Category Archives: Growing a business

Books for Business Owners

I’ve worked with books and around books, and with authors, and helped to shape, publish, and sell a number of great books over the last 10 years. It’s been a privilege to do this – as I believe strongly that … Continue reading

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Creating a Super Team

For the last three years I’ve been in the special position of working as an executive coach to a CEO who heads up a very special software development company.   It’s a role that’s now grown to include management of the … Continue reading

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How a Business Coach Helps

I saw a post on Facebook this week where cliches that business coaches have become infamous for were being aired…  ‘If I hear one more coach say… ‘ was the lead in, and then everyone piped up with things like: … Continue reading

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Marketing Strategy

I keep on coming back to the same old thing – you have to get back to basics and get those right.   So as many readers will know by now, I moved Countries last year from New Zealand to … Continue reading

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How to get More Engagement in Company Meetings

Where were you just now…  Did your mind wander off…  Do you even know where it ended up? When we have regular meetings that don’t necessarily involve us personally, and therefore don’t require our undivided attention it’s easy to find … Continue reading

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10 Ways Managers Sabotage Their Company’s Success

In all the years I’ve been coaching and consulting to SME’s I’ve always been aware of the frustration that managers have with their staff, and also how disgruntled employees can get with management.  But lately I’ve come across a number … Continue reading

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Business Values – the new buzzword?

I’ve been working with Business Values for about 10  few years now, and increasingly I’m seeing amazing results from companies who recognise the need to put their values at the front of their ‘rule book’ for decision making, marketing, recruitment … Continue reading

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The power of having a great mentor

Later today I’ll be meeting my mentor – one of 3 I have – for a catch up and chat about what I’m doing in my business.    He’s a trained coach and highly skilled at working with entrepreneurs, and … Continue reading

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