Category Archives: Jan’s Blog

Do your staff still use a phone?

Remember that old thing called a phone?  That was once such a centre for all things business?  Yes, I know.  It’s been downgraded.  We have internet sites where the bots can talk to our customers instead.   We have marketing departments whose targeting is so sharp that they would have us believe we can finally un-employ…
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Six Steps to Happiness

Most of us are lucky enough to no longer have to focus daily on simply surviving. As a result, we have had more time to ponder on those age-old questions of what life is about, why are we here and how we find happiness.  There is a growing belief that happiness as something we are…
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Understanding the value of your proposition

One of the biggest mistakes start-ups make is to be so focussed on their amazing idea or great product, they fail to stop and consider if their customers will find it just as desirable.  Or worse, their own conviction makes them dismiss this as inevitable.  Sadly, here is nothing inevitable about it.   Without creating a…
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Stress-busters !

  I spent a decade or more over-stressed, miserable and damaging my health.  I learned the hard way about the national epidemic of stress that exists in the UK, leading to physical and mental illness.  I was an idiot and ignored it, but then so do many small business owners.  If it isn't cash flow,…
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