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Life Happens – The Importance of Cash Flow in Keeping Your Business Running through Troubled Times

Life Happens – The Importance of Cash Flow in Keeping Your Business Running through Troubled Times

We’ve all had it – those times when ‘Life’ gets in the way of running your business. Yet, paradoxically, it’s often in these times when your business seems to need you the most. So, how to you ensure you can focus on things outside the business and keep the company...
How an Unretirement Policy will Improve Your Business

How an Unretirement Policy will Improve Your Business

Last week I wrote about how an Unretirement policy – enabling older workers who would previously have been expected to retire – can be a significant driver in overcoming the skills shortage. This clearly struck a chord with many people, judging by the number of ‘hits’...
“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time’ is to say ‘I don’t want to do.’ ” – Lao Tzu

“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time’ is to say ‘I don’t want to do.’ ” – Lao Tzu

An interesting point from the Chinese philosopher, Lao Tzu, who lived some 2500 years ago. And in these comparatively rushed times, something to really think about – is it really  a case of “I don’t have time”?. All the promises of technology...
“No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.” – Andrew Carnegie

“No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.” – Andrew Carnegie

I’ve written before about the importance of delegating and accountability, but Andrew Carnegie really sums it up with his quote about the need to not try to do it all, nor take all the credit. Carnegie came from poverty in Scotland, moved to America as a young boy...