Small business planning

How to deal with BSOAD
It’s so easy to lose focus when running a business – there are just so many things we need to be across. Whenever this happens to me I find there is one thing that restores clarity and gets me back on track in no time.
How to boost sales through your online store
Is your online store struggling? Here’s how to create an online marketing strategy that can attract customers at each of the five stages of the buying life cycle.
How to fight business fears
In small business, the hours can be more flexible and the rewards more satisfying, but the stakes are higher. The fear of business failure can be a constant anxiety, as Matthew White explains.
Why I ditched the to-do list
We all have that list of things to be done somewhere in the back of our minds – but is the act of having a list actually stopping us from completing it?
How to build a business you'll love
Ever found yourself years into a business journey and discovered, to your horror, that you didn’t love the business you’d built?
What CrossFit taught me about business
I’m not a big fan of labels but there are two I’m happy to have attached to me: CrossFitter and small business owner. I wear these two proudly but sometimes, they can both weigh heavily on my psyche.
Let go of 'having it all'
Coffee in hand, goal planner on the desk, it was time to reflect on 2015 before I planned my business goals for the year ahead.
How to (not) win friends and impress people
Struggling to bring new clients on board? Not sure where you’re going wrong when it comes to impressing the right people? This article has all the answers.
Eating your way to success
A healthy lifestyle is often a casualty of running a small business. But the fact is, one cannot simply separate a healthy mind from a healthy body when the goal is to turn a healthy profit.
Why smart people underperform in business
Smart people choose complex paths that force them to become busy managers instead of business people. I challenge you to choose this method instead.