Are you jaded from January’s tax returns?

Are you jaded from January’s tax returns?

Reading Time: 4 minutes | There’s a collective sigh of relief shooting around at the moment, have you noticed it too? Accountants across the land are going “phew, it’s over”, as they think about their “escape from hell”. They spent the first few days of February hiding and are now...
Social networking, coca cola and your firm.

Social networking, coca cola and your firm.

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Christmas must be approaching as the Coca-Cola lorry is appearing in my Facebook feed. WAIT, what about TV? No, I see more people sharing it on Facebook than I see it being paid for on TV!  Why are big companies showing us things that have little to do with their...
When the shiny baubles are gone, it’s just needles

When the shiny baubles are gone, it’s just needles

Reading Time: 3 minutes | It’s OK, this is not a fed of Christmas and venting blog, but there is something in it! What makes a team awayday worthwhile? OK, you may call it a / team strategy day,  energiser, or anything else you want. And of course, as it’s approaching Christmas and you might...
It’s time to plant a tree

It’s time to plant a tree

Reading Time: 2 minutes | OK, it’s Christmas and  you might plant a Christmas tree, then you could decorate it again and again, saving time, money and the planet. No, actually I mean it’s time to plant a metaphorical tree.  How many times have you said to yourself in the last few months, “I...
Achieving your goals

Achieving your goals

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Are you on track to achieving your goals, a month or so in from setting them?  Perhaps you have given up on new year resolutions before now? I thought about goals a lot while on holiday recently: OK, I have a thing about goals. They’re not the magical solution many...
Giving yourself a proper chance

Giving yourself a proper chance

Reading Time: 3 minutes | This year you promised yourself you would grow your firm, then achieve the stability you wanted; but a few weeks in and you’re struggling with all the things you said you’d do (let alone keep up with this month’s workload)? It sounds like another problem with new year...