So your a frantically busy entrepreneur, working tirelessly to drive the business forward, with a great mission, a great team and some real core values that you have all bought into and uphold. You've already spent considerable time considering the 8 Segments within every business and the impact each one of these is having on the other. Ensuring they work seamlessly together to drive the business towards the BFHAG you have set as your SUCCESS SUMMIT! But it's not working! Something has put … [Read more...] about 2 vital lessons
1. Vision, Value, Culture, Purpose
The #ADDAZERO Story 26 November 2008 wasn’t my finest hour in business, in fact I still regard it as my worst day in business! The day had started well, I was up early and into the office before the usual morning traffic, nobody had called in sick and we’d got a full complement of fee earners on site, generating revenue for the business (or so I thought!) It wasn’t until 6pm that evening, I’d just got back home ahead of a planned dinner party that evening when I was stopped so abruptly by … [Read more...] about The #ADDAZERO Story
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'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
With the end of the business year FASTLY approaching, I always STOP and review what we've been doing over the past 12 months, as we plan as to where we are and where we are going to be by the same time next year, looking at whats working well and what we need to review and amend. You see whilst lots of people might remark "We've had a great year this year" or "Things have been really tough this year" it's rare they have the actual EVIDENCE to back this up, its just been a feeling or a … [Read more...] about Our year in numbers 2017