As a business, you can’t ignore the impact of a great website. In this day and age, any new client or customer is almost certainly going to go straight to the web to see what you are about. They will learn about who you are, what you do and what you can do for them all from your online home.
The sales are coming in, your work is mounting but you are struggling to find the time to fit it all in. What do you do next? Hire some help of course. When your time is being squeezed you need to generate some more hours by passing off those tasks that are not income generating. This is where a Virtual
One of the most challenging aspects of building any business is how to create habits within yourself to give you the best chance to succeed. In fact, this is one of the toughest things to do in life. Habits are the foundations on which productive behaviours are built. When we want to do things differently, like lose weight or start
Coaching is fast becoming one of the most sought after services in business. It has gone from near obscurity to being on the mind of even the most traditional companies. With this growth comes competition. There are coaches popping up left and right, you can’t go on LinkedIN without coming across one or two coaches in any one day. It
Work, sleep, work, sleep, work, sleep. This is often an all too familiar pattern of lifestyle when you are running your own business. There never seems to be time for anything else. You are constantly being pulled in so many different directions you just don’t know when you are going to have time for yourself. It makes you start to
Early Stage Business Growth You thought of an idea, built a product, found your first customers, generated revenue and learnt a lot along the way. The hard part is over, right? Starting a business isn’t easy, however, even more difficulties arise when you have proven all of your assumptions and have achieved a reasonable level of income to make the
Entrepreneurs lead busy lives. Fact. Starting up businesses, getting ideas off the ground and putting in the hard yards to succeed is all part and parcel of the entrepreneurial calling. If you’re finding it all a bit too much, taking some time out from the maelstrom of running a business can be useful, allowing you to recharge your batteries and regain focus.
The notion of large corporations making up the rules as they go along and turning into hungry, money making machines at the beck and call of shareholders is far removed from the experience of most companies. Sustainability in business has become ever more important over the last couple of decades and has been accompanied by changes in legislation and corporate
If your company has been moving along quite nicely since you started but you now want to implement strategies for growth, the prospect of doubling in size will no doubt be appealing. While SME growth is top of many a business owner’s agendas, there are a number of factors to take into consideration however. These include the sector you are
Taking a small business to the next level is the ambition of most entrepreneurs. Some businesses start up and stay at the same level, often because the owner wants it to remain manageable, while others suddenly begin to blossom and turn into large corporations because there is a drive to make it so. If you want to grow your business