The importance of perseverance for new businesses

Starting a business is full of highs and some lows. Getting your first client or making your first sale is the best feeling ever. But success isn’t instant and sometimes the path to progress is rocky. The key thing is not to give up. One of the most valuable components in a small business owner’s […]

5 ways to make your business more resilient

When you run a small business there are usually more ups than downs. It’s extremely rewarding when you reach milestones and achieve your goals. But it can be tough being a small business owner, and at times you have to deal with real challenges that have the potential to severely disrupt operations. It’s not all […]

Why planning is so important for small businesses

Business Planning and Decision Making

Let’s face it, by February most of us have given up on our New Year’s Resolutions. A huge round of applause if you managed to complete Dry January or Veganuary with things as they are at the moment!  That said, if we’ve found resolutions a bit much this year, we shouldn’t give up on the […]

Time is money for small business owners

Time is Money for Small Business Owners

Time is precious. At the end of October, we gained an hour when the clocks went back. However, it’s more usual that time is not on our side. We are always trying to beat the clock, whether it’s getting the kids to finish their homework or just completing those everyday must-do tasks. Time escapes us. […]