Meet Tom – he’s a “Typical Owner Manager” (You probably know him already!)

Tom was 34 when he finally realised that his job working as a production manager at Deadend Ltd wasn’t taking him anywhere. He’d worked his fingers to the bone and seen little of the reward. That said, he’d acquired a great set of skills and knew he was an expert in his field.  That was …

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Happy Smiling Businessman - but is he really happy?

Be careful what you read and be careful who you listen to!

With all the political uncertainty around at the moment, it is more important than ever to have a positive attitude towards your business.  Remember, if you fail, your business fails! It was a wise person who said, “whether you think you can or think you can not, you are probably right…” With this in mind we’ve …

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Be careful what you read and be careful who you listen to!

Do bad habits get in the way and prevent your business from achieving goals? What can you learn from monkeys in a cage… 

We all have ambitions for our business – you may be full of good intentions about changes you need to make to realise these dreams but it’s also very possible that you’re feeling that some of those good intentions are slipping as you and your team revert back into old ways and bad habits.  To …

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monkeys in a cage

Discover your critical non-essentials

Several years ago, a leading pub group that I worked for commissioned some really good research to look at what encouraged and discouraged customers to or from their premises. They divided their findings under the headings of ‘Quality Enhancers’ and ‘Quality Destroyers’.  They identified enhancers such as: the faint aroma of an open coal or …

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Paddi Lund - Critical Non-essentials