A Journey Progressing…

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 by

Building something for the future When you have a clear vision, combined with purpose… If you’ve driven in the Preston area of Torbay recently, you’ll have not failed to notice the impact of the signage of a property transformed into a smart new garage.   But Andy Clark’s business AMC Motor Engineering is not new, but a

Attention splatter

Wednesday, 01 May 2019 by

Multi-tasking – the opportunity to screw up more than one thing at a time! Being focused, versus Attention Splatter   Robert Haylor, Boost Digital Media, builds web sites that work and shows you how. That’s it. He has a clear focus to rivet his attention and communicate what his business does – especially important in the

Where’s my business going?

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 by

Get clear on where you want to end up. Research shows you’re a third more likely to be successful by getting your plans out of your head and written down. And you can double your chances of success if you have an accountability structure to follow through on these plans.       Glynn, the owner of GD Plumbing and Heating, is

Great processes

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 by

Streamlining how we do business   With great processes, not only are routine tasks done consistently. They also minimise costs – on supplies, or time taken. Great processes maximise income – ensuring consistent pricing, and nothing slipping through gaps. Helping to avoid costly mistakes. Go outside the way we do business here by exception, and on purpose, when we

For you, right now, is it achieving specific results, or developing an important area? The last quarter of the year. An opportunity to develop yourself or your business, and arrive at the end of the year thinking I’ve really progressed. …and a great place to start the New Year. When you’re clear what you want to achieve by then, what’s the best way of

Split yourself into 3!

Thursday, 24 May 2018 by

The Journey from Technician, (the ‘doer’) to Businessman   “It was easy when it was just me” Dave Morgan, Morgan Electrical is on the continual learning journey of setting up, running and developing his own business. Recognise the journey..? You love doing something and you’re really good at it. Then there’s the seed of inspiration – I could be

One Golden Rule for Discipline   After the Vision the night before, the discipline of the Mission tomorrow morning…       You’re motivated by what’s important to you. And you have a clear picture – a future visualisation for your business. After the will power, what ensures the discipline, to keep taking important actions when its raining and, “Oh, I just

Creating a successful 12 months

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 by

Time to be clear on the 12 months you want. For G A Autos in Brixham, 2017 felt like a year of momentum and achievement. The business finished the year in a significantly stronger position than 12 months ago, and now has a great base to build on in 2018. At the start of last

Focusing on one area of the business

Thursday, 07 December 2017 by

‘Great people come and go – great processes stay’ (The E Myth Enterprise, Michael Gerber) For TC Conversions 2017 was a year of streamlining its core business on camper vans – conversions and minor alterations. After establishing the business in 2013, within 2 years the business had really taken off. And, as owner Nigel put it, ‘The business had

A significant milestone…

Friday, 08 September 2017 by

3 year celebration and reflection   Three thoughts on completing 3 years in business… after (finally) having the courage to jump to the other side of the fence after 36 years employed in a bank.       1. Live a ‘Life by Design’ – not by default Do the work to get clear on what’s most important to you. And

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