While sport and business are different there are a number of lessons which can be lifted from the world of sport, and the athletes we continue to watch in awe this summer, which can be applied to business:
In business, make the most of a second chance.
There’s nothing like a deadline to spur you on is there? If you’ve been thinking about entering the HWYE competition, don’t procrastinate anymore; make it a priority to get that application in.
As Euro 2012 kicks off, is your business scoring the goals – or does it risk being knocked out?
If you get to the end of most days wondering why you haven’t achieved any of your ‘to do’ list, ask yourself ‘have I really thought through what it is I am actually trying to achieve with my business/es?!’
For young entrepreneurs, 2012 presents many challenges – or an array of exciting opportunities – depending on how you look at it. Haines Watts believes that the only way to deal with tough times is to tackle them positively, to stay ahead of the competition.
We’d be interested to hear your thoughts but the one thing that all super successful entrepreneurs share is passion for their business.
It’s easy to get bogged down in daily business tasks but if you want your business to thrive, you need to take time out and look at the bigger picture.
Name any world-leading business and you are also likely to know how it made its impact. Successful businesses such as Amazon, Virgin, Tesco … have all made a massive impact to get where they are.
We’ve all driven past those sad sights of delapidated shops closed down and gone out of business. We wonder whether it’s because they were situated in the wrong part of town and didn’t get enough footfall, or whether they didn’t research their target market well enough.