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[ 26 Jun 2017 | No Comment ]

We live in a world of stories. And storytelling can help us explain our business and make it resonate with our audience. So what makes a great story? The typical response is that the content has to be interesting, exciting or amusing. But according to Chris Hirsch of Toastmasters International, this couldn’t be further from the truth. A compelling story has little to do with the content and everything to do with the structure.
All stories, whatever the content, follow the same simple structure:

You start by setting the scene (Once upon …

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[ 27 Feb 2017 | No Comment ]

What happens if someone wants to buy your small business? If they know what they’re doing they will follow a diligence process – meaning plenty of questions for you.

Initial steps

What are they buying? Is your company co-owned, or have ownership of common assets? With family businesses, they will want to understand the business relationship between family members. They likely to want to meet your bookkeeperand whoever prepares your accounts.

Management of the business

Questions will focus around what you have achieved to-date. Are you meeting your business goals? Do you have a …

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[ 26 Nov 2014 | No Comment ]

How do you react when you see a typo? Are you irritated? Do you laugh? We all react differently to mistakes, errors or defects.
According to Kieran Hearty, author of ‘How to Eat the Elephant in the Room’ this difference is important to understand if you run a business, especially one whose future depends on the motivation and commitment of its people.
Kieran calls it ‘typo intolerance’.
We are all different, but do we value these differences? We are more likely to judge the differences between us, and rarely in a positive way. …

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[ 31 Oct 2014 | No Comment ]

What factors lead a potential customer to a purchase decision?
There are a wide variety of things that will influence a purchase decision – budget, timing and personal psychology, to name just a few – but according to Richard Edwards of Quatreus Ltd., there is one fundamental factor that brings all these influences together: value.
 Value is a subjective perception created through a blend of need, price and the belief that one product is better than another. ‘Good value’ is seen as a high quality solution which meets all of a customer’s …

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[ 3 Dec 2013 | No Comment ]
Sell your business with Family Friendly Working #businessforsale

If you’ve grown your own small business, it can be hard to find somewhere to sell it on when the time comes. We can help.
If you start a business that fits round the family, there can come a time when it doesn’t fit any more. Whether you want to move back into employment, or you have a new business idea that you want to test, you need to sell your business.
Family Friendly Working reaches thousands of working parents, mumpreneurs and those interested in starting to work for themselves.For a small …

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[ 19 Nov 2013 | No Comment ]
Sell your business with Family Friendly Working

If you’ve grown your own small business, it can be hard to find somewhere to sell it on when the time comes. We can help.
If you start a business that fits round the family, there can come a time when it doesn’t fit any more. Whether you want to move back into employment, or you have a new business idea that you want to test, you need to sell your business.
Family Friendly Working reaches thousands of working parents, mumpreneurs and those interested in starting to work for themselves.For a small …

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[ 18 Oct 2013 | No Comment ]
Sell your business with Family Friendly Working

If you’ve grown your own small business, it can be hard to find somewhere to sell it on when the time comes. We can help.
If you start a business that fits round the family, there can come a time when it doesn’t fit any more. Whether you want to move back into employment, or you have a new business idea that you want to test, you need to sell your business.
Family Friendly Working reaches thousands of working parents, mumpreneurs and those interested in starting to work for themselves.For a small …

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[ 18 Sep 2013 | No Comment ]
Sell your business with Family Friendly Working

If you’ve grown your own small business, it can be hard to find somewhere to sell it on when the time comes. We can help.
If you start a business that fits round the family, there can come a time when it doesn’t fit any more. Whether you want to move back into employment, or you have a new business idea that you want to test, you need to sell your business.
Family Friendly Working reaches thousands of working parents, mumpreneurs and those interested in starting to work for themselves.For a small …

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[ 21 Feb 2011 | No Comment ]
Ideal Opportunity to become a Business Mum

www.familiesrecommend.co.uk is a UK based online family review site. Launched in 2009, it’s quickly become a popular resource for families searching for new activities, places to go or things to do.

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[ 15 Mar 2010 | 3 Comments ]
Now that’s a mother of a great idea!

Talk about the mother of great ideas…
Six of Britain’s most respected female entrepreneurs have thrown their weight behind a groundbreaking new initiative that supports mums in business.