Are You Using Your Resources Efficiently?
We all know that things work best when they are running smoothly and working together. In the current climate, where there is a degree of economic uncertainty, being sure that your business is working as a well-oiled machine can go a long way to saving both time and money.
Taking the time to review, plan and analyse your resources can help [...]
All Change at the Top
The past few weeks have seen significant changes in the country’s leadership. From the swearing in of the new Prime Minister to the ascent of King Charles III, September 2022 will be remembered as a time of change.
One thing that can be observed from recent events is the importance of a smooth transition and the benefit of having a succession [...]
How to Reign Supreme Like Our Queen!
When it comes to great leaders, there are few that can match the standards of Queen Elizabeth II. In this platinum Jubilee year, we look at some of the secrets of success for longevity as a leader and how these can be translated into our businesses.
Set an example
One of the many aspects of the Queen’s reign that should be congratulated [...]
How to Master the Art of Quitting
In the context of business, quitting is often considered to be a negative thing.
But might it actually be time to rethink how we perceive quitting?
Dragon’s Den investor and successful entrepreneur Steven Bartlett actually attributes much of his business success to quitting various things at different stages of his life and career.
Here we look some of the tips and tricks around [...]
Micro habits – the new way forward?
Hands up – who has managed to stick to their New Year’s Resolutions?
If you have, you’re in the minority…According to figures from international research data and YouGov, a mere 26% of those who make resolutions will stick with them for the year.
Making resolutions is all about trying to form new behaviours. We’ve written before about how the habits we carry into [...]
New Year’s Resolutions and FTI
The act of making New Year’s resolutions is an interesting one. Although we know that statistically, we are highly unlikely to maintain or meet the promises we make, the process of thinking about what you want to achieve and setting goals is, in itself, one that serves a purpose and carries some merit.
But what is it that stands in the [...]
What’s Spooking You Out?
Trick or treating and Halloween parties may be off the agenda for this year but with the dawning of darker nights, shorter days and a long winter ahead, there is still a definite sense of spookiness in the air.
For many businesses, this year could quite rightly be classed as a nightmare – and one that most would rather forget.
So as [...]
Are you looking to (Br)exit this year?
It’s official – after 47 years, the UK has exited the European union and is now officially ‘on its own’. This got us thinking about the many hundreds of thousands of individuals who might be looking to break away themselves this year and start up their own business. Much like the UK breaking ties with the EU via Brexit, setting [...]
New Year goal setting in plain sight
When it comes to your business, January is a great time to assess and take stock.
Something we always encourage at Agenda is to look at your business’ vision. Whilst this may seem like a fairly abstract concept, there’s method in our madness…after all, all of the smaller decisions you make consciously and subconsciously come from the ‘big picture’ you have [...]
Wellbeing tips for business owners
Mental health is becoming a hot topic for HR and businesses are increasingly taking measures to encourage better wellbeing for their employees.
But what about business owners themselves?
It’s all too easy to take mental health for granted; thinking that because you are well, you will always be able to deal with the hurdles and obstacles that are part and parcel of [...]