Small business planning

Applying for a business loan? Here are 4 steps to ensure success
Getting a business loan can often seem like an enormous task: what do the banks want to know and how do they even assess an application? If you’re thinking about applying for a loan, these handy tips will help make sure you get approved!
The magic trick that will make everything click
Every successful person we know seems to have some kind of unique magic ‘trick’ that’s led to their success right? So how do you figure out yours?
How one introverted action boosted business bliss
As an introvert, one particular business process just didn’t work for me. So I changed it, and found my bliss.
The working vacation: how to keep your sanity intact
As an entrepreneur, it’s tough to completely retreat from work. With a little planning, it’s possible to take a little bit of the office away with you, but not have it completely ruin your holiday.
7 steps to getting started with content curation
Are you struggling to build lasting online relationships? Content curation is a great way to build a thriving online community and create raving fans.
Shopping cart abandonment: what you can do about it!
Statistics have shown that consumers leave items in their online shopping carts at least 70% of the time. What if you could convert even half those abandonments into sales?
We all have a Dangerous Voice – and it has huge power
If we want to communicate with authenticity and authority, first we need to remove some fear-based conditioning. Then we can find the power in our Dangerous Voice.
Appreciating the joy of small
So often we’re told that “big is beautiful” and how the path to business success is continual growth. But what’s wrong with staying small?
What happens when dads abandon the corporate world for soloism
Recently, I was at school pick-up and found it quite interesting (and awesome) to see that there were almost as many dads there as mums. And it got me thinking.
What advice would you give your 18-year-old self?
Recently, when reflecting on a 30-year history as an entrepreneur I was asked: “if you were sitting face-to-face with your 18-year-old self, who was just in the process of starting their business, what advice would you give?”