Asking For Help When You Need It: How To Hire People Temporarily

We know that as a business owner it can be difficult to ask for help. It may feel like you’re admitting defeat or that you’re not cut out to be an entrepreneur. The truth, however, is quite the opposite. Effective entrepreneurs know when to ask for help, even if it means hiring someone temporarily to […]

Productivity vs Efficiency – Which is More Important

What’s every companies priority besides turnover? Productivity and efficiency, otherwise known as working harder vs working smarter.   Everyone loves a success story, but what is the recipe for success? Here’s the truth, no one knows. We can, however, give you the inside scoop on where you should be investing your energy and resources to […]

Yes, You Can Take Time Off This Festive Season (and Here’s Why You Should)

The festive season is upon us, and we know that the end of the year is absolute chaos. Wrapping up work deadlines, the holiday season rush, and trying to juggle your work-life balance may make taking time off seem impossible.    We tend to think that taking time off is selfish, especially when we have […]

How to Balance Work and Play in the Final Stretch of 2021

As 2021 winds down and the world slowly returns to some semblance of normality post-pandemic, it’s hard for some of us to go back to a world where work stayed at work and home stayed at home. For many of us, strict lockdown restrictions threw that separation out the (office) window, throwing efficient time management […]

What Every Entrepreneur Should Be Doing In November

We all know the drill: November rolls around and then before you can blink, it’s December, and the new year is just around the corner. What every entrepreneur should be doing in November is reflecting on the year behind you and preparing for the year ahead. November is your last chance to step back from […]

How To Be An Agile Leader

According to experts in the leadership and management field, agile leadership is really about applying the principles of agility to your management style to create an environment that is suited for agile teamwork and to help to shape an agile organisation. The concept of agile leadership isn’t a new one. The agile workstyle stems from […]

Remote Working Is Here to Stay – Here’s What You Need to Know About It

While remote working is not a new phenomenon in the UK, it is certainly an area of business that has become more popular, particularly as the country reeled from the far-reaching effects of the Covid-19 lockdown. According to recently released data, on average, 27% of the UK workforce worked from home during 2019. This percentage […]

Why We Need to Disconnect More – and Some Tips for Getting It Right

As a business owner, it’s quite possible that you wear a lot of hats. As a result, you may find yourself needing to be ‘always on’ so that people can reach you at any time. You may also not want to switch off and unplug completely for fear that you miss something important or lose […]

6 Rules For Building a Successful Business

Did you know that around 20% of new businesses fail during the first two years of their existence? Approximately 45% fail during their first five years, and 65% during the first ten years. Only 25% of new businesses make it to 15 years or more. So, how do you build a business that avoids that […]

How Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Failure

As an entrepreneur or business owner, failure is pretty much inevitable. Some of the most successful entrepreneurs this world has ever seen have made public failures. But these same entrepreneurs say that their failures were their biggest drivers of success. Failure happens, it’s what you choose to do with it that truly counts. The way […]