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

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 | 2018-10-30T13:33:34+00:00 October 30th, 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

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 | 2018-10-10T13:41:25+00:00 October 10th, 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

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 | 2018-09-26T13:35:50+00:00 September 26th, 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