Business Plan: A quick guide

Business Plans - A guidebook for your business

If you want to do well in business it’s helpful to have a written business plan. Having goals is a good start, but it’s your business plan that creates a guidebook for how you’ll achieve them. A plan gives clear direction, a focus for work and milestones so you can check on progress. By contrast, […]

Goals. A quick Tip

Weekly Business Tip - Goals

What are your goals? Do you have them written down, and are you working towards them? There’s a lot to keep you busy in your business, just with day-to-day activities such as serving customers, managing staff and doing paperwork. Being a business owner isn’t about keeping busy to fill the time. You want to achieve […]

Goals for a healthy business

Well, here we are in 2013! What do you want to be saying about the year on 31st December? Where you get to in the 365 days ahead will depend to  a large degree on your goals. So that’s where we’ll kick off the year. Goals can be tricky things, simple in theory but it’s […]

How to rediscover your passion for business

How has the last year turned out for you? 2013 is just around the corner, so here’s our last post for the year. Some practical reflection on 2012, and a bit of a shove to get 2013 going! As you reflect on the year that’s gone, hopefully there were some successes and moments of excitement […]

The art of goal setting

Is goal setting an art or a science? Sometimes it really seems more of an art, and if you want to increase your chance of achieving your dreams, it pays to master the art of setting goals. A good goal can inspire, motivate, and create energy. It encourages us to progress towards it and helps […]

Financial goals for your new franchise

People go into business to make money. It’s not the only thing that matters but it is very important.  We need enough to live comfortably and we want to be financially secure. It’s important to be clear about your financial expectations before you become a franchise owner. Knowing this will help you make an informed […]