News

Why Entrepreneurs need to get good at managing the unexpected

- January 14, 2020 3 MIN READ

Damage to confidence can be the beginning of the end for an entrepreneur. And nothing wreaks havoc like the unexpected. Entrepreneurs need confidence. Confidence, combined with skills, training and knowledge in their field, gives entrepreneurs the capacity to believe they can make a business successful, writes Alan Manly, author of The Unlikely Entrepreneur. When surprises… Read more »

Experts

4 red flags your small business needs help

- March 27, 2017 3 MIN READ

More than 60% of small businesses fail within the first three years of starting up. So, what are the four key red flags you need to be aware of to keep you on track and steering your business towards success? Not planning for taxes Plan ahead and don’t damage your credit rating and reputation. Small… Read more »

Growth

How to innovate through ‘failure’

- March 20, 2017 2 MIN READ

Failure isn’t very popular. It’s rarely admitted to and you seldom see it on social media, where everyone is a ‘winner‘. When it does happen on a grand scale, it tends to be celebrated by the media. When we were starting out, Emma and I were new entrants into the fast moving consumer goods sector in… Read more »