Start-ups want understanding, not (conditional) handouts

This is something that makes me more angry than it probably should, but I see it holding back innovation and great ideas. The conditional support of start-ups. I’m not talking…

You have to follow through… Seriously.

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again because I keep seeing it. BUILD YOUR PROFILE, BE AN EXPERT AND A THOUGHT LEADER. BUT FOLLOW THROUGH ON WHAT YOU…

Be better for yourself than your customer

This article was originally published on SavvySME – find it here Just about every business falls in to one trap at some point in its life – delivering its own service…

Your customer doesn’t care about your brand

This article was originally published on SavvySME – find it here Controversy Time. Branding is dead. As a concept and as a moniker it has had its day – looking at…

Competition – The three sided coin

(This article is from Andrew Snell and originally appeared on SavvySME at  on January 9 2014.)   There are different camps when it comes to how business owners think of competition….

Why no one should know what your best idea is, was or will be

There are very few of us out there who don’t like to receive recognition and praise for their achievements. Even if it is just a “thanks” and a pat on…