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Steve Clayton – Databubble. Business Mentoring Testimonial
Hear what Steve had to say following commencement of a Business Mentoring programme. Running a business is tough and without the right plan, the right support and the right focus, it’s easy to become trapped. When you get to this stage, you often feel overwhelmed, stuck or uncertain as a business owner. Discover which […]Read more
Why probationary periods are pointless
I expect a few of you who are HR experts to potentially disagree with my views on this, but I come at this from an angle of what actual purpose they serve in the current climate rather than any legal stance. This comes off the back of a couple of discussions this week regarding employees […]Read more
Business Toolkit – featured in Vinyl Pros magazine
Read my recent interview for Vinyl Pros magazine, talking about Business Planning and how to prepare for 2023. Do you have a lengthy business plan and never look at it or maybe you have no plan at all? Many business owners don’t manage their company strategically, know what to focus on or measure daily, to […]Read more
What do you need to succeed in 2023?
Here’s a little story, entitled ‘Only 28% above forecast… Back in 2004, I was promoted into my first (corporate) senior sales role after being around the sales function and supporting them in various strategic projects. There were four of us in the senior roles with each of my peers having greater experience, being more established […]Read more
Why you need to know your numbers
I have heard three horror stories this week of business owners being told late in the day, the extent of their personal and business financial liabilities. One owed HMRC almost six figures – an eye watering amount which could be business critical. The other a personal liability that was due within the week and she […]Read more
Take Regular Breaks Podcast
S3 E09: Gary King, Business Mentor and Founder of Tendo It’s easy as a small business owner to get sucked into working all hours and struggling to take breaks. Especially in the early few years of trying to build a successful business. I’ve been there and it’s tough. Really tough. You don’t have time to […]Read more
Who do I chat to when it’s lonely?
This week, we held a successful reincarnation of our fine dining peer mentoring group, Food4Thought as a taster event. Given the current challenges and opportunities that ambitious business owners are facing, I was asked to facilitate a discussion between a group of like-minded business owners as a taster, with a view to rolling the concept […]Read more
Who should I get advice from?
If you are a parent, you will know the scenario… Your child is playing up a little. Perhaps being a little loud, perhaps climbing on the furniture, perhaps not wanting the food in front of them. There are a thousand things it could be. All parents have been there. Then you get the following from […]Read more
Time Out Retreat Testimonial
Hear what Ian had to say, as a past attendee of our Time Out Retreat. More information on our ONLY 2023 Retreat can be found here.Read more
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