I’d be very surprised if you were not experiencing some degree of emotional fallout from the most difficult decisions demanded of you in beefing up your business culture to achieve better financial controls. Having accepted –  after much introspection and soul searching – the type of boss you need to become, your solitary path includes […]

If our previous posts on toughening up your business culture to ramp up your financial controls and make your business more lucrative have made you think, act and lead differently – then brace yourself for what could conceivably be the most painful challenge to date. Establishing whether you really have what it takes to make […]

Having signed up to toughening up your business culture to dramatically improve your financial controls and your company’s profitability and long term viability, you will be prepared for more tough decisions ahead. The decision to make this change was not taken lightly – and this is a journey from which there is no turning back. […]

Having established that the road to better financial controls lies in changing the business culture from a nurturing, family ambiance to a tough numbers-driven environment – it’s time to get into the driving seat. In my What if Forums comprising groups of owner managers and bosses of family run businesses – the need for making […]

Improving financial planning and controls is among the critical actions that business owners and senior managers can implement to turbo-charge their productivity and profitability – especially as weakening business confidence sparks concerns that the UK economy could be on the verge of contracting. In my vast experience as a business strategist and performance coach, making […]

As business owners and managers we’re all too aware of the importance of sustaining a healthy lifestyle and work / life balance to fuel our energy levels, increase our effectiveness and boost our bottom line. As business leaders, it’s vital that we not only encourage our employees to enjoy exercise and a balanced diet, but […]

Have you ever thought “You’re not the person I hired!”, when looking at members of your team?  In the video below, I would like to share some advice on hiring the right people for your business. Contact me below, e-mail me via richard.bosworth@whatifspecialist.com, go to @RichardWhatIf on Twitter, Richard Bosworth on LinkedIn or post on […]

By Dominic O’Sullivan January is traditionally boom time for gyms as many of us set ourselves New Year goals to lose weight and get fit.  However, as New Year’s resolutions are broken, thousands of us are wasting millions of pounds on gym memberships we simply don’t use. In these tough economic times it makes no […]