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Predicting the future.

Posted: 10th July 2017

By: Victoria Reece-Heal

For small businesses to survive, grow and stay ahead of the competition involves knowing the unknown – predicting the future. Understanding where you want to be and how to get…

How to use Twitter for Business

Posted: 10th July 2017

By: Kim Gilmour

Many people tell me they feel that Twitter is overwhelming and yes, at times, I agree! Leave Twitter for a few hours and you’ve got 500 Tweets to scroll through…

Workplace Bias

Posted: 5th July 2017

By: Kay Heald

This may come as a shock – but did you know all workplaces are biased?  Within any group of people, there will be different degrees of concealed or unconscious bias, even…

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…

Money Makes the World Go Round

Posted: 27th March 2017

By: Corinne McLavy

Today’s blog is all about getting the money side of your business right.  I’ve been working on the Financials module of the new course and below are some of the…

Who is Your Customer?

Posted: 20th March 2017

By: Corinne McLavy

This week I’ve been working with several clients on getting to understand who their customer is.  It’s not enough to have a great product or service, you need to understand…

Planning to Fail or Planning to Succeed?

Posted: 19th March 2017

By: Victoria Reece-Heal

No matter what is going on in the  business world, what political changes are happening, the state of the economic climate or local challenges that arise, business need to plan…

Hitting your business bullseye

Posted: 10th March 2017

By: Victoria Reece-Heal

You need to know who your target market is in order to understand the best way to promote to those customers. You need to understand your customer in order to…