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Category Archives: Business Owners

Leader of the Pack

For the onlooker, the title of leader seems glamorous, almost red carpet-like. But for the leader, the reality is sometimes far from it! Carrying the weight of the business and the ambition of every employee are taxing and all-consuming. Getting the business to move forward and the team to progress in the same direction whilst […]

Team Recruitment

“You don’t hire for skills, you hire for attitude. You can always teach skills.” ~ Simon Sinek Appointing for skill only, clearly indicates that an organisation lack culture and do not consider the relevant soft skills required to enhance the business. I believe enabling your business for success requires that you considered recruitment based on […]

Inflection

In a sense 2020 was needed. Not because of Covid-19 and the lasting negative impact this had and continue to have on families and businesses all round, but rather to force us human beings to reflect and start acting differently. “The inflection point was reached. There is no returning to the normal you knew. “ […]

Fail

Failure has been branded by the majority as embarrassing and weak, resulting in reputational damage and adversity. Some people are so scared of failing they don’t even try! And those who try keep seeking certainty instead of accepting that not all information will be available when the journey is started. Instead, requiring clarity should be […]

On the business, not in.

“Make yourself free to work on the business, not in the business.” Make yourself free to work on the business, not in the business. Be pro-active now in finding out about better ways of working, there are tons of online tools and cloud-based solutions that can reduce man hours on paperwork, and give you access […]

Make the Shift

The world is ever more connected, online and cloud-based. Holding on to analogue processes and paper-based methods will mean you can’t link with client, suppliers and other businesses who are adapting to new digital norms. “If your business doesn’t have a discoverable online presence, and your back-office functions are not cloud-based then you simply won’t […]