Business

What’s the worst that can happen?

I did it! I completed my first triathlon in over four years! Not only did I complete it but I managed to do it in similar times to fours years…

Business

Myth busting: build it and they will come?

I’ve seen lots of startups think that, just by buying stock or building a website, they will automatically generate business but, as you experienced people know, it’s a lot harder…

Business

Efficiency: conserve your strength for the long haul

Lots of triathlon and sports metaphors to come. Triathlons, like running a business, are an endurance event. We’ve seen the Brownlee brothers and others helped across the finish line (there’s…

Accountancy

What’s so special about 30 days?

What are your payment terms? Do you even have stated payment terms? Most businesses seem to opt for 30 days from the end of the month of invoice which means…

Business

Are you making progress?

I was talking to a client today who felt that she hadn’t made progress because she hadn’t actually achieved any of the goals that she had set herself. Sometimes business…

Business

How do you want to spend your day?

When I first set up my business I had a vision of how I wanted to spend my days and you probably did too. I wrote mine down but you…

Business

Is your business working for you or are you working for your business?

When I started up each of my businesses I had a dream. Not a huge, Martin Luther King type of dream that would change the world, but a smaller dream…

Business

Chairing effective meetings

We’ve all been stuck in ineffective meetings. They overrun on time, one person dominate the conversation and the wander off topic. Whilst we can’t always control other people’s meetings (other…

Business

Hurdling through Covid

I’m an athletics coach as well as a business coach. This means that I often get called in to make up the numbers for track and field events. I’m not…

Business

Will you return to the office?

There’s still a big debate over returning to the office. Personally I was remote before Covid and I intend to remain so as I coach accountants and business owners around…