've not heard of the show, the format is - … [Read more...] about I’ll give you a year!
I was grateful to have been interviewed by the MEET THE BUYER Youtube team for their series of inspiring interviews with Business Owners. Here, (Over 18 minutes) I share how less than 5% of business owners ever SMASH their original targets, yet 20% of business fail EVERY year! It's SO important to therefore understand how to prevent your business from failing! … [Read more...] about Meet The Owner, Interview
I had a REALLY interesting conversation with a client recently: Client: Nobody is a 6 Figure X in the UK Me: Your right, there is nobody in the UK currently running a 6 figure business in the UK doing X.....YET! That one word makes EVERYTHING possible. You see, nobody originally believed that man would ever run a sub 4-minute mile. Until in 1954 Roger Bannister ran 1,760 yards in 3.59.4. Yet since then more than 20,000 people have been recorded as running a sub 4-minute mile, with the current … [Read more...] about Get rid of limiting beliefs
I am constantly amazed how some business owners fail to prioritise making money... After all, that is the ultimate purpose of a business (whether you want to dress it up with 'to provide for your family' or 'to provide employment to others' or whatever else) - the ultimate purpose of EVERY business is to provide value to customers and be financially rewarded for it. So why do so many business owners priorities non-money making tasks? I thought about this after receiving a response from a … [Read more...] about The purpose of business
I'm a huge advocate for sharing the real essentials with other business owners to help and empower them achieve their Big Fat Hairy Audacious Goals! One of the ways I do this is agree to be interviewed by podcasters, YouTubers, and others with a client base of business owners. Here, I was interviewed by one of our existing Explorer Mastermind clients - Amanda Daniels from Koogar Integrated Marketing. … [Read more...] about 8 Essentials to SCALE, Podcast
How to find, attract and feed a superhero! “Until you have an employee, you are one!” It may sound harsh, but the reality is, until you have at least one employee, automatically it means you are the only one employed to do everything in the business, and doing everything is NOT good for business! So attracting, recruiting and feeding your superhero is imperative to growing a successful business. I’ll start by sharing with you the 7 simple recruitment steps, and then close with a … [Read more...] about How to feed a superhero!