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Is it time to remove your rose tinted glasses? Are personal biases holding your business back?

March 5, 2012 by


Personal biases and history shape the way we view the world and shape our decision making abilities. How we approach and frame situations largely determines what type of interaction and outcome we can expect. If we go into a negotiations aggressively and looking for conflict – we are no doubt going to be met by a […]

Partnering Up – Look before you leap!

September 22, 2011 by


When you are starting out you can often get swept up in all the excitement – there is so much to do, so little time and just yourself to achieve everything. You love you idea and want it to succeed -you are an entrepreneur in heat, with mountains to move. Ah ha – You’ve got […]

Who will be on your team in 12 months time?

August 24, 2011 by


When times are tough and jobs are scarce, there is a temptation to treat our staff (and our teams) as if they are lucky to have a job. We scale back bonuses and limit pay rises – we expect more from them in return for less from us. But the economy is bad – so […]

Be Friendly not Friends…A bosses role in the team

August 10, 2011 by


Hiring and managing employees is inevitably part of owning a growing business and for some first time entrepreneurs this can be unfamiliar territory. So here are 5 lessons that I have learned through my experiences owning a company: 1. Hiring in advance of revenue is a bad idea “Don’t count your chickens until they hatch” is something to […]

Two Dogs and a Startup is expanding….Our guide to dividing equity up between founders

July 5, 2011 by


Sure sign of growth is when you double your company’s headcount in a month…right?   This week two dogs and a startup officially became four dogs and a startup when we added two more talented founders to our team. This exciting news also came with a deceivingly hard set of questions relating to how to […]