15th July 2014

Would you like to know what the five most persuasive words are?

Because whether you are writing some free copy, creating a new advert or simply in a sales meeting, knowing, understanding and using these key words at […]
17th June 2014

Hustle – Successful Mindset tip number 7

Successful Mindset Tip number 7 There are many aspects to a successful mindset in business. Hustling is something that I see in great business owners. It […]
27th February 2014

10 key ingredients that UNSUCCESSFUL people have

Yep – UNSUCCESSFUL – Here are just some of the things I see in people who struggle to succeed. I am often seen doing talks and seminars on key ingredients of successful people. Here are a few key ingredients to avoid at all costs. We can all probably associate ourselves with some of these, but I guess the question is how much and how many of these ingredients do you have. It may just be the answer you were looking for.
16th January 2014

What makes a great decision maker?

We all have to make decisions.. Often all day long. Sometimes we make good ones, sometimes not so good!. Making decisions can be extremely difficult, tiring and stressful.
28th January 2013

It’s Not All About You! – Cause and Content Marketing

Do you support a cause within your business? Having a cause within your business is not only good for the soul but is a powerful marketing tool. Your business does not have to be huge to make a difference to others. And we don’t just mean your clients and your stakeholders. If you have a passion or a cause that you follow, you can integrate it into your marketing and give it a voice.
30th November 2012

7 Great Reasons why you should Blog for Business!

Blogging is often seen by business owners as one of those “should do’s” that they just can’t seem to get round to. Does that sound like you? Are you too busy? Does something more important (in)conveniently pop up just when you sit down to do it? Do you wonder who is going to read it? Do you wonder why you’re doing it?
22nd June 2012

Business Start-up Tips and Advice

I am often asked by other coaches & business "start-ups" What are my top tips to be successful as a business owner? Then earlier this week I was approached by a lady who was just starting out on her journey to help others as a life coach. She wanted to know what were my top five tips for a business start up as a life coach. I sent her an email response and thought to myself I get asked these questions a lot, so thought it might be useful if I was to share the email with you here.
21st May 2012

7 GREAT affirmations to secure an AWESOME week

Monday Make peace with the past so it doesn’t spoil the present. Tuesday What others think is none of my business!!!
26th April 2012

Improving the odds with a Business Coach

Did you know that statistically your chances of survival in business beyond five years are about the same as the flip of a coin!?! According to recent statistics published by the Small Business Administration (SBA), seven out of ten business startups will survive at least two years but only 51 percent will survive beyond five years. This is a far cry from the previous long-held belief that 50 percent of businesses fail in the first year and 95 percent fail within five years.
24th February 2012

Tips to Design a Killer Business Card

Never underestimate the power of the business card and what it can do for you. It portrays the personality and image of your company and can be the difference between success and failure. Here are my top ten tips for business card design. 1. Be memorable! Professionals and consumers see numerous business cards during their travels so make your card a memorable one.
13th February 2012

You DON'T want your customer to be simply satisfied!

When you deliver your product or service to the customers expectations they will be satisfied, no more, no less. They will simply go away having received the goods or service to the expected standards and basically say nothing.
20th September 2010

The Business Club Launches on 6th October.

Portsmouth Football Club & The Directory Group are proud to announce the launch of The Business Club. I am delighted to announce that I will be supporting and chairing this fantastic iniative for local business on a monthly basis.
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