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Good strategy, Bad strategy…

sales targets and rewards

is the name of the book I’m currently devouring…   And it comes highly recommended. Suddenly so much of what Lara says – makes sense!  I’m only at the beginning of the book and already have pages of ideas and ‘grey time’ thoughts scrawled down for myself, and although I have many insights to share I’m […]

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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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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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A Journey to Engagement

Claudette Dawson

My Mini Stalking Mission by guest writer, Claudette Dawson When you are on a mission, you have a specific aim with a clear direction and it’s vital to know, own and embrace your “why”. My “why” for wanting to join Company Shortcuts was the fuel that ignited my persistence button. That’s what drove me on […]

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A Guide to Exporting for SMEs

Robert and Lara in Las Vegas

IF YOU WANT TO GROW FAST, BE READY TO EXPORT! [LARA MORGAN] During UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) Export Week,  thousands of companies will be opening their doors to show the rest of the world why Britain is a great place to do business. While some businesses are embracing exports and taking the world by storm, […]

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Lara Morgan on The Apprentice: You’re Fired

Lara Morgan on panel The Apprentice: You're Fired

No-nonsense entrepreneur, Lara Morgan, appears on The Apprentice: You’re Fired panel, on Wednesday 11th November. BBC1’s reality TV show, The Apprentice, sees candidates don helmets and hi-vis to offer their services, from gardening to window cleaning in this week’s handyman business task. On The Apprentice: You’re Fired, the panel turn to debate the performance of […]

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Exporting: should every SME be trading abroad?

UKTI export week Nov15

[FRASER SIMPSON, SMEInsider] Businesses have been exporting for hundreds of years, but with technological innovation and help from the government, it’s never been easier for small British firms to trade abroad. We investigate how exporting really benefits SMEs, and we get some great advice from UKTI veterans who have travelled the world over to build ties […]

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Your first sales hire – 4 tips before you start

grow your team - the right hire

The first sales hire may slow you down at first but get it right & adhere to these 4 strategic tips and you’ll set your business up for profitable growth. A question that all growing businesses must answer is: When is the right time to expand my sales operation, who would be the best fit and where […]

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The work life equation

The choices we make as individuals drive the way we spend our time, dictate what gets our most focused moments and the speed at which we get things done. Wasted time is not wasted if you plan to do nothing. It certainly pays to do nothing if you need it, in order to reframe and […]

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If you want to grow fast, be ready to export!

Lara Morgan on why it’s so important for British companies to push to export early on and the inside track on one of her investments, KitBrix, now in over 10 countries, having sold over 8000 bags across the globe in it’s first two years. [LARA MORGAN] I think many SMEs are missing a trick with the huge opportunities to […]

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