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...

Awards — make the most of them!

  Let’s talk awards this month as this is a topical subject. We have just had the House of the Year awards which I had...

The problem of cash flow

  This month’s story could be a sad one, is most certainly a very common one, has broken many families and partnerships, is totally avoidable...

What’s in a name?

  There are no penguins in the column this month, the reason being the editor called me before the last magazine went to print and...

Be up front and straight with your clients

I don’t know about your little piece of paradise, but all over mine — on street corners, grass verges, just about anywhere — we...

The tale of a franchisor and a budding franchisee

I want to tell you a tale. Unfortunately, it’s not a unique tale as I have seen it over and over again. What gets my...

The satisfaction of business coaching

The profession of business coaching is, for the most part, one of the most satisfying ways to spend your working day. Yes, you have to...

Company growth — make sure the whole team is on board

Several of our larger clients have incorporated advisory boards that meet three or four times a year. These boards are made up of the shareholders,...