All posts by Company Shortcuts

How Exercise Gives You The Edge – Kate Darch (Activbod)

exercise

How Exercise Gives You The Edge Regular exercise has numerous benefits for all of us, but one thing that is often overlooked is how exercising regularly can impact your work life. No, we don’t mean the bag of sweaty gym kit under your desk making you unpopular! Exercising regularly can actually improve your performance at […]

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From Vision to Exit – An Entrepreneurial Journey

Guy Rigby is the Head of Entrepreneurs at Smith & Williamson, and we were lucky enough for him to attend one of our Club dinners.  Guy shared some amazing nuggets of wisdom about his own experience and entrepreneurial journey, along with those he’s helped. Below are some of the highlights… GR: Demand is what makes […]

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4 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself

Business Growth

I thought I would share some wise words from our Chairman Lara Morgan which I trust you find valuable and take time to read, reflect and action. From Lara’s desk…  Now is the time with single-minded focus to answer the following 4 critical questions…  1.Do you have the right people to drive your researched strategy? […]

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Growth Gems – One for the Office Wall!

Be prepared for meetings

Here’s our list of Growth Gems … what else would you add? If habits maketh the man … what habits make a truly outstanding sales professional? One to download and stick on your office wall perhaps and ask your team to add to. 40 #GrowthGems guaranteed to improve sales performance Get in front of the […]

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Top 10 Negotiating Rules

Andrew Bailey speaks about his top 10 negotiating rules that he has personally tried and tested. Negotiating and deal making can be fraught with issues and danger, to overcome these challenges some simple, tried and tested ‘rules’ will help. We discuss 10 Negotiating Rules in this piece, of course there are more, however mastering these will make […]

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OmniChannel Marketing

You’ve heard CS persistently bang on about the importance of… Adapting to your buyer’s changing behaviour (We’re not in Kansas anymore!) The importance of winning the digital ‘mindshare’ of your customers as they enter your buying cycle The age of the customer we now find ourselves in and the importance of the experience of not […]

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Opportunity Realised – Some Wise Words from Lara Morgan.

Ultimate summer reads for ambitious entrepreneurs and business leaders

This week I thought I would share some wise words from our Company Shortcuts Chairman Lara, who circulated the words below to all of her company heads. I think the message speaks for itself… “In order for a business to take advantage of an opportunity, four factors must be in place.  The formula looks like […]

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Yes, a man can work in his wife’s business. Here’s how…

Ed Challinor

In this article I’m writing a response to Nicola Cook’s insightful commentary in her Company Shortcuts blog for International Women’s Day, ‘Can a man work in his wife’s business.’ You can read it here. I came across the blog having met Nicola at a mastermind event and agreed to write my response from the unique […]

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Lara Morgan Named on Inspirational Female Entrepreneur List

Lara Morgan

Company Shortcuts co-founder Lara Morgan has been named as One of the UK’s most inspirational female entrepreneurs in the UK by FreeOfficeFinder. The feature, which celebrates UK women in business, aims to inspire future generations of entrepreneurs, both male and female. Nick Riesel, their founder, explains the reasons behind the feature, and why Lara was […]

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Possibly the most important step of all?

by Ernest Capbert Market research has been around formally since the 1920’s. Entreprenuer.com defines it as: The process of gathering, analysing and interpreting information about a market, about a product or service to be offered for sale in that market, and about the past, present and potential customers for the product or service; research into […]

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