Week 21 #WOTD – Cup Week Round 2

Cup week is back again with the 2nd round, 64 teams entering and only 32 progressing to the next round… let’s see how they did. The highest scorer this week was Melrose Industries with 6.26% (gain in the week) knocking out Smith & Nephew who recorded a 1.22% loss. Next up was Entain knocking outContinue reading “Week 21 #WOTD – Cup Week Round 2”

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”

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”

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”

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”

Invest in the Future You Want

Did you know 30 of the FTSE100 have committed to net zero? Full Story This got me thinking about one of the investing principles of Rule Breaker Investing that your investment portfolio should reflect the future you want to see. So, whether you are investing in yourself, your business or in another business – areContinue reading “Invest in the Future You Want”

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?”

3 Quick Tips for Struggling Cash Flow

I once knew a business from the UK Who’s finances went into dismay Income was chased And payments delayed Until grants helped pave the way When finances are tight and you can see the light at the end of the tunnel but it’s going to take a little help getting there, have you checked offContinue reading “3 Quick Tips for Struggling Cash Flow”

Less is More

When running a business solely or with a small team, you can often find yourselves over busy, trying to tick all boxes, cover all bases and try all methods. This can be the same when trying new strategies and new investments. However, less maybe more when it comes down to getting results. This could beContinue reading “Less is More”