Whatever happened to the cheeky top billing recruiter…?!

In some unguarded and honest chatter about office space, contracts and costs, I was reminded of a renewables business I had in one of the locations being mentioned that I shared with the members (it wasn’t a glorious success that’s for sure). Without missing a heartbeat one of the Recruitment CEO’s cheekily pitches me “got […]

Wizard of Oz world…

The world has changed, your business has changed, and you too, have changed. It’s time to face facts though, your staff who have been furloughed (a stressful talent seeping holiday, filled with worry & uncertainty) probably haven’t changed. In fact, they may have got rusty, or worse! The changes have been super positive for everything […]

Are You Bounce Back ready?

Without trivialising what has happened; the effects, the pain, loss and impact on so many families, what happens from now business-wise is really exciting. So please forgive me… I want to focus on the economic opportunities, the business #BounceBack and how you can maximise upon the hand you are dealt here today! Remember there will […]

Running a Recruitment Business can often feel a little precarious…

When it’s all going well, it’s great, but all too quickly, one wrong move or lack of concentration can be extremely hazardous. I’ve been reminded recently just how easy it is for an #RBL to take their focus off of the job at hand and how fast things change. Complacency, distractions, sickness, tiredness and boredom […]

10 pointers from the RDLC for selling your business!

Each business is different, but most of you want to see a future event that secures you financially.  So, here’s a simple guidance document from the RDLC to help save you some pain and maximise your gain! 1. Plan Who is going to buy your business? Why would they buy your company? Do you want […]

Get Inspired, Be Inspiring

Last week, one of the CEOs I work with became frustrated about perceptions vs. expectations. He’d reached the end of his tether with his 60-strong team’s inability to deliver. So he rolled up his sleeves and did the job himself – for three days straight.

Now if you’re laughing, you shouldn’t be. Fact is he was shitting himself, but he still dived into the bear pit and got his hands dirty. He saw what was working, what wasn’t, and the processes and blockers that needed fixing. And I admire that.

Here’s why you should take a leaf out of his book every once in a while…

The Real Cost of Friday Afternoons Off

At one stage, Friday was known as deals day. Now it’s a morning of half-hearted sales activity followed by an early finish.

As far as I’m concerned, adding efficiencies and building automation into the front of pipelines hasn’t driven productivity – it’s caused it to stagnate. People are doing the same amount of work in less time, as opposed to using the time they’ve gained to gained to accelerate performance.

Invest In Me, Myself And I

People say it flippantly, but every day should be a school day. Thinking otherwise means you’re stagnating and destined to peddle the same old shit over and over again.

That doesn’t have to be the case.