Unemployment has gone up – what does this mean for small business owners (and young people) like you?Read more
The perfect storm that faces every entrepreneur can be likened to the “eye of the storm” where calm winds exist at the axis of your business and blue skies abound … but nonetheless you are in the midst of severe weather. It can also manifest as a storm, so severe that it seems impossible to overcome the centripetal force that jostles you recklessly – forcing you into uncomfortable pivots and confusing turning points.
A perfect storm is always persona non grata.Read more
Editors notes on today’s kickstart campaign – a missed opportunityRead more
A very personal article by YBKBS Editor and Coach Marc Ford. This is NOT business coachingRead more
It’s been a while since I’ve written anything and it’s nice to be able to talk to you all again. But…I come with a warning. There is a race on, and this is the start of the second leg of a race that we in business almost want to come last in.Read more
While the Government’s financial schemes have been a real help to many businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, fraudsters are quick to find ways to take advantage. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), known as the Furlough Scheme, is no exception and along with other financial support such as the Business Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS), they are opening up a whole new risk of prosecution to business owners. Steven Mather, a commercial lawyer with Nexa Law, writes.Read more
While it might be possible to run your entire business single-handed at the beginning, sooner or later you’re going to need some help. Here are six things to consider outsourcing, freeing up more time for you to focus on what matters to you.Read more
Many fail to put as much focus on customer loyalty programs.
And it’s just bemusing. They are the richest vein of marketing you could wish for.
As one aspect of reflection, and as podcasters ourselves here at YBKBS, it’s given us time to look at what other business podcasts are out there right now to help weather these difficult times.Read more
Businesses striving to bring in that lucrative ROI with social media often fall into trap of thinking that the more followers, likes and loves you have the more success your social campaigns will have. In actuality, that is not always the caseRead more