“Don’t teach me, just tell me what to do.” When I first heard those words, I was training someone on the use of the Minfos stock control and point of sale system back in 1997. As they rolled out of the mouth of someone whom I thought was quite intelligent; I stopped dead in my tracks with horror.
Are you driving your business, or are you being driven by your business? By driven I mean, your typical day starts, you get up early, rush off to work, do a few hours of preparation, paperwork, do some marketing, pay some bills, move stock around, basically doing any day to day task.
So many times as a business owner, we hear everyone say, “You need to delegate this. You need to get somebody else to do it.” Why don’t we do that? Why are we so flawed that advice might as well be etched in stone, then set beneath the base of the pyramids? I think the […]
Now that cashflow boost has ended, some businesses may be facing a cashflow chasm. One of the little hacks I’d like to share is how to work out if you need additional funding over the coming months.