Accountancy

AC12 efficiency

I’m a Line of Duty fan and one of the things that really impresses me is their evidence packs. It’s like an enhanced audit file where everything they say has…

Business

Welcome to the minimum wage club

I recently did a wholly unscientific survey on Twitter to find out what hourly rate people were earning working for themselves and taking payment as drawings or salary plus dividends.…

Business

Measure once, cut twice (why you need a business plan)

Anyone who has done any level of carpentry or even DIY will understand the benefits of measuring more than once in order to make the cut right first time. The…

Business

Workaholism is an addiction

Too many people seem to be adopting a long hours culture. It’s partly because of the lack of options during lockdown but now it is time to STOP. Your productivity…

Business

Staying calm

My team always think that I’m very calm. Even when one of them has made a big mistake (which was rare). I used to be much more excitable and respond…

Business

To sell or not to sell

Whilst most of my coaching clients want to grow their business or to get a better work life balance we have two who are preparing their businesses for sale and…

Business

“I don’t need a microphone”

With the return of face to face events this is one thing that I haven’t missed. During Q&As the event organiser will offer a microphone to the audience member asking…

Business

Are you getting enough rest?

It’s been hard through lockdown when there aren’t many fun things to do when you do manage to take time off but it’s a good discipline to build rest time…

Business

Why are you reading this?

How much time do you spend reading business improvement posts and books or going on training courses? Do you ever do anything as a consequence of that time? Here’s how…

Business

What is a coach?

I’m both a business coach and an athletics coach. In the past I’ve also held coaching qualifications for swimming and football (technically I still do as they are old enough…