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8 Tips to prepare for difficult conversations

My daughter has been having a group keyboard lesson once a week for a year.  For the last term, she has had a new teacher - she is passionate, technically competent and my daughter likes her, but the lessons have lost pace, have been running over, and at 45 minutes into the 1 [...]

By | 2018-12-05T14:32:56+00:00 December 5th, 2018|The Organised Business|0 Comments

Tending your business to make it grow.

If a plant needs sunlight and water to make it grow, what does a business need?  Now actually, that is a bit too sweeping a statement on the plant side.  We have all seen the David Attenborough clips of a seed sprouting and searching for the sunlight, growing and then, sadly, not always [...]

By | 2018-11-14T11:22:48+00:00 November 14th, 2018|The Organised Business|0 Comments

Does your business feel like a Halloween nightmare?

When a business fails, it often doesn’t come out of the blue – it comes after years of struggle, anxiety and worry. Almost like living through a nightmare. It’s rare for one large event to kill a business dead and often happens after a myriad of small solvable issues adds up and something [...]

By | 2018-10-31T10:11:34+00:00 October 24th, 2018|The Organised Business|0 Comments

Using To Use Action Learning to Solve Business Problems

Have you ever been to a presentation or course and thought “that was interesting”, then gone back to your work and forgotten almost all about it?  Or read a self-help book, and thought “yes, I should give that a go”, but not given it a go? If you answered Yes, you are not [...]

By | 2018-10-03T10:50:47+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|The Organised Business|0 Comments

10 Top Tips for New Managers

As a business grows, the number of employees often grows with it, and that quite often means that, suddenly, a member of the team will have people that report to them but has never managed people before.  That’s how it should be, that is an aspect of business growth. Sadly, we often witness [...]

By | 2018-08-01T18:46:17+00:00 August 1st, 2018|The Organised Business|0 Comments

Supporting Business Growth in Kent

Supporting Business Growth in Kent On 26th June, I was privileged to be a guest speaker at the Grow Kent event held at the Mercure Hotel in Maidstone. We support the whole concept of growth, in fact, we love it and so we jumped at the chance to be part of promoting growth, [...]

By | 2018-07-11T15:59:19+00:00 July 11th, 2018|The Organised Business|0 Comments

Simple steps to error proof your work

We all make mistakes.  I make them from time to time, some silly little mistakes, some a little bigger.  But then what if you make a silly little mistake more than once, and don’t learn from it? I recently missed an appointment – the osteopath - it was on the calendar, but my [...]

By | 2018-07-04T13:31:17+00:00 July 4th, 2018|The Organised Business|0 Comments

The 5 Proven Steps to Systemise Your Business

Systems are great, well I think so.  Systems are a way of letting people in your team know what is expected of them.  They ensure that you give a consistent quality of service or product to your customers.  They also give managers a big sigh of relief, because, written and implemented well – [...]

By | 2018-06-22T12:30:49+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|The Organised Business|0 Comments

3 must do things to maximise the effectiveness of your marketing budget

When we ask our clients how much return on their investment (ROI) they get from their marketing spend, many of them can’t answer straight away.  In fact, some of them can’t answer at all. That is because they don’t know how they get new leads and customers.  They simply never ask [...]

By | 2018-05-04T04:57:44+00:00 April 25th, 2018|The Organised Business|Comments Off on 3 must do things to maximise the effectiveness of your marketing budget

Should small businesses think about Gender Pay gaps?

Gender Pay gaps is a hot topic at the moment and is causing controversy amongst several industries!  I’m sure you are aware that the deadline is looming for businesses with over 250 employees to report on the percentage pay gap between their male and female employees, but even if this doesn’t include your [...]

By | 2018-04-04T14:53:19+00:00 April 4th, 2018|The Organised Business|0 Comments