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10 Top Tips to Survive and Thrive – by Andrew B Morris

Cash is king. Preserve it and use it wisely. A simple method is to measure weekly or monthly cash in and cash out of your business. Make sure your invoicing and cash collection is working effectively. Supplier management Reduce stock, improve supply lines, review all your Direct debits, check that you are getting three quotes […]

The Importance of Being Entrepreneurial by Brian Chernett

This week, from 15th November until 21st November it is Global Entrepreneurship Week and we need entrepreneurs more than ever. Back in July, I wrote about the need, “we are in the process of emerging from a global recession that has seen high levels of public spending around the developed world. In the UK, and […]

Events for Entrepreneurs by Brian Chernett

My theme this week in our blogs has been ‘entrepreneurship’ and with this in mind we have three conferences coming up which support our passion for leadership development, supporting the entrepreneur and championing the growth of the SME sector. When? Wednesday 8th September 2010 Where? Old Billingsgate, London What? Fresh Business Thinking LIVE! Running a […]

It’s Time to Go for Growth by Brian Chernett

22nd June saw the Chancellor George Osborne present the Emergency Budget to a packed House.  There were some encouraging words for business within the necessary measures to regain fiscal control over the economy. The Chancellor stated “I have always believed that growth must come from the private sector”.  As I have been saying here for […]

The key to profitable growth in good times and bad by Gordon Bromley

Countless Academy for Chief Executives (ACE) groups and members have lavished praise upon Roger Harrop over the last few years and Gordon Bromley’s Surrey CEO Forum Group proved no exception recently when Roger presented his workshop “Staying in the Helicopter®- the key to profitable growth in good times and bad“. Roger of course is a […]

Don't Start a Business in the Recession… Not!

If position, position and position is vital in identifying and enhancing the value of an asset in the property market then cash, cash and cash remains paramount in any business but never more so than in a new venture in these cash strapped times. Starting a business in a recession may not be your first […]

How to Model High Growth Organisations

Academy Group 23, chief executive mentoring and experiential learning group (with members from the North East of England) recently heard expert speaker Andy Todd (see Andy’s website at ), from Commercial Catalyst, specialists in advising and helping organisations achieve ‘high growth’. Academy members learnt what the key characteristics of high growth organisations are and […]

Generating Referrals for Your Business

Academy Group 32, chief executive mentoring and experiential learning group (with members from the East Midlands area) recently heard Rob Brown give a very practical insight into how to implement and extract real value from a structured referral system. Any company that could use extra business generated from referrals should come to one of Rob’s […]