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This is Not How You Grow a Business

This is Not How You Grow a Business

I see lots of business owners saying they are behind, that they are not going fast enough in their business and it's frustrating them. If you feel like this I'd like to reframe it for you. Building a business is a long game where you learn from experience and get...

A Business Lesson from Prince’s Safecracker

A Business Lesson from Prince’s Safecracker

I was listening to a podcast on the way back from the school run one morning and they interviewed the safecracker who opened Prince's (the singer) safe after he died. Random, I know, but bear with me. This man had been cracking safes for over 20 years. He studied...

How to Market Your Small Business

How to Market Your Small Business

Running a small business is challenging - not only do you have to deal with legal stuff, tax and accounting, you also have to do the thing you're actually in business for AND market your business so the customers and the  money keep coming. It's not easy. It's one...

Would You Turn Down £500?

Would You Turn Down £500?

"When you turn down £500 cash (50% discount) in your hand today because they are not your super client!!!! ARGH!!! lol Off to lie down!" I love this post! A lady in one of my Facebook groups posted it and it started a big discussion that might not have gone the way...

7 Ways to Create Money Quickly in Your Business

7 Ways to Create Money Quickly in Your Business

We all have times when, for one reason or another, we NEED to come up with some quick cash in our business - so how DO you create money when you need it? I have some ideas for you. Some of these depend on what type of business you’ve got, not all of them will work for...

10 Things a Small Business Shouldn’t Waste Money On

10 Things a Small Business Shouldn’t Waste Money On

Oh, I know. When you start a business you're so excited and full of enthusiasm. You want to have EVERYTHING you could possibly need to give your business the best chance. And you will happily throw your hard-earned savings at it, willy nilly until one day...you wish...

How to Market a ‘Boring’ Business

How to Market a ‘Boring’ Business

I got asked this recently - how do I market my boring business?   Do you know what the lady does? She's an accountant.  She said 'I can't take photos of pretty things to put on instagram, my business isn't exciting, nobody really wants to use an accountant, how...

3 Words You Need To Stop Saying

3 Words You Need To Stop Saying

There are 3 words that pop up in my Facebook groups day after day and they are so destructive. They make you feel stressed. They make you feel you're not good enough. They pile on pressure where there doesn't need to be any. They make you feel overwhelmed and...

The Runny-Jam Approach to Business

The Runny-Jam Approach to Business

This week I picked a load of plums from our plum trees and decided to try and make plum jam. Now, this was my second-ever jam-making experience because a few weeks ago I made gooseberry jam and it turned out brilliantly, so I set out with a bucketload of confidence on...