80/20 in Practice – Starter for 10

Have you heard of the 80/20 rule – Pareto’s Principle? Essentially, 80% of the benefits/consequences/results come from 20% of the input/causes/effort. But what does this mean in practice? In fitness, 80% of the benefits come from the last 20% of the workout In management, 80% of the results can come from 20% of your leadershipContinue reading “80/20 in Practice – Starter for 10”

The 185K Tesla Challenge

Tesla is back on the up after reporting a good quarter of production and deliveries, with almost 185,000 deliveries made! Full Story 185,000 units delivered of any product is an impressive amount, especially within 3 months. So with my business gamification hat on, my challenge for all the entrepreneurs out there is to set aContinue reading “The 185K Tesla Challenge”

Investing?

Just a quick note for today. When your business is profiting nicely, and you’re starting to look to diversify your income by adding additional income streams and investing comes to mind, I thought this Market Foolery podcast highlighted a great point : Investing, no matter what investment you are making, always requires a certain measureContinue reading “Investing?”

3 Quick Tips for Struggling Cash Flow

I once knew a business from the UK Who’s finances went into dismay Income was chased And payments delayed Until grants helped pave the way When finances are tight and you can see the light at the end of the tunnel but it’s going to take a little help getting there, have you checked offContinue reading “3 Quick Tips for Struggling Cash Flow”

Week 11 #WOTD – Mine your own business

British American Tobacco (ticker BATS) have recovered from their February dip and are back into positive growth for the year. 5.8% growth in the week makes them the highest, but only pushed them up one position in the table bring year to date to 3.3%. The February dip looks to be the markets reaction toContinue reading “Week 11 #WOTD – Mine your own business”

Less is More

When running a business solely or with a small team, you can often find yourselves over busy, trying to tick all boxes, cover all bases and try all methods. This can be the same when trying new strategies and new investments. However, less maybe more when it comes down to getting results. This could beContinue reading “Less is More”

3 weeks to another tax year end

Yes, it is getting close to the end of another tax year. People planning what to push through their accounts this month People having last minute surges to hit targets And people planning ahead for the year coming Whatever your position is, the end of the tax year provides a great opportunity to compare yourContinue reading “3 weeks to another tax year end”

Week 10 #WOTD – Europe Favouring Vodafone over the London Stock Exchange

Vodafone (ticker VOD) had a stellar week thanks to its holdings in Vantage who plan to IPO and raise over €2 billion. Masts have become prime real estate with an ever growing need and Vantage plan on paying 60% of the recurring income their German masts generate as dividends to investors which should help themContinue reading “Week 10 #WOTD – Europe Favouring Vodafone over the London Stock Exchange”

Hans Solopreneur

Hans Solopreneur bringing the first of, hopefully, many useful blogs on running a business on your own or with a team. First of all, which one are you? Are you Nick Cage, busting it on your own, or Nick Fury, recruiting a team of heroes around you? Lets start with… So you’re going it alone,Continue reading “Hans Solopreneur”

Watch of the Day – Rules & Rationale

Gary LinTicker here and welcome to Watch of the Day, a weekly look at the FTSE 100 movers and shakers, highlighting what’s been hot and not for the companies listed. The Rules Watch of the Day is separated in to two competitions, the league for the top 20 (let’s call it the Premier League), andContinue reading “Watch of the Day – Rules & Rationale”