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Mindset Shifts To Be More Successful In Business

They say that only 5% of startups make it to year 5. Now while there may be many factors the attribute to this, and there are many things that can affect this, I can’t quite shake the idea that a large amount of this comes down to the belief system that those 5% have.

I mean, think about it. How many people go into business unsure as to whether they will succeed? What effect do you think this has on the business? If every decision that is made is done so with a level of doubt.

In this post, we want to share with you some new beliefs, some new ways of thinking about business. These beliefs will help you in all areas of your life. So if you are ready for a new perspective, then keep on reading.

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The Most Talked About Money Apps: From A Non-Accountant

For those of you who may know me, you’ll know that I’m not an accountant.

While trying to save money for a deposit, repaying student loans, and focusing on daily spending, it can be hard to keep track of where your money’s going. Money management is essential, and there are so many smart money apps on the market to help you.

So we thought it would be fun to share our favourite money apps with you, from a non-accountants point of view.

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What the VAT? The UK and The USA

Dealing with the USA when it comes to VAT starts to get difficult as the federal tax system does not compare to the UK’s VAT.

We go through the main scenarios you might come across when trading with the US, and what you should be doing.

Concerning the UK, for clarity, this is for England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man for VAT purposes. The Channel Islands are not included.

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How To Work With Your Decision Fatigue

I think the thing is with decision fatigue is that it is one of those things that people talk about quite a lot, but we do not implement it do we? We see these excellent blog posts and these inspirational people talking about all about streaming our lives and automating and outsourcing but how much of that do we then go away and use?

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5 Top Planners To Help You Smash Your 2019 Goals

So, 2019 is fast approaching.
We tend to look at the New Year as the time to set new intentions, make new plans and dream up new goals for the year ahead - whether that be in business or life.
And it’s great to look to the future, to manifest all of the beautiful things you dream for your life.
By writing down your goals for the year to come, you gain clarity, manifestation becomes easier, and your dreams will become your reality.

So without further ado, let’s take a look at our 5 top planners to help you manifest and achieve your goals in 2019.

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Is It Time To Revisit Your Beautiful Business Plan?

So do you remember that beautiful business plan that you spent hours creating? Where is it now?

When we start a new venture, we begin with a plan, more formally known as a business plan.
But what is the real purpose of that business plan? Well, if you are going corporate style, it will be most likely to secure investors. But if you are going it solo, one of the most fundamental purposes for a business plan is to serve you, the Founder.

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How To Prepare Your Business For the Christmas Break

I think it is safe to say the C word now right?

It is, of course, Christmas. But before we drown ourselves in mulled wine and mince pies, there are a few things we want to talk about. And that is the Christmas prep.

You see, I think a lot of people almost fear to have a break. Either because they are scared of their workload when they return or they are concerned about leaving it be.

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How To Hack Your Time Management To Increase Happiness and Productivity

Time is a precious resource that is so often wasted. But, we do not think people waste time intentionally.

It just seems that time management (along with other things) is never widely taught to us.

And while we are not entirely onboard with the saying: "time is money" (there are so many things we dislike about that saying).  Time is opportunity.

So with that being said, time management is an incredible skill to acquire. But the question is: how?

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How To Create Beautiful Brand Presence With Ease

Selling is simple. All you need to do is create something someone needs and then tell them about it. We have said this before, and we will say it again. It is just a straightforward way to look at a typically complicated process.

But today we are going to focus on the latter. The ‘telling them about it’ part. This mostly comes down to creating brand presence. Ideally, when you approach someone whether that is in person or through an advert, you want them to hear of you, or be familiar with your brand.

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HR Policies - The Last Thing On A Small Business Owner’s Mind

The entrepreneur’s journey is a well-known one nowadays. It starts with an idea never before conceived, a genuine insight borne out of a unique perspective. And it ends… well, there’s a long way to go before the journey ends in either success or failure.

In the middle, there is the struggle. A struggle to take the idea and make it into a reality. Hiring a team, building a product, and making sales. These are the core activities that dominate the brains of the leadership team. HR documentation and regulation compliance... not so much.

And fair enough, it’s not likely to be the thing that makes or breaks the business. But it is crucial - for the following 3 reasons.

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How To Not Be Affected By Others Opinions

Creating a business is scary.

Aside from the crazy amounts of emails, the occasional loneliness and the overwhelming hiring process, there is also something that makes it a lot scarier.

So in this post, we want to share with you how not be affected by others opinions. Because mental resilience is such an important muscle to exercise. Starting with you…

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How To Overcome Your Fear In Business

We get it; business is scary. There is so much to think about it. From clients to employees, even your email can be a daunting place.

The fear that you are feeling is something you have learnt. You have learnt this fear. You were not born with it.

In this post, we are going to look at some of the most common fears in business, and we are going to give you another option. An alternative way of thinking.

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How To Remove Anxiety From Your To-Do List

The thing about the to-do list is that it can be a little overwhelming. For some of us, it serves as a motivational tool, a way of 'downloading' our thoughts and putting them into list form, which can be quite therapeutic and can help us work in a flow state.

In this post, we are going to address the anxiety that can come from a to-do list, and we are going to drill down on how to eliminate it. The main places anxiety seems to seep from is procrastination, overwhelm and fear of failure.

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19 Ways You Can Charge Your Energy To Increase Joy At The Weekend (part 1)

When the weekend swings around after a long week, it can be rather tempting to slump into the sofa all weekend with little plans of moving. And while that may be ok to do, it is not something that is sustainable to do every weekend. Luckily, there are many ways to recharge over the weekend to set yourself up for a happier and more joyful week.

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