We’re now through Q1 2021 – the Brexit transition period is well and truly over and we’re starting to actually see the Brexit impact on business. Now, you’re saying “hold up” – this is nothing to do with leaving corporate… and you’re correct in that. But here’s the thing – I’m about to reveal my true self, who has a lot of say on both Product Costing and the Import / Export challenges of Brexit!… Read More »Brexit Impact on Business – A Costing View
Do you sometimes struggle to figure out if you’re making the right decision for your business, or even to make a decision at all? Fear not, you may be suffering from data overload and we can help! Not everyone is naturally analytic or data-driven, but an understanding of data analysis for small business can help make the numbers speak to you – rather than you just feel like you’re drowning in them. You are not… Read More »How to Conquer Data Analysis for Small Business
After I posted my Ultimate Guide to Setting up a home office checklist, my Pinterest account just exploded! Now, as I know a good chunk of the population prefers to digest their information in the visual format, I thought I’d give you a sneak peek video tour of my current work from home office setup so that you can see the home office setup checklist in action! Now, if you want to know what all… Read More »Free Tour, Steal my Fabulous Work from Home Office Setup
Personally, I love working remotely, if I didn’t I wouldn’t have decided to quit my job and explore it full time! However, there are a lot of things that you should consider when setting up your home or remote office, some of them are just common sense, but others can be easy to overlook in all the excitement. Having moved office a lot in the 9 to 5 world I created a checklist to get… Read More »Ultimate Setting up a Home Office Checklist
It is often suggested that type A entrepreneurs have a number of advantages in the business setup arena. However, type A personality traits that convey these advantages can also be the same ones that lead to self-sabotage if they aren’t appropriately acknowledged and managed. One of the key overlooked skills for a type A entrepreneur is the ability to turn off your mind and dull the achievement motivation to allow for necessary recovery. Briefly, what… Read More »Type A Entrepreneur? Learn how to Leverage the Advantages
So, it seems like all you hear about is choosing a niche, but you are probably wondering what is a niche business? Well, you’re in luck, because today’s video is all about defining your startup’s resources and how they can lead to your niche. If you prefer a refresher on resources in the written form, and why knowing what your business’s resources are is a key to your startup strategy, check out my guide to… Read More »What is a Niche Business and Why Choose one?
So, you may have heard of the resource-based view (RBV), resource-based model or resource-based theory and wonder if it can help you with your startup strategy. Well, you’re in luck, because as it’s one of the models studied in detail in business strategy courses so I’ve had a few encounters with it in the past. As part of my start-up exploration, I really had to look at my business strategy in light of what I’d… Read More »3 Reasons Why I Value Resource-Based View Examples
Whether it’s first blog post ideas, or you’re tackling your hundredth or thousandth post we are all looking to get better at the post writing process (or at least I am, so I assume you are too). The hardest bit of all content creation process is the planning. So to help out with that, I decided to dive right into a set of writing blog tips and break down my planning strategies into 4 simple… Read More »Writing Blog Tips – 4 Steps to Planning in Detail