Pivotal moment …

Hi everybody and welcome to this week’s blog coming to you from sunny Aberystwyth!!    Talking to people who use Excel but not to its…

Beware of over-reliance…

  Are you over-reliant on one person? Is there that member of your team, that you think, “if anything ever happens to them…” Are you…

WHAT YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE SAYS ABOUT YOUR EXIT PLAN

In our experience, your age has a big effect on your attitude towards your business and how you feel about one day getting out. Here’s…

How do you speed up the growth of your business? [CASE STUDY]

When your business is growing, but you’d like it to grow more rapidly, what do you do?   We spoke to BizSmart client and Director…

How to spot and stop workplace bullying

It is sad but true that bullying is still a significant issue in many organisations. The TUC reported in 2015 that nearly one third of…

How often should you email your list?

I was sitting in Cafephilia in Moseley the other day, talking copywriting with a Facebook ads whizz who’s passionate about using great copy. We were…

What a Study of 14,000 Businesses Reveals About How You Should Not Be Spending Your Time

  In an analysis of more than 14,000 businesses, a new study finds the most valuable companies take a contrarian approach to the boss doing…

Managing business relationships… and identifying “cowboys”

How do you avoid working with cowboys? It’s not always easy – most “cowboys” won’t be wearing Stetsons and riding a horse.   But there…

The Six Elements

Every business needs marketing resources. For some, a business card and a Facebook page may suffice. Others may need a whole suite of tools –…