What is the difference between a good and bad contingency plan? I've just come off a coaching call with one of my US based clients, where we had a really interesting discussion about contingency planning! Now don't get me wrong there is much to be said in favour of contingency planning, as those who have continued to do well throughout this pandemic year can testify. But not, if you get contingency planning all wrong! You see, many business owners have REALLY struggled over this COVID … [Read more...] about Contingency plan
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Are you a Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? Whats the difference and why does it matter? Today we discover all, and ask you to have a little blind faith. Across social media on every platform, I frequently see some use the title Business Owner, and others Entrepreneur! So, what is the difference? Entrepreneurship is one of the most popular words in the English language today. People are buzzing about entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial companies. In addition, today’s media information makes … [Read more...] about Business Owner or Entrepreneur
It was Einstein who described the definition of insanity as: "Doing the same thing again and again, still hoping for a different outcome" And yet, as Business owners, with everything resting on our shoulders, we can often find ourselves doing the same thing, simply because we are uncertain as to what else to do! As part of our MISSION to help 1,000,000 Business Owners to Significantly and Sustainably grow both them and their businesses, during the COVID lockdown in the UK we hosted a … [Read more...] about Just Ask Jay
Today's post is all about those 5min jobs that are preventing you from achieving anything! The 'mean no harm' time vampires that will have you achieving their goals at the expense of making any headway on your own! How many times are you asked for 5 minutes of your time? How frequently do you give it? and how many times does it turn out to be just 5 minutes? I was asked yesterday by a new client if they could "Ask 1 quick question?" and were a little stumped when they were advised, "Sure, … [Read more...] about Can I just grab 5 minutes of your time?
"Mastermind" groups appear to be 'popping up' all over the place at the moment, which is GREAT for business owners looking to join a group. But also confusing. And I'm often asked: "Are all Mastermind groups the same?" However, before I share the variety of different Mastermind groups, lets start by clarifying what a mastermind is NOT: Mastermind is NOT a Networking group Mastermind is NOT a workshop/masterclass Mastermind is NOT a peer-to-peer support group! Mastermind IS a … [Read more...] about Are all Mastermind groups the same?
For as long as I can remember within my business career, I’ve had a coach! It was never initially intended that way, I didn’t write into my start up business plan or actively go out and seek one. But from the days of ‘mentoring’ I got from a successfully retired Business owner I met at my first ever Business Network event, or the guidance I got from the Entrepreneur and philanthropist I lived opposite from. All the way through to the tens of thousands of pounds, and thousands of miles I’ve … [Read more...] about 7 reasons NOT to join a Mastermind