The one thing you DON’T want in your firm

The one thing you DON’T want in your firm

How to avoid a disaster on your bottom line.  February was my worst month EVER. How can you learn from it and why you shouldn’t say “it will never happen to me” It could be even worse for you! In three out of five small businesses I visit the same thing could...
5 ideas to use risk to improve your business

5 ideas to use risk to improve your business

Why climbing Machu Picchu made me think about risks. Many business owners don’t think enough about business risk. Considering risk in a simple, systematic way can help to improve your business. Walking the Inca trail. I was recently climbing the Inca trail in Peru....

It could go horribly wrong; what’s your plan?

Shop shut, office closed, customers can’t access your service? Think now, or lose out. In the last two days I have seen several small shops shut – with customers outside; yesterday a meeting had to be cut short because people couldn’t get there and one person...
How a cockroach could save your firm

How a cockroach could save your firm

Learn the interesting link between business risk and cockroaches, help your business. On reading an article in The Times, I saw that a new synthetic heart is being tested for humans. The cockroach came into this world before humans and will survive beyond us. The...