Let’s assume for a mad instant that you’re taking time out from your business this holiday season.
‘Time out’ can mean you’re:
Uncontactable for the duration.
Planning to check in from time to time.
In the next room and not really having a break at all.
At your desk, playing Company of Heroes, until the next job hits your inbox. [...]
Is it him, or me?
From age nine, I was called a miserable cow, so-and-so, ratbag etc.
These appellations stuck and, as a mature businessman, I’m never sure if my world view is jaded or accurate.
So I’ve prepared a simple test.
You be the judge.
Christmas in July is nearly here! (or is it Christmas in [...]
I work alone from my home office. Running your own business is great, but it can make you a bit paranoid.
Last year was tough and, as my only employee, I really carried the can.
When December came, I felt a party was needed to reward effort and boost morale.
I asked for volunteers to form a committee. [...]
Paul has finally convinced me it’s time to make a more substantial appearance on this wonderful blog than in just the occasional comment.
Just as Santa reveals his mythical self at this time of year, I’m stepping from behind the admin dashboard to spread some festive cheer and thank you for your support over the past [...]
Christmas (Xmas) is coming. And good clients are particularly precious this season. Should we send cards or gifts? If gifts, what? And how much should we spend?
In matters of etiquette, no thing is better than the wrong thing. But that’s pretty lame. So let us pick a path through this merry minefield.
If your client is [...]