Do you stand out from the crowd?

Do you feel as though your business really stands out from the crowd, or is that something you find quite challenging? Personally, I think for the vast majority of us, we have a lot of competition out there these days. There are very, very few businesses that do not have a stack of competition out there and a lot of people doing very similar things to the way we do business. Which means this whole concept of standing out from the crowd is, if anything, only getting harder and harder over time. Yet, the marketing gurus all tell us that we…

Two Simple Questions To Overcome Your Indecision

I want to talk to you today about ‘What If Syndrome’, This magical mystery What If Syndrome is something that I think is incredibly common amongst people growing a business. And it’s also one of the most likely reasons to stop people making the kind of progress that they really should do in their business. Let me explain a little bit more … Do you ever find yourself in that place where you feel as though you literally have a bazillion ideas for how you want to grow your business? Ideas about things like … how you could expand your marketing, how you could…

How To Get Your Business’ Finances Under Control

How well do you understand all of the financial things about your business? Because let’s be honest, unless you’re an accountant or a bookkeeper, the vast majority of us didn’t go into business because we love accounts and numbers and spreadsheets and finances and things. And actually for a lot of us, they leave us completely cold. But the truth of the matter is that for you to grow a business, it’s absolutely crucial that you understand the numbers; you understand your financial obligations; and you understand how to use all of that to help you grow a business, rather than…