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Financing Growth – the easy way

Saturday, 1st November 2014

Is there such a thing as “Financing Growth – the easy way”? The term “easy way” highlights some important questions: 

  • To what extent does your ambition for the business require finance?
  • What amount and source of finance best meets your growth aspirations?
  • How do you make your business attractive for potential funders?
  • And, once the funding is in place how do you capitalise on the ‘personality’ that comes attached?

Ideally the easy way means creating a simple and practical process that allows businesses to answer these questions for themselves.

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Private companies performing well: is it time to embrace into a growth mindset?

Friday, 7th November 2014

Very few people question the important role that private companies play in contributing to the health and well-being of the nation. These businesses are responsible for more than 50% of GDP and 65% of new job creation so when they’re in good shape the nation is in good shape. The last 6 years have not been kind to small business but just maybe, things are getting better.

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Think Differently – don’t neglect your Brand

Wednesday, 13th February 2013

The following text is extracted from a Steve Jobs presentation he gave in 1997 but which is just as relevant today as it was then. To my mind it brings sharply into focus the marketing strategy necessary in today’s climate. I do not apologise for the unusual length of this blog, it is entirely necessary to enable the reader to really appreciate the message being communicated and to provoke your own thinking on how to be different.

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An Engaging Vision will engage your Stakeholders

Thursday, 23rd August 2012

In my experience I have found that there is generally only sporadic business support available out in the market place but nothing specifically for entrepreneurs to really help guide them to identify those factors that bring sustainable success. 

One of my “passions” is to look at how successful people maintain business growth steadily and what drives that long term success. Identifying and maintaining those themes that drive ambition and how the impact of “holding yourself to account” will help drive business success are vital elements.

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