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THOUGHTS AND TIDINGS

Our story so far

Posted by steve on 01/05/2014

After five years in business we’ve stepped back and taken a look at who we’ve worked with and how.

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Mashup! A book for some people

Posted by steve on 10/06/2013

I recently read Mashup! How to Use Your Multiple Skills to Give You an Edge, Make Money and Be Happier.  This is what I thought of it … This is a book for some people.  People who are living on their wits.  People with plural… Read more…

Don’t plan, punt

Posted by steve on 17/05/2013

John Kay put it very well in his excellent book, Obliquity: ‘problem solving relies on constant experimentation because human nature and general circumstances are constantly changing’.  So, is business planning a waste of time?  Is it better to just try stuff and see what works?… Read more…

Service business machine part 3 – the importance of predictability

Posted by steve on 10/04/2013

People running businesses often ask us how they can build a more profitable business so they can sell it for enough money to retire on.  Implicit in their question is: more profit equals a more valuable business.  To a point this equation works, but it’s… Read more…

Service business machine part 2 – turning income into profit

Posted by steve on 10/04/2013

When we start a business we often dream of milestones we’d like to reach.  It’s surprising how often those milestones are income figures.  How often have you heard “I want to be turning-over £1m in five years”? Whilst its tempting to bask in the glory… Read more…

F-Words

We help entrepreneurs, and we learn from them too. Together we’re creating a book to share the tips and tricks only a seasoned entrepreneur knows.

We’re doing it one word at a time…

  • F-word Figures
  • F-word Felicitations
  • F-word - Fire in your belly
  • F-word - Fail quickly
  • F-word Fight
  • F-word Flexibility
  • F-word Flow
  • F-word Foremost
  • F-word Faith
  • F-Word Find Out
  • F-Word Function
  • F-Word Fair Price
  • F-word Farm and Hunt
  • F-Word Focus
  • F-Word Freedom