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Sharing the best approaches to ensure that your business wins. Inspiring stories and examples.

Ask This Question Everyday To Make Your Business Grow Much Faster

October 5, 2012

When I was a young manager at Boots I had a great boss called Pradip Patel. He was relentless in making sure I focussed on the most important things in the business. He had a favourite question that he asked me again and again… “What’s the size of the prize?” Here’s one of his favourite [...]

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Quiz: Is Your Business a Battered Land Rover, a Dodgy Jaguar or a Gleaming Ferrari?

September 20, 2012

This isn’t the world’s most scientific quiz, but it’s short and sharp and may help you to take a fresh look at your lifestyle. Simply choose the answer that best reflects how you feel. 1. My business: a) is a daily grinding, worrying struggle to make ends meet b) pays the bills but consumes all [...]

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Daring Greatly

September 20, 2012

An inspiring 2 minute video from Brene Brown where she mentions one of my favourite quotes and gives 2 more of her own. All 3 are perfect for entrepreneurs.

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Do You Have The Heart of a Paralympian?

September 8, 2012

Hannah Cockroft and Mel Nicholls On a balmy evening in September a small band of talented Paralympians inspired 80,000 people with their sporting excellence. The GB athletes Hannah Cockroft, David Weir and Jonnie Peacock sparked more noise and euphoria in a stadium than I’ve ever heard in my life. David Weir’s 800m race was the [...]

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Inspired to Excellence

August 11, 2012

The London Olympics has been brilliant. The only downside being the challenge to my personal productivity. My mouse couldn’t keep away from the BBC website and my body’s demands for rehydration always coincided with a climax on TV. The 800m final was electrifying.. David Rudisha set a new world record to win it in 1 [...]

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One Big Kick or 100 Little Ones?

July 6, 2012

Does your business need one big kick or 100 little ones? Is there a silver bullet that could transform your business? Is there just one thing that will catapult you to the success you dream of? I doubt it, but a lot of time and energy can be wasted in searching for an elusive shortcut. [...]

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Escape the Recession

June 21, 2012

If you’re a business owner I believe it’s vitally important for you to know these 5 facts: In the UK, sales at companies with a strong internet presence increased 6 times faster than those with no internet presence The UK is the most internet-based economy in the world The British internet economy is booming and [...]

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The Queen’s 9 Royal Nuggets For Your Business

June 12, 2012

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations revealed 9 royal nuggets for all business owners. Keep it simple On her 21st birthday Princess Elizabeth broadcast a simple, yet powerful message. “I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and to the service of our [...]

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