Ask Different Questions: How Can I do That?

There is a tendency in the current climate for people running businesses to bemoan the fact that the government and their respective agencies are not supportive, either in terms of tax rates, grants, incentives and other such forms of assistance. The reality is that...

Would You Drop a Difficult Customer?

I am sure you have been in the situation. You have met a potential client, probably found it difficult to get a meeting with them, you have sent them a proposal and they have come back and amended it 5 times and then, just when you think agreement can be reached, they...

Holding Onto The Dream!

My daughter, Ann-Marie asked me, a few months ago, if I had heard that ‘Innocent’, the fruit smoothie makers, had been bought by Coca Cola. I thought it was a bit odd – a giant manufacturer of not so healthy beverages acquiring a business that...

Pursuit of Excellence – That Winning Edge?

So how does any athlete or sports person achieve such world beating levels of performance? And, how does what they do, apply to the rest of us mere mortals, and in particular someone running a business or working within a business? Having looked into the behaviours of...