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Working On Your Business, Not In It | 7 Habits Of Successful Entrepreneurs

Why re-invent the wheel? Learn the habits and behaviours that successful female entrepreneurs develop to grow thriving, sustainable businesses. Working on your business rather than in it basically means being strategic and maintaining a top-down management level view. No matter what stage you’re at, start-up or fully established and enjoying year on year growth, maintaining […]

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When Co-Founders Become Co- Flounders? How Do You Help Resolve Bitter Shareholders Disputes?

Disputes between Co-Founders happen for many reasons:  if the business is failing and each is blaming the other.  if personnel, accounts, strategy or future direction can’t be agreed. if the business is succeeding and they’re fighting over the profits. if the Co-Founders have just grown apart or can’t stand working with each other. if retirement is […]

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Annus Horribilis

Annus Horribilis – it’s GDPR!

So we’re nearly halfway through the year, and already people are talking about what’s been good, and what’s been not so good. I’m British – so I’ll start with the weather.  It’s been cold and wet and had far too much snow.  We’ve had one week of sunshine which made everyone complain that it was […]

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What Difference Does Coaching Make?

This is the question that we are often asked. Coaching makes all the difference between mediocre performance and achievements and outstanding achievements. It is most evident in sports. Every Olympic athlete, every top-flight tennis player, every professional golf player uses a coach to fine tune their performance, identify bad habits and address every psychological and […]

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GDPR – Getting Your Business Compliant

GDPR What does this mean to you? What do you know about this? Will you be compliant by 25th May 2018? Firstly, did you know that GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation?  This was formally and finally approved by the EU Government on 14 April 2016.  As noted on the GDPR main website, this […]

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Positive Thinking Rather Than Wishful Thinking

An introduction to David Owen ~ Business Coaching I possess 20 years’ experience of managing Recruitment, Employee Relations and Remuneration functions in various large organisations. I have a particular expertise in conflict resolution, mediation, management of change, quality initiatives and employee relations. As a lecturer I have delivered broad experience of delivering professional (CIPD) and management […]

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Business Lasting Power of Attorney

A business Lasting Power of Attorney is a powerful legal document which allows a business owner (Donor) to appoint persons of their own choice (Attorneys) to look after their business affairs. It can be used if they lose capacity to manage their business affairs or simply no longer wish to make these decisions themselves. Any […]

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Continuous Learning

If you’re like me, September feels like the start of a new year. It’s the emotional print from my school days and as I contemplated going back to work after my holiday, it recalled the importance of new learning. As our world moves forward with new technologies, new products and services, the importance of new […]

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