About William Wood

William Wood is a Chartered Accountant and Business Adviser who specialises in working with small businesses with potential. Helping small business to survive and thrive is his mission in life.

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 |2019-10-08T05:08:58+00:00December 5th, 2018|The Organised Business|18,733 Comments

Your FREE Business Review – Worth £395!

See how your business stands up against our 6 keys areas - so you can spot what is holding your business back! Get a FREE review with one of our Business Architects. We will ask you a series of questions to establish how your business measures up against our criteria. The criteria are based [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:09:07+00:00November 21st, 2018|The Organised Business|11,478 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 |2019-10-08T05:09:17+00:00November 14th, 2018|The Organised Business|17,054 Comments

Do you have a dysfunctional business?

Do you have a dysfunctional business? A business is like a machine, it should work for you, the way you intended it too – you should get consistent results from it, month in month out. Like any machine you will have to do some maintenance along the way, but you should be able [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:09:29+00:00October 30th, 2018|The Organised Business|19,547 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 |2019-10-08T05:10:05+00:00October 24th, 2018|The Organised Business|13,607 Comments

Working from Home – Maybe make time for a FAKE commute?

When you have a home-based business, it can be difficult to have a clear separation between work and home. The ability and temptation to pop into the office at whatever time of the day or night is always there.  But it also brings many benefits – it’s about getting the balance right. The [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:10:15+00:00October 10th, 2018|The Organised Business|15,756 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 |2019-10-08T05:10:25+00:00October 3rd, 2018|The Organised Business|12,700 Comments

6 business owners benefit from 75 years business experience

After a year in the planning, the Founder Group of The Board met last week to start their journey together. Members of the Founder Group are all local businesses owners with Turnover in excess of £1m. People running small businesses in a variety of industries who face similar problems, who need some support [...]

By |2019-10-08T05:11:01+00:00September 26th, 2018|The Organised Business|15,654 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 |2019-10-08T05:11:10+00:00August 1st, 2018|The Organised Business|15,084 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 |2019-10-08T05:11:20+00:00July 11th, 2018|The Organised Business|15,627 Comments