Forecasts are overrated. To do an accurate one takes a lot of time. You surely have enough knowledge of the business to adopt the “that’ll do” principle and knock it up in… Continue reading →
Forget the grades. It’s a formulaic approach recruiters take with large companies. Surely for your small company you should find a graduate fitting your culture?
Smaller owner managed businesses have a unique culture. This is heavily influenced by you, the owner. It is an extension of the way you like to work, your skills & experience and your interests.
Your staff have moulded they way they operate to fit within… Continue reading →
Small businesses are quick on their feet and can make decisions small and regular. It’s a big advantage you hold over larger organisations who have long drawn out decision making processes.
What may take them weeks to act on, can be done immediately by a smaller company.
Taking big decisions adds risk, slows down activity and reduces flexibility. Save it until you’re larger.
This may sound like I’m a bit… Continue reading →
ReWork by Jason Fried is all about modern business practices. How to work smarter with less. How to get more from your people.
I knew I’d like the book and I wasn’t disappointed.
It is very easy to read, divided into small sections each… Continue reading →