Hi guys, you might have seen on my social media pages that I’ve now launched #AskMeOnMonday. I’m really excited as this is my first foray into video, and I get to connect with you all face to face and at the same time hopefully give you useful advice that you can apply to your business.
I’m feeling rather ashamed by the length of time since I published my last post – it’s been almost three months! – however at least I made it back here. During this time, I’ve been lucky enough to win some new clients and do some interesting work, which triggered an idea to write an article about the most common mistakes I’ve seen startups and small businesses make.Continue reading
Albert Einstein said “Once you stop learning, you start dying”. I believe this is just as true, perhaps even more so, in business as it is in life. Find me a business owner who knows it all, and I’ll show you a business that will soon fall behind the pack and then fail. Someone else said “If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.”Continue reading
Make me present to a room full of executives and I’m OK. But give me a team to manage and I want to run a mile in the other direction. Well, that’s how I used to feel. Despite being a “people person”, managing staff was a really scary part of my early career. And it’s no wonder. The pressure on a manager can be immense.Continue reading
I never did any exercise until I hired a personal trainer. BK (or “Before Karen” – that’s my trainer), I deluded myself into thinking that my health was under control and that I didn’t need to watch what I ate or do any exercise. AK (“After Karen”), it all changed.Continue reading