Category: Productivity

If you are running a three-chair practice with £500,000 in sales and 10 people, you can “wing it” 80% of the time and hold semi-formal meetings to create structures and protocols 20% of the time. If you are running a 6-chair practice with £2m in sales and 20 people, you can “wing it” it 20%…
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For once, I’m going to refrain from naming the client I’m referring to in this post, to respect their confidentiality. However, I have to report my own feelings of exultation when they shared with me the results of their last 12 month’s performance. Increase in sales – 10%. Increase in net profit before tax –…
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Sunday was largely a Bunker Day – back in the world of the freelancer, reading and answering 180 emails and my preparation for the week ahead. After a week of high carbs and plenty of red wine, today it’s back on the Paleo nutrition and abstinence for me – one cheat day a week from…
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Planning 10-12 weeks vacation every year. It’s still the best business decision I ever made. Listening to Dan Sullivan, founder of Strategic Coach, talking about Free, Focus and Buffer Days in July 1993 (Toronto) and, after 2 years of procrastination, taking the plunge in 1996. Sometimes doing crazy stuff (like the trip to Oman in…
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