Accountancy

What is decision fatigue? – part 2

Decision fatigue is the exhaustion that comes with making constant decisions. My tip this week is to remove some more of the smaller decisions in your life, so here are…

Accountancy

What is decision fatigue?

Decision fatigue is the exhaustion that comes with making constant decisions. My tip this week is to remove some of the smaller decisions in your life so here are some…

Accountancy

My confession about cash

In spite of doing all the right accounting entries and knowing how to do a cashflow forecast, like many small business owners, I still use my bank account to manage…

Accountancy

Underselling or underserving

Many of us are nervous of appearing too “salesy” but do we end up underserving our clients/customers as a result? Thinking back to a long lunch with a friend a…

Accountancy

What to do when staff outgrow you

In a small business it isn’t always possible to provide a full career path for all your team. Even if you are growing your growth rate may not be the…

Accountancy

Quick software hacks

Software is changing all the time but here are a few useful bits that you may not have spotted in your existing software:Xero I still come across people who haven’t…

Accountancy

Why accounting software is like tea making

If you don’t already know that I’m a tea addict then you’re clearly immune to all my communications (please tell me that you know that I’m a business coach?). Accounting software…

Accountancy

4 hour work week

Have you read the book ‘The 4-hour work week’ by Timothy Ferris?I read it a few years ago thinking that it would help me to run my business more efficiently…

Accountancy

Why a good bookkeeper is worth their weight in gold

Modern software makes the data entry element of bookkeeping much easier so that small businesses can do more of their own bookkeeping and keep their costs down. They can use…

Accountancy

Being consistent on social media

Anyone who’s already read my latest book ‘Growing by numbers: How to scale up your business with confidence‘ will know I talk up the importance of steady marketing throughout the…