Small business planning

How to outsmart your online competitors
JUL 10, 2014
In this article find out who you’re competing with online and what useful insights you can gather from their marketing strategy.
Products: Six ways to rock the retail world
JUL 10, 2014
Would you like retailers to stock your products? If so, your products need to be outstanding. Here are six steps to help you rock the retail world.
Do you have these four small business addictions?
JUN 10, 2014
In business, and life, we repeatedly make resolutions. Problem is, cold turkey never works (for me anyway!).
Five signs your business needs systemising
JUN 10, 2014
Systemising is rubbish, right? You need the freedom to run your business just the way you like…until you see these five scary signs that say, ‘systemise me’.
Benchmarks: How to audit-proof your business
JUN 03, 2014
Audits are stressful. In this article, find out what business benchmarks are and how you can use them to help audit-proof your micro business.
Lessons from Scrabble: starting afresh
JUN 03, 2014
In a recent after-dinner game, one of my opponents chucked it all in…and won. What if business could play by the same rules?
How to plan a successful website
MAY 27, 2014
The prospect of a new website brings excitement and opportunity, but the delays, additional costs, and indecision can eventually wear you down. Not anymore.
Five lessons learnt from 10 years in business
MAY 20, 2014
This year marks 10 years since I established my business. After experiencing the highs and lows, I like to think that I’m wiser and have lessons to share.
Breaking up with my cafe: It’s you, not me
MAY 13, 2014
I recently had to break up with my favourite cafe. Here’s why.
Kapow! How to set punchy, gutsy goals
MAY 07, 2014
As someone trained in coaching, I’m supposed to love goals. Supposed to. In truth I find them rather one dimensional. Goals need to be punchier!