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Welcome to my blog. Every week I produce and share new videos, podcasts and articles related to business transition, business growth and business coaching.

The Metronome Effect

In this article, we look at how to avoid becoming a desperate business owner, with the help of Shannon Susko. Shannon is the author of the book The Metronome Effect, which is based around her real-life experiences as a successful entrepreneur.

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3 Stages For Successful Management

In business most people tend to gravitate towards leadership, and management is often overlooked as an important topic. Although leadership skills are crucial for business growth, there’s no point in focusing on this without putting your management skills to the test first. Remember, your business is much like a well-oiled machine in that there are multiple cogs to make any operation smooth-running.

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What is Business Coaching?

When I meet a business owner for the first time, they’ll often ask me: ‘what is this business coaching thing?’ Or sometimes, they’ll take a defensive stance and say: ‘I know it all already; why do I need coaching?’

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How a Daily Huddles Improves Team Performance

How a Daily Huddles Improves Team Performance https://youtu.be/glfdwMSVXdg The Productivity-Power of the Daily Huddle Effective communication is so important in a business. All too often we talk ‘at’ each other and consider that to be communication. To a degree, I...

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Are You Giving Young People a Chance in Business?

Are You Giving Young People a Chance in Business? https://youtu.be/FVRIjT6CphI Back in 2017 I was on Sir Richard Branson’s Nekker Island and was joined by a very special guest, Ali Kitinas - who at the time was just 15 years old and already a successful entrepreneur....

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5 Ways to Achieve Exponential Growth

5 Ways to Achieve Exponential Growth https://youtu.be/-HEygM6PabU When businesses start out, most entrepreneurs have this phenomenal romance with the idea that their venture will grow to become huge. They dream about whether they’ll be the next Apple or the next Uber,...

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Job Descriptions are Dead

It may come as a surprise to hear that the chances of attracting your dream candidate won’t be the result of an average bread-and-butter job description.

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Is your Business Volcano about to Erupt?

For today’s hungry businesses each competing for a slice of the pie, strong communication is THE most important tool. With a minefield of systems, workload expectations and (sparkling) employee personalities in place; the art of clear communication remains a key...

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Building a Winning Team

One of the toughest challenges that a business will face, is building a winning team. There are lots of great books out there on company culture and hiring which can help you along the way, however an area which companies commonly fail to focus...

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The importance of Core Values

Business owners often come to me, frustrated about their teams; they tell me that something isn’t quite right, that they are having to spend lots of time managing their employees, leaving time and energy for little else. It’s sadly quite common for SME business owners...

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What is the Critical Number driving your Business?

In business, the most successful leaders plan ahead. No matter what your industry or company size; as a business owner it’s important to set small and large-scale goals and align these with what’s known as ‘The Critical Number’. Whether you’ve only recently discovered...

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What is a business worth?

The value of a business can be a contentious issue, because more often than not, an owner believes that their company is worth more than it really is. The owner may base their own company valuation on how hard they have worked to build it, how many hours they have put...

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Have you got a closed or open mind?

Communication is the backbone of any successful company.   In this artifice I want to look at our inability to remain present when people are communicating with us. We all have people in our lives that we do not resonate with; people that we just don’t find that...

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Did you know, 87% of Workforces are Disengaged?

Recently I have been lucky enough to chat with Richard Maloney, Founder & CEO of Engage and Grow, and we’re exploring a hot topic that’s becoming a crucial problem in the current business climate: Why employee engagement is critical for business success. A Shift...

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Are you being Terrorised?

Today I want to talk to you about a topic which is quite contentious, yet very important; I want to talk to you about Terrorism. Over the past several years, there’s been a growing discontent amongst the masses and as a result, more and more people who are unhappy,...

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Have you got a Bucket List?

A bucket list is a collection of experiences which a person wishes to have, before they die. On my bucket list, for example, I have places I wish to visit, things I want to do, experiences I want to have and items which I want to buy. The activities which you put on...

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The 3 Stages for Successful Business Management

In business most people tend to gravitate towards leadership, and management is often overlooked as an important topic. Although leadership skills are crucial for business growth, there’s no point in focusing on this without putting your management skills to the test...

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How to we leave Industrial Age Leadership behind?

One of the biggest challenges leaders face today is how to move on from industrial age leadership.  Thankfully there is a new school of thought that is starting to emerge. I came across Michael’s book about a year ago and knowing that he was one of the coaching...

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How to improve the quality of your life…

First let’s ask the million dollar question: What does quality of life mean to you? For some people, having a good quality of life equals the big dream house, the flashy sports car, expensive holidays and of course, living life with an abundance of cash. But for...

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When do you hire, retain and let staff go?

Today I’d like to look at something that frequently comes up in meetings with my clients. It’s an area which could be vital to the success of your business – and that’s ‘how to build a great team’. For the purpose of this article, I’m going to use a football analogy -...

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When Do You Hire, Retain and Let Staff Go?

Today i’m looking at something that frequently comes up in meetings with my clients. It’s an area which could be vital to the success of your business – and that’s ‘how to build a great team’.

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