Networking – why it’s sometimes a waste of time

– And how to make sure it isn’t! As small business owners we know the importance of networking, right? It’s where we find clients, suppliers or people we can collaborate with. Some of us invest significant amounts of time and money in networking activities, but … Read More

find your perfect client

3 Top tips to find your perfect client

It can be one of the hardest challenges for any business to find your perfect client, and it’s certainly an issue for many of the small business owners I work with. Here are three approaches you can use to help you find … Read More

time management, control

4 ways to tackle time management angst

Do you find time management easy? Some of us do – we’re the lucky ones. All my life people have said things like “you’re so organised” or “how did you do that so quickly?” or “ask Amanda, she’s the logistics … Read More

business success

4 key steps to business success

Here’s my first Business Made Simpler video, in which I share my tips on how to work out what you want from your business, and how to get it, so as to achieve greater business success. I hope you enjoy it, and … Read More

Multitasking genius wanted!

Do you run a small business? If so, you can probably identify with the title of this blog! I spend a lot of my time working with small business owners. Some have been established for many years, others for only a … Read More

Business plan = boring? Think again!

When you see or hear the words business plan what’s your reaction? Do you yawn and think “boring”? Do you cringe and think “yuk – all those numbers”? Or do you shout “yay – love spending time developing my business”? … Read More