‘Here’s an idea that could help your business to set the world alight!’
Like you, of course, I have always known that Roger Bannister was the first man to break the four minute mile barrier. But until the other day I didn’t know the rest of the story.
Creating a Great Team Culture – Part 2 of 2
What do you need to do as a business leader?
Creating a Great Team Culture - Part 1 of 2
Before we start let’s look at what De-Motivates a team…
Effective Delegation - Part 2 of 2
There are a number of things that should be considered before the actual delegation takes place:
Effective Delegation - Part 1 of 2
As a business owner or a manager of a business it’s important to be the conductor in the orchestra rather than playing an instrument and certainly rather than trying to do both. Imagine the conductor of an orchestra whose job it is to coordinate all of the musicians to stay on beat, come in when they need to, get louder or softer and whilst doing this simultaneously trying to play the trombone! It would be a disaster!
Selling more, and more often
We would all like to generate more sales….right? Of course we would! Knowing where to start with ‘how to’ can be difficult and will leave many people floundering. Below are some tried and tested techniques frequently used by those that succeed in generating more sales, more often.
His name was Flemming…
Today, I’d like to tell you a story, one that can hopefully inspire you and help your business to each new heights. Let’s begin…
His name was Fleming, and he was a poor Scottish farmer. One day, while trying to make a living for his family, he heard a cry for help coming from a nearby bog. He dropped his tools and ran to the bog. There, mired to his waist in black muck, was a terrified boy, screaming and struggling to free himself. Farmer Fleming saved the lad from what could have been a slow and terrifying death.
How To Cut Costs
In these uncertain times, many businesses are considering how best, if at all possible it is to reduce their costs going forward.
Almost every business goes through the annual ritual of budgeting for, or forecasting, its sales and expenses over the next year. Unfortunately this ritual often misses a golden opportunity. Used properly, budgets are not only useful for monitoring performance, they can actually help to reduce costs.