Saplings Taking Root I love the buzz of young businesses. They have the energy and drive to grow but there is one obstacle - Perception. For some reason, bigger businesses and public bodies regard young business as a risk. Ok, we know fledglings can be fragile, but not if they are structurally sound. Why would…Read more
Dark Arts of Tendering … Do they REALLY Exist?
Ok, most folk glaze over when the subject of tendering comes up at the dinner table. Some even start twitching. Its not something that people readily enjoy and I've only ever met a handful of people that really enjoys it..... and yes, I'm in that small, but happy band! Just before Christmas, I completed a monster-sized…Read more
The Power of Mastermind
In the Beginning.... After my session with Alpha this week, I'm left with a feeling that Napoleon Hill has left a legacy, if only he realised how much. When I set up in business, I had a clear idea of the service I was going to provide. It was simple, clear and eminently achievable. In…Read more
Planning Targets: How Bold do you go?
Quandryd Picture the scene: I'd just joined an Alpha Group in Cardiff (I'd considered them expensive), and attended my first meeting as a member. We were going through a workshop on motivating staff to bring growth. The exercise called on me to pin my target to the mast and project what my turn over will…Read more