HIRING SLOW, FIRING FAST AND THE DIFFERENCE A GOOD VS BAD HIRE CAN MAKE

How fast do you fire people in your business? I’ll bet it’s not as fast as it probably should be. And what difference can it make to your business when you make a ‘good’ hire, as opposed to a bad one? Based on my own experiences of recruitment, in this blog post I’m going to […]

MY 5 BIGGEST CHALLENGES IN GROWING AND LEADING A TEAM

You’ve probably clicked on this post because you’re facing challenges in recruitment and team management. Every growing business does, including mine – so you’re not alone! I’m going to list my top 5 challenges in growing and leading a team and how I deal with them. Not sure how to make sure you’re hiring the […]

TRYING TO BE ALL THINGS TO ALL PEOPLE IN BUSINESS AND PAYING THE PRICE

Have you ever tried to be too many things to too many people, and ended up being… not much help at all to anyone? This is a common trap for business owners, and one I haven’t quite climbed all the way out of! This blog post covers: The moment we decided to dramatically expand our […]

HOW MY PERSONAL & CAREER GOALS DEFINE WHAT I DO IN BUSINESS

Previously, when it comes to my CEO operating system documents, I’ve mentioned personal goals being at the top of the ‘importance tree’. Now, in this blog post, I’m going to run through what these are and how they determine the direction of my business journey. I’ve had to ask myself over the years: why am […]

STAYING FOCUSED AND AVOIDING PROCRASTINATION AS A CEO

In my last post, I covered how my CEO operating system works and helps me to stay focused. Now I’m going to get really granular. I’ll be taking you through how I organise my digital documents, and what tools I use day-to-day as a CEO and entrepreneur.   My files are all digitally accessible anywhere […]

INTRODUCING MY CEO OPERATING SYSTEM

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One of the big issues I’ve had in business is staying organised and focused. There was a time when I would work 15 hours a day, 7 days a week. So, the effort would be there, but my main concern was: was it the best possible use of that time?   In this chapter of […]

HOW I WIN, LOOK AFTER AND KEEP MY CLIENTS

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In this post, I’m going to talk a little bit about how we manage our sales pipeline and look after our clients once we’ve won their business. This will be a little different for everyone depending on their business and clients, but this is simply just what works for us at Stada Media. This is […]

HOW I FOUND SOME OF MY BIGGEST CLIENTS

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In this blog post, I’m going to reveal the methods I used to land some of our biggest clients at Stada Media. Like I always say, these methods won’t work for every single business. However, I hope that reading about my experiences will inspire you on your own entrepreneurial journey! Let’s begin…   Since the […]

SETTING GOALS AND SELLING YOURSELF IN BUSINESS

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If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ll undoubtedly have gone on – or you’re still going on – the journey of figuring out what sets you apart from your competitors and how to go about selling yourself in business. You may also be muddling along, trying to get everything together, but you don’t have any proper goals […]