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…

Business

How to work within your limits

I’m a terrible gardener. Gardening is too active for my lazy days and too sedentary for my active days. Whilst I love eating fruit and veg that I’ve grown myself…

Accountancy

How can I save the world?

Nobody can deny that times are tough at the moment with the double whammy of Covid and Brexit to cope with but we should still spare a thought for our…

Accountancy

Dealing with criticism

It’s happened to all of us at some time. In spite of our best efforts we have been on the receiving end of some sort of criticism. Here are some…

Accountancy

How to separate amicably

… with the help of a shareholders’ agreement. A shareholders’ agreement is a bit like a pre-nuptial contract. I always encourage businesses with more than one director/shareholder to get one…

Accountancy

The future of handshakes

A bit of discussion on social media this week on whether we will go back to handshakes. I’ve been informed that handshakes spread more germs than a simple kiss, so what…

Accountancy

How to take the first step into advisory

There are so many brilliant apps around that will add on to both Xero and Quickbooks. I like both Fathom and Fluidly and Futrli and Float too so how do…