Grow Your Business Not Your Back Office

Grow Your Business Not Your Back Office

Hands up if you sat back and reflected that business was so much easier when you were much smaller! How many times have you seen your friends and colleagues run a profitable solopreneur business only to find their profits dropped when they grow their business? And...
Escape From The Struggle Zone

Escape From The Struggle Zone

Last week I wrote a fairly extensive article on the Entrepreneur’s Journey and how 70-80% of businesses in the struggle zone never ever escape from here. Many business owners get disillusioned and go back to being an employee, never ever to talk about their dreams...
The Entrepreneur’s Journey

The Entrepreneur’s Journey

If you chart an entrepreneur’s journey from birth to sale, there are just 5 stages to every business: As you can see from the chart, you move from idea to product, to the local market, then the global market and then retire. If you choose to stay local, then you only...
I Have A Dream

I Have A Dream

Do you relate to the words in this well known Abba song “In my dreams I have a plan”? I do.  Maybe that’s why Abba is still one of my favourite pop groups today. The lyrics of many of their songs resonate with me. I have a dream – and it’s not to work all night and...
How to Pivot and Change Our Business

How to Pivot and Change Our Business

How often have you heard the words, “we are living in unprecedented times” in the last 3 months? My guess is … A LOT! And these unprecedented times means that we must pivot and change our business if we are to survive AND thrive during this crisis. So how then, can we...
How To Grow Your Business

How To Grow Your Business

No one starts a business and say “I just want to run a mediocre business” or “I want to fail at business”.  Of course not. You start business because you want to be successful in your business (bearing in mind we all have different definitions of what it means to be...