Get motivated and have a better year than last year

Right, so here’s all the usual stuff you’re told in order to brighten up your new year of business. • Update your business plan —...

Don’t let those opportunities pass you by

It’s the land of opportunity — well they may say that about many other countries and, to be fair, they will probably say it...

Looking forward to the end of the year?

The end of the year is nye! That’s the end of the year, not the end of the world, although after the antics of...

Anyone out there with unquestionable business morals?

Are there any gentlemen with unquestionable morals left within the business world? One would certainly hope so, with a large scattering of ladies too, I...

Making plans and provisions for something you hope just won’t happen . . .

Famous writers will tell you they look everywhere for inspiration before they put pen to paper. I am not suggesting for one second that I...

Customer service at 8.45am — it’ll go a long way!

I recently arrived back from the UK on a Monday morning at 4.30am. Having walked around Devon and London in a mini heatwave of...

Schedule a weekly ‘ON hour’, and watch the income increase and the stress decrease

I am half listening to the news on Monday evening — channel one, if you are wondering — and they talk about the space...

Beware of social media stuff-ups

Different parts of the country rely on different methods of effective marketing, and this is also determined by the size of your company. For example,...

Putting up with the ‘brown whiffy stuff’

I’m not one for name dropping or flaunting the circles in which I mix, but I had a personal invitation to the best seats...

Make Mum proud!

So here we are again — a year past, a holiday season eagerly looked forward to and gone so quick, and memories, just memories. And...