Let's Get Down to Business

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November 19, 2021 00:36:44
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Episode 14 | Mindset with Robyn Lee

In today’s episode, we’re chatting with the wonderful Robyn Lee – Business Owner, Nutritionist, Operations Director for two businesses, Podcast Host and mum of one. Robyn shares how she left an intense 90-hour-week corporate job to follow a new passion in nutrition and has built up the portfolio she has today. She shares the biggest lessons she’s learnt, how to keep your mindset in check in business and her advice for preventing burn out. * Stay connected with us *  A4G (us) | LinkedIn | Facebook | Website | Email Robyn | Instagram | LinkedIn | Podcast ...

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November 12, 2021 00:40:28
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Episode 13 | How to avoid partnership failure and build a good team

A staggering 70% of business partnerships fail. Have you mixed personal relationships with business? Or has your business grown, and partnerships have developed? Don’t be part of the staggering 70% of business partnerships that fail. This week, Josh Curties, Partner at A4G, is discussing the factors that often lead to business partnership failure and how you can avoid them. He also delves into how you can build a good team and motivate them to reduce over dependence on managers and owners. Stay connected with us A4G | LinkedIn | Facebook | Website | Email Josh Curties | LinkedIn ...

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November 05, 2021 00:32:20
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Episode 12 | How to use your time more effectively as an owner manager

Do you wish there were more hours in the day? Do you spend the majority of your day fire-fighting issues? Do you know how to effectively spend your time and delegate? This week we’re covering the next 2 ingredients for business success with Emma sharing her advice and tips for how to use your time more effectively as a business owner (citing the 60:30:10 rule, the quadrant time management system, the 5 D’s of management) and how to ensure you as the business owner are in the right roles. To carry on this conversation and ensure make new habits to use your time effectively, we recommend you read some of the following books: Black Box Thinking - https://amzn.to/3lSOAPF The E-Myth Revisited - https://amzn.to/3piEhXo One Minute Manager - https://amzn.to/3AZqzea   ...

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October 29, 2021 00:19:12
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Bonus episode: How the Budget announcements impact you and your business

This week Charlotte hands over the mic to Josh Curties, Partner at A4G (and our in-house Tax Communications Manager) to discuss the hot-topic of the moment for owner-managed businesses - The Chancellor's Autumn Budget.  In this episode Josh dives deeper into the Budget announcements (and the small print) and discusses what the changes may mean for you and your business. He discusses the changes to when you can draw your private pension, the changes to Capital Gains Tax and flaws to the system, the new income tax rates from 2022/23 and so much more commentary and insight.  Read to full summary on our website here: https://www.a4g-llp.co.uk/knowledge-hub/budget ...

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October 22, 2021 00:29:06
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Episode 11 | Setting, communicating and managing your business goals

As a business owner, you will have goals for your business, but are you communicating these with your team? How effective is that communication? And how effective is your management and monitoring of the performance to meet those goals? Josh Curties, Partner at A4G, joins Charlotte to provide some invaluable advice and quick tips on how to set goals (not just following textbook advice!), how you can share them with your team to help you reach them quicker and how to manage their performance. Don’t worry, it’s not full of jargon. We get down the point with clear steps and advice. And if you need further help, email us [email protected], or head over to our Knowledge Hub at www.a4g-llp.co.uk, which is FULL of free tools and guidance on this topic, and many more. ...

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October 15, 2021 00:35:13
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Episode 10 | Developing a strong sales, marketing and customer service strategy

Do you want to attract more good quality customers to your business? AND retain those customers? Well, that’s the goal of business, isn’t it? Get good quality customers and keep them. Malcolm Palmer and Caroline Ward, both partners at A4G, join Charlotte to share their insight on how you can do this in your business. In this episode you’ll learn how to increase the awareness of your brand, attract new customers and build a base of loyal customers by not only learning how to build a strong sales and marketing strategy, but a strong customer service strategy. Don’t worry, it’s not full of marketing jargon. We get down the point with clear steps. And if you need further help, email us [email protected], or head over to our Knowledge Hub, which is FULL of free tools and guidance on this topic, and many more. ...

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