May 16, 2022 No Comments

3 Tips For Hiring A Great VA (Virtual Assistant)

Before I was a business coach, I was the CEO of a group of SME companies. Back in the day, Pat, my personal assistant walked in every morning with 3 file folders. And every day she would say: “Here’s your agenda. Here’s your calendar. Here’s... Read More

May 15, 2022 No Comments

The 10 Shades Of Grey In Effective Delegation

Delegating is the idea of I’m going to ask someone to do an activity or a task I’m currently doing. I’m going to explain the outcomes that I’m looking for and then I’m going to provide the right level of training and support... Read More

May 12, 2022 No Comments

Making The Shift From Doing To Leading

One of the most difficult transitions for new leaders to make is the shift from doing to leading. As an early-stage business owner or manager, you can get away with holding on to work. People may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up you... Read More

May 5, 2022 No Comments

9 Warning Signs You’re A Hub & Spoke Owner

If you were to draw a picture that visually represents your role in your business, what would it look like? Are you at the top of a traditional organisational chart, or are you stuck in the middle of your business, like a hub in a bicycle wheel? Hub ... Read More

April 28, 2022 No Comments

Are You Delegating Or Abdicating?

Many small-business owners struggle to let go of the reins when they take on their first employees. They want things done their way – they struggle to delegate, they micromanage, and they end up spending just as long as it would have taken to do it... Read More

April 21, 2022 No Comments

Why Working Longer Hours Hurts Your Business

One thing EVERY business owner tries when a problem comes up is working longer hours. They’ll work nights and weekends in hope that the problem will magically solve itself. I’m not sure why this is always what they resort to. Maybe they think the... Read More

April 14, 2022 No Comments

How Much Is Your Time Worth?

Time is your biggest asset, even more than money. If you lose some money, you always have the opportunity to make it back. Not so with time. Once it’s gone, it’s gone. So how much is your time worth? The common trait amongst many business owners ... Read More

April 7, 2022 No Comments

Two Concepts From The E-Myth That Will Free Up Your Time

Let me ask you a rhetorical question. How do they get those Fries to taste the same, whether they’re made in London, New York, Hong Kong or your hometown? Those Fries are made by a 16-year-old whose parents can’t get him or her to clean t... Read More

March 31, 2022 No Comments

Where Are You On The Entrepreneurial Ladder?

What are the first three words that come to mind when I say the word money? Well, it opens up a lot of things, doesn’t it? I often hear is things like cash, income & capital. Others say strapped, broke & debt. Some say bills, payments &a... Read More

March 24, 2022 No Comments

How To Improve The Performance Of Your Remote Team

Even before the pandemic remote or virtual teams were becoming more frequent. In fact, in some industries, they’re now the norm. The expansion of talent networks and the vast improvements in technology and connectivity mean that the search for tale... Read More