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It is very difficult to lead yourself if you are in a very small business. There is generally no problem with motivation but you need to make sure you are heading in the right direction – or if you get thrown off course – you can get back on track.

When setting up a business it is important to have an understanding of your operational overview. A topic which is possibly not deemed quite as sexy as working out your marketing plan or financial forecasts but it is essential to the basis of your business. Simply put, your operational overview outlines the daily operation of [...]

As announced at the end of May, James Caan, was appointed by Lord Young as Chairman of the Board on the government initiative Start Up Loans. The £82.5 million project sees James Caan and Bev James working together once again, along with an impressive team of board members. The EBA are delighted to support the Start Up Loans company in their quest to provide 18-24 year olds with the tools, mentoring and capital required to start up their own business. Could you be the volunteer mentor that James Caan is looking for?

Do you make decisions that work for you, quite quickly? Or are you more likely to procrastinate, to a point where the decision is made for you? Remember not making a decision is still a decision.

I don’t know about you but I have struggled with historical organisational expectations that people are supposed to work like machines, and still deliver quality.



  • Morgan Grage: I like this post, enjoyed this one regards for putting up. "No man is wise enough by himself." by Titus Maccius Plautus.
  • Derek: Brilliant article Bev, thanks for sharing. coincidentally the kilimamjaro example used is on my 2014 to do list! Ps thanks for the tips you gave me
  • jackson: thanks for your great article about developing your business idea to great business Jackson mutebi

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