2019-20 – Your Best Year Yet!

2019-20 – Your Best Year Yet!

So how did 2018-2019 pan out for you?  Did you meet your business and personal goals?  Was it an awesome year?  Now is the time for review and to plan your next move forward.

As we approach the end of this financial year, you will probably now have a fair idea of whether you are going to achieve all that you set out to at the start of it or not, so how did you go? Hopefully you will meet or exceed your objectives, but for some it has been a tough year and will fall short of expectations. 

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Know your numbers

Know your numbers

People start businesses for all sorts of reasons (financial control, autonomy in operation, perceived work/life balance etc), but the fundamental reason is that they are good at whatever it is they do, not that they are necessarily good at business. There is no shortage of self-help books and advice on how to start and run a successful business but whatever the product or service being offered and no matter how customer and staff focused the business leaders are, the business will not succeed unless it makes money.

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Is Business Performance Really Impacted by Culture?

Is Business Performance Really Impacted by Culture?

Ever had the situation that you were doing pretty much the same (technical) job in one company as you had done in another but your sense of achievement, enjoyment and fulfilment were radically different? Chances are this was due in no small part to the differences in culture between these organisations and it matters. It matters a lot. Similar job, similar remuneration but a very difference sense of satisfaction.

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Time for yourself

Time for yourself

How many of you reading this have all the time you need to get done everything you want to do? This is a question that I always ask as part of our Time Management training and I have yet to find anyone say that they have enough time. So how do you squeeze the quart into the pint pot and why is it that some people seem able to do so much in the time available?

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