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

3 Years On

Tuesday, 01 May 2018 by

3 Years On… What happens when you make time to plan the business. Broomhill Car Sales is well placed to make the most of the spring trading conditions. The forecourt is full of an impressive range of Mercedes cars, well presented, and all fully paid for. 3 years ago owner Graham Bonning took a step back from

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

Business Mastermind Calls

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 by

Regular opportunities for people interested in business to come together to discuss and share what’s going on for them and best practices. No one has all the answers – by highlighting and sharing thoughts about what’s going on at the business coalface people can share their own knowledge and experience, or be inspired into action.

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

Will, Determination and Urgency

Friday, 03 November 2017 by

When we get stuck, confronted or demotivated in our business lives, what gets us going again, motivated, and feeling back on track? A good place to look is the story from the classic book The Richest Man in Babylon by George S Clason…         Dabasir was a happily married saddle maker in Babylon 5000 years ago.

A sense of achievement, with regular steps from a simple plan. Dan Maddock runs an independent financial advice company based in Paignton. The business has a great base to build on for the future after taking significant steps in 3 months toward long term goals.       Step 1; as always with our plans, we

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

Sharpening the saw

Monday, 21 August 2017 by

The positive impact of having the discipline to take time out from working in the business.. Last month Yeoman (SW) Ltd plumbers effectively shut down their business for two days when all four of the team went to Cheltenham and Bristol to develop their product knowledge with suppliers.   Now; James, Shaun, Jarred & Gavin

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