Strategic planning is critical to boosting business performance and productivity – requiring commitment and buy in from all your team to maximise its success. As a business strategist helping to increase the profitability and effectiveness of owner managed and family run businesses in Harrogate, Halifax, Huddersfield, and beyond – my key question to you is: […]

Being able to influence remote customers at the point of purchase decision used to be a marketer’s dream – today it is becoming a reality. With the growing popularity of mobile devices and app-savvy consumers, marketers are using these new developments to make their products even more available and increasingly talked about by customers. Quick […]

Are you a busy owner manager in a high stress environment working long hours, subsisting on coffee and junk food with the minimum of sleep? Are you planning to use the bank holiday weekend as an ideal opportunity to catch up while the office is quiet? Do you see this as the solution to keep […]

As the Olympic euphoria starts to abate and the countdown for the August 29 Paralympics gets underway, there are some valuable lessons that business leaders can harness from Team GB’s success and implement into their companies. 1. Invest Real Money Behind People and Technology Following their achievements at the Beijing Olympics, Team GB received a […]

Yoga has been around for thousands of years, and is still regarded as one of the best ways to keep mind, body and spirit in optimum health. Following these simple yoga practices can help to release tension from your body, reduce stress levels and bring your entire system into harmony. 1) Shoulder Rolls Our neck […]

In the same way that the gazelle is hailed for its ability to outmanoeuvre the cheetah by being more agile, as a business leader you can change your company into a nimble and responsive one which outperforms the bigger beasts in your industry. According to GE Capital’s SME Capex Barometer, the secret to making the […]