Time to Take a Month Off

If you’re planning to sell your business, maybe it’s time to take a month off. Seems counter productive? Stepping away from the day to day running of the business will show you how much your business still needs your input, and if it heavily relies on your input then potential buyers of your business willContinue reading “Time to Take a Month Off”

Week 16 #WOTD – Can’t Score, Won’t Score

Bit of a change this week with 16 companies failing to score growth compared to 2 last week! AstraZeneca (AZN) pulled in the biggest gain at 3.2% thanks to the US clearing their proposed acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals at the end of last week. Full Story This is a big step forward in their growthContinue reading “Week 16 #WOTD – Can’t Score, Won’t Score”

Public Accountability

Do you need some public accountability? Setting big goals requires big accountability, especially if they are long term goals. Boris Johnson just announced the UK’s improved carbon emissions reduction – down 78% by 2035 – and the common question back is how does the UK plan to tackle this? Full Story The plans may notContinue reading “Public Accountability”

Week 15 #WOTD – Rio Celebrates

The bottom 5 are unchanged, however London Stock Exchange are trying their best to get off the bottom scoring a 4.7% gain this week, the 3rd highest for the league. The biggest scorer this week though was Rio Tinto (Ticker: RIO), with 6.6%, thanks to rising copper prices and their Lithium inspired greener future. FullContinue reading “Week 15 #WOTD – Rio Celebrates”

80/20 in Practice – Starter for 10

Have you heard of the 80/20 rule – Pareto’s Principle? Essentially, 80% of the benefits/consequences/results come from 20% of the input/causes/effort. But what does this mean in practice? In fitness, 80% of the benefits come from the last 20% of the workout In management, 80% of the results can come from 20% of your leadershipContinue reading “80/20 in Practice – Starter for 10”

Week 14 #WOTD – Transfer News Pushes Anglo

Everyone (apart from Royal Dutch Shell A (RDSa) who were only down 0.6%) had a positive week thanks in part to a weaker pound helping exporters. Full Story The biggest move came from Anglo American (AAL), who 2 weeks ago were closing the gap and 4th in the league and are now sitting pretty atContinue reading “Week 14 #WOTD – Transfer News Pushes Anglo”

The 185K Tesla Challenge

Tesla is back on the up after reporting a good quarter of production and deliveries, with almost 185,000 deliveries made! Full Story 185,000 units delivered of any product is an impressive amount, especially within 3 months. So with my business gamification hat on, my challenge for all the entrepreneurs out there is to set aContinue reading “The 185K Tesla Challenge”

Week 13 #WOTD – 4 Day Bender Helps Diageo

This week is a shorter week due to Good Friday and some CEOs will be having a very good Friday after the weeks gains. It was a big week for the league leader Glencore (ticker GLEN) extending their lead with a 7.4% gain for the week bringing them close to a quarter up for theContinue reading “Week 13 #WOTD – 4 Day Bender Helps Diageo”

First Quarter Down

31 March is here and the first quarter of 2021 is complete so its time to review your position and check yourself. So, why is it good to set quarterly targets? 3 month goals work better than annual goals with last minute pushes to hit targets occurring 4 times a year rather than one! (checkContinue reading “First Quarter Down”

Who should you hire first?

So you’ve come to the conclusion that there is far too much work for just yourself and you need some help. Your to do list is getting longer and you’re finding yourself doing tasks you’d rather not do (as you don’t like it, are not good at it or your times better spent elsewhere). WhoContinue reading “Who should you hire first?”