What’s your number? What do you need to earn to be happy? What would you like to give to be happy? What’s your definition of success? Have a number – don’t be vague or live in a world of generalities; otherwise you might just become one. Be crystal clear on your number – it can guide … Read more10 ways to simplify your business
The space on the homescreen of your mobile phone is some of the most valuable real estate in the world – worth a cool £1bn to app developers! Here are the select few apps that have currently made it onto the homescreen of my Google Nexus 4 phone – they are, I suppose, my ‘£1bn … Read moreWhich apps have claimed your £1bn of mobile space?
I’ve been enjoying a good book by Google Adwords legend Perry Marshall on applying the 80/20 principle to sales and marketing: 80/20 Sales and Marketing Like Perry, I found that Richard Koch’s seminal book The 80/20 Principle: The Secret of Achieving More with Less had a huge impact on me and the way in which I … Read moreMaximising the impact of the 80/20 principle
We work together on the same figures – working in real-time. We can step in and advise early if something looks amiss or where there’s a potential planning opportunity. You know where you are in terms of business performance now. Today. This week. This Month. And so can act upon it. We can work at … Read more10 benefits of working with a cloud accountant
Although I’ve had few problems with the Tiger OS X operating system for my Apple Mac, there’ve been a few occasions recently where applications have not supported Tiger (e.g. Google Chrome, Evernote etc) – this is only going to get worse. So I thought I’d better make the move from Tiger to the latest Mac … Read moreHow to upgrade from Tiger direct to Snow Leopard
Plan your day but build in contingency time for last minute emergencies (they always happen!). Open email first thing in the morning and deal with emails that can be sorted within a few minutes. Then close it, ideally until lunchtime when you can revisit. Reopen at close of play. 3 focused email processing stints. Good … Read more10 tips for getting more stuff done
It is really important that you are listening to the comments being made online by your customers regarding your business products or services. Also to monitor industry trends and news – plus to keep an eye on your competitors. This allows you to be responsive to any complaints or erroneous information that may be published … Read moreHow to listen to your customers and competitors online using Google