Goals, Wishes and Dreams

Set Goals, Wishes and Dreams and remove Targets from your business life As another New Year starts it is a time to reflect on your personal life as well as your business life.  It may be a time you start setting yourself targets and planning out how you will hit those targets.  Don’t! I understand …

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Networking for your business

When you first decide to set up business for yourself, you will hear a lot about networking. Networking simply means that you have made contact with other businesses and you can all work together to help each other. For example, in the building trade, people often want more than one job done, so carpenters, plumbers …

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How to destroy your business on Social Media

Social media is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to creating a good online presence for your business and building up a good reputation. Most companies these days set up an account on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and even Pinterest, but knowing how to manage these accounts can either enhance your reputation or …

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How to expand with limited space and funds

A lot of small businesses start up at home, so finding work space for extra staff is not an issue. As your business grows you may need to make a few decisions regarding taking on staff and this can include finding space for them to work from. These days if you want staff to help …

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Expanding your one man band

A lot of small businesses start up at home, so finding work space for extra staff is not an issue. As your business grows you may need to make a few decisions regarding taking on staff and this can include finding space for them to work from. These days if you want staff to help …

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Take your business to the next step: Part 2 – How to expand your business

So you’ve looked at how your business is running, you’ve realised that it’s growing well and you think the time is right to expand. So what do you do next? Suddenly doubling your staff and doubling the size of your premises isn’t necessarily the right way to go about it. Expansion needs to be carefully …

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Take your business to the next step : Part 1 – Know when to Expand

One of the scariest things about setting up your own business is knowing when to start expanding. Expansion means that your business has grown to a level where you can no longer handle everything yourself, and have to put your trust in others as you employ people to help you. This is never easy when …

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Why do you need to communicate?

One of the key things in any business, no matter how large or how small, is communication. It’s easy to remember to communicate with your suppliers and customers, but what about the people who work for you? Your staff are one of the most important assets you have, so make sure they feel respected and …

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How to stop Micromanaging

I perform better under strict micromanaging said no employee ever Learning to trust others when you decide to run your own business is very daunting. You put so much effort in to starting it up that it’s hard to let anyone else have any control. Micromanaging is an easy habit to fall in to. You …

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Top 10 Tips to keep your business organised

“Thinking too long about doing something i often the reason it doesn’t get done” An organised business is a profitable one. When you first set up your business there’s so much to do, that it’s easy to suddenly find everything has got a little out of hand. While you may not know where to start …

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