We will soon be seeing the end of present COVID restrictions, and the speedy vaccination programme might mean this is sooner rather than later. Either way, here are a few good reasons for preparing your business for the potential opportunities which lie ahead. Don’t be caught short awaiting the ‘New Normal’. Determine your own future success now!
Business gurus always say that every business requires a contingency plan that anticipates all life’s little uncertainties. All too often, the listener nods sagely, partly out of boredom, partly because he does not really know what the term ‘contingency plan’ means – ‘just another piece of Management-Speak, if you ask me….’ And if such advice is being properly followed by […]
The question isn’t as daft as it sounds. We’ve all heard about the industries that are having great difficulties (like Leisure and Entertainment), but ask the same question to the big supermarket chains and you will get a very different answer! And those supermarkets which geared up quickly to meet the huge surge in online […]
Have you made your personal will? Probably; after all, it’s the right thing to do, isn’t it? So why do so few business owners do the same thing for their Company? You want your children to inherit your wealth without undue hassle. But how much thought have you given to who inherits your business; and […]
Talking about communication, or lack of it, I was once the Non Executive Director of a small company and observed a silent row developing between MD and Technical Director – by email… Because the two men were only a few feet and one partition away from each other, and I was fifteen miles away, I […]
Business gurus always say that every business requires a contingency plan that anticipates all life’s little uncertainties. All too often, the listener nods sagely… But if such advice is being properly followed by most, how come so many businesses fall by the wayside when the going gets tough? The answer, sadly, is that many business […]
or is the business managing you? Most business owners believe that they are managing their business well, and many are. But it is all too easy for ‘the boss’ to feel that, so long as he is giving the orders, he knows what is going on and all will be well…Until things start to go […]
Time and again, business owners will say that they don’t want to spend more than they have to when selling their business. Business advisers are seen as a costly, necessary evil, and they will do anything to cut those costs with a ‘spot of DIY’. They should ask themselves: How often do you sell your […]