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Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity, and cash is reality

You’ve probably heard that phrase before.  Well, I’m here to tell you that it is fatally flawed. It is easy to boost turnover – Just do a few deals with a few customers willing to snap up a discount.  Salespeople … Continue reading

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Kickstarter – Web 2.0 meets old school venture capital

Ever since the new Apple Nano was launch there has been talk of wearing it as a watch.  As a fan I was very intrigued when a post on TUAW caught my eye – iPod nano watch kits nab almost … Continue reading

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Start ups and hot air balloons

Following on from my last entry, I’ve been giving more thought to how easy it can be for someone starting a new venture to feel overwhelmed by what needs to happen to get the business to take off.  Well, try … Continue reading

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So what comes first?

Over the last few months I’ve been coaching the owner of a start-up business who has felt overwhelmed my what she percieved to be a long list of admin that she needed to do before she could get the business … Continue reading

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So what is so special about SMEs?

So what are SMEs? An SME is a ‘Small to Medium Enterprise’. More specifically, small enterprises are those that employ less than 50 people and medium enterprises are those that employ between 50 and 250. So, compared with all the … Continue reading

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