Category Archives: small business

The beauty of doing nothing

Burnout

When I think back to being a kid it was really easy to sit around and do nothing; not a care in the world, in fact I’d never even heard the word “stress”. I can remember days, back when I … Continue reading

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Same thing cheaper….

Same thing cheaper!

If you’re in business then you will have had this conversation with a client at some point during your time. That said, you may well of had this conversation with a supplier at some point but when is the same thing … Continue reading

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Low hanging fruit

Customer Loyalty

I was listening to the radio this morning when I heard an advert come over the radio, the type that you hear all the time. The type that we are bombarded with every day through the press, radio, TV, Internet, social … Continue reading

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Guide to stratospheric success

Success

Confession time; the title of this post was a bit of a white lie…….sorry. But please bear with me…… First thing to get out of the way is that this post is also not about the Go-Giver which is an amazing … Continue reading

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Living for the weekend

Burnout

One of the things that we like to do at work with our clients is to have periodic business reviews. For some clients this is quarterly while for others it is done every 6 months. The idea behind this is … Continue reading

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My names Rob and I’m mental

Lonliness

“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Feels a little like the cliché alcoholics anonymous meeting, “My names Rob and I’m … Continue reading

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RIP SBS! All hail the cloud

As many of you will have heard by now, Microsoft announced late last week the end of Microsoft Small Business server as we know it. In the most recent version they introduced Small Business Server Essentials which was Pre-licenses with … Continue reading

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Good days and bad days

Ok, so the title does sound a little doom and gloom but it wasn’t really meant to be that way. In another 5 months the business will be 9 years old. When I started the business, like many other business … Continue reading

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Communication is key

There is a famous saying by Stephen Hawking, which was quoted in the Pink Floyd song ‘Keep talking’, which goes All we need to do is make sure we keep talking. In business and in life communication is the key to … Continue reading

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Good service

I, like many of the people that I associate with, strive to deliver good service to our clients. Indeed my basic hiring criteria when taking staff on is they must have the right attitude and personality, everything else can be … Continue reading

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