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Who am I today? Juggling your Roles as a Solopreneur

Posted: 4th September 2017

By: Sandra Garlick

When you first start your business it’s with a burst of enthusiasm and euphoria that you’ve finally made it. You no longer have to conform to any structure or rules…

What Does Success Look Like For You?

Posted: 30th August 2017

By: Holly Hinton

Social media is saturated with images of ‘successful’ people and it is all too easy to feel that you’re not successful unless you too have photos of your latest world…

COPYING, COMPETITION OR A COMPLIMENT?

Posted: 29th August 2017

By: Sandra Garlick

What do you do when someone blatantly copies what you are doing? Your initial reaction may be to go in all guns blazing but what are you going to achieve?…

CUSTOMER LOYALTY: HOW DO YOU RETAIN YOUR CUSTOMERS?

Posted: 7th August 2017

By: Sandra Garlick

There are various reasons that a person or business remains loyal to a particular brand, however traditional loyalty is often forgotten, over price. Many independent retailers have gone out of…

Who is Your Target Customer?

Posted: 24th July 2017

By: Sandra Garlick

I frequently work with business owners who say they want to reach their target customer.  But who is your target customer? So often I have attended networking groups and hear…

Quick Divorce? Why you should consider Collaborative Family Procedure

Posted: 10th July 2017

By: Helen Jackson

Clients often tell us that they want to get divorced as quickly as possible, but with the best will in the world, the experience of many couples is that it…

Do you diminish your value when you discount your products and services?

Posted: 10th July 2017

By: Sandra Garlick

So often I see companies offering “Free Stuff“, “Special Offer“, “Cheapest” when advertising products and services. Having a special offer or promotion is great, but when you start a business…

What is a business mentor?

Posted: 5th June 2017

By: Sandra Garlick

When I started out in business I was fortunate enough to have a business mentor.  However, this was only for the first 3 months as I believed that I had…

Distortions, Deletions and Generalisations

Posted: 30th May 2017

By: Tracey Nixon

Distortions, Deletions and Generalisations – What do you say, without thinking that could be causing your own stress, low mood, depression and anxiety? In only a couple of days last…

” I Quit! The true cost of losing a staff member

Posted: 17th May 2017

By: Clara Wilcox

The cost of replacing staff is more than the cost of an advert. When you factor in YOUR time, the loss of productivity and the cost of actually recruiting, you…