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Bounce: The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice

Date: Fri, 24th Oct 2014
Posted by: Thomas | Tagged: thomas' blog, business plans, business performance, mentoring service, financial advisor, management accounts, strategic planning

Bounce is a book published in 2011 that, in a nutshell, about what makes the most successful sports stars so successful.

Matthew Syed has competed at the Olympic Games twice, and won the Men's Single Championship at the Commonwealth Games three times at Table Tennis. In Bounce, he sets a scene during his childhood, where a small group of children his age all managed to climb to an elite level, and they all came from the same area.

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A problem shared

Date: Tue, 4th Feb 2014
Posted by: Jan | Tagged: jan's blog, mentoring service, business plans,

Itís lonely at the top.

Youíre expected to know all the answers and make the best decisions for your team. You know ultimately, the buck stops with you.

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Help Iím running out of cash! How 2 things can help you cope with your worst business nightmares

Date: Tue, 21st Jan 2014
Posted by: Jan | Tagged: jan's blog, business performance, KPIs, forecasts

A client rang me a couple of weeks ago and said ďI persistently seem to have no money, I need your help. Sales are up but Iíve got no money!Ē

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The Magnificent 7 Questions to Keeping Control of your Personal Finances

Date: Tue, 14th Jan 2014
Posted by: Jan | Tagged: jan's blog, personal finances

All of us check a mirror every day Ė some of us more frequently than others, to check if we are looking at our best.

Many of us will keep an eye on our weight, visiting the weighing scales Ė often with anticipated dread.

Few of us however, keep a regular eye on our personal finances Ė our financial well-being and standing.

There are seven critical things you need to be checking, if not every day, then at least several times a year.

Hereís our key areas I recommend you should be watching out for.

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Do you want to raise some finance? Why make it harder for yourself?

Date: Thu, 5th Dec 2013
Posted by: Jan | Tagged: jan's blog, raise finance, business plans, business forecasts, cashflow forecasts

The ABC step guide to raising finance

Are you wanting to raise finance?

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The loneliness of the long distance Managing Director

Date: Thu, 5th Dec 2013
Posted by: Jan | Tagged: jan's blog, mentoring service, financial advisor

Itís not only tough at the top - but can also be a lonely place as well.

If youíre running a business thereís often no one to talk with, share your problems as a peer, at an equal level, nor to tell you how good youíre doing.

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