Monthly Archives: January 2013

Every Batman Needs a Good Robin

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It’s lonely being the business owner. Everyone looks to you for all the answers. You need to be some kind of superhero to keep everyone happy.

But even superheros had help. Maybe the help you need is a young Robin?

Attract talent

If you create a sense of aura around the workplace, you’ll attract young & enthusiastic people who want to work for you.

Out of this pool of talent… Continue reading →

Creating a Business Plan? Think Beyond the Numbers

think beyond the numbers

A business plan can appear a daunting prospect when you are seeking support or additional funding.

Don’t get hung up with the numbers – they shouldn’t appear in the business plan, but rather in the financial forecast.

The business plan is for you to tell your story in a structured way, the financial forecast is to tell the same story in numbers. Think beyond the numbers.

The business plan is… Continue reading →

6 Ways to Plug the Skills Gap

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As a small business owner, you have to be a jack of all trades but master of none. You have to deal with most of the issues that larger businesses face but without the range of staff to delegate to. True your volumes may be lower but the risks you face are undoubtedly a lot higher.

The temptation may be to employ more staff to help out. However are you… Continue reading →