Category Archives: Coaching

The in-balance preventing women from accessing finance needs changing

The 2017 annual report for the Women’s Business Council celebrated what it described as making “significant ground in engaging with female entrepreneurs”. The WBC was first launched in 2012 to support women in the workplace, both employed and self-employed. The council report that there are roughly 1.2 million women led SME’s in the UK, contributing…
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Visions, missions, USPs, KSPs – they are not just empty words

At a first glance, your vision and mission statements may not seem a fit with the rest of the sales and marketing acronyms.  We all know that visions and missions are vital for you and your staff to get excited about leading to real buy-in to the business.   But the ethical and emotional stuff that…
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Old-fashioned management styles will not work anymore

If we stop criticizing millennials, we can instead simply accept that, like every new generation, they are simply different from the ones that have gone before. It then becomes obvious that they will also need different management styles to those of older age groups. We forget that different can be positive. In my previous article,…
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When the going gets tough, the tough gets going..

Contrary to popular belief, Ronan Keating was not responsible for this phrase.  Many believe it to have come from Joe Kennedy, father of  J.F.K,  or possibly, earlier still,  from a Norwegian-American  football coach,  Knute Rockne,  back in the late 1900’s.  It has since been used by many motivational speakers, as an easy to remember catch…
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