There is a growing trend in businesses to work fast. To work in short sprints. To get tasks over the line and stop them from lingering. The prevalent software development working-practices of ‘sprints’, ‘scrums’ and all things ‘agile’ are starting to spread across other industries. This is good. I think that there is a lot … Read moreWork Fast | Think Slow
The run up to Christmas always demonstrates how much we can get done when we have a deadline. It’s a bit like when we’re about to head off on holiday and we’re amazed about the amount of work that we can get done when we put our heads down and get to work. There’s nothing … Read moreThere’s Nothing Like a Deadline to Get the Job Done!
Sometimes you have a hunch that business isn’t going right. The cash in the bank is not building as it should. Customer numbers seem down. Yet you seem to be adding more staff. Something just doesn’t feel right….but your intuition usually is right…. At times like this, you just need to sit down and crunch … Read moreYou Just Need To Crunch The Numbers
Here’s our preferred current core ‘technology stack’ at work: Trello Trello is our core project management tool. It has become our central dashboard to running our business. We are power-users at our Firm so we track everything into and via Trello. All tasks are set up as cards and passed through the Kanban-style workflow process. … Read moreEssential Technology Work Tools (Nov 2018)
As I sit here and plan my week ahead, the list of tasks that I need to complete seems to get longer and longer. Week on week. We all seem to have ever-expanding “to-do lists”! So at times like these I think to myself: maybe I need to ask myself a better question… And I … Read moreSunday Thoughts: What Tasks Could You Take Away This Week?
Two things you must never delegate or hand over control in your business: Managing your bank payments to suppliers etc Sales and marketing activities The rest is all fair game to be delegated, outsourced or whatever you care to call it…
“The Quality of Your Life is Determined by the Quality of the Questions that You Ask Yourself” If this quote is true, it begs the question whether we have been digging deep and asking ourselves those powerful questions that might help shape our lives…? Here are a few to get you thinking: “Who” not “How”? … Read moreAre You Asking the Right Questions?
We are delighted to bring you this second episode of the Fast Growth Business podcast, this week we are pleased to welcome as our guest, Modwenna Rees-Mogg, founder of leading private investor news service, Angel News, amongst other entrepreneurial ventures including a new venture aimed at entrepreneurs called CrowdRating. This podcast is brought to you by … Read moreFGB002: Modwenna Rees-Mogg talks raising funding |Crowdfunding | CrowdRating