Jan Cavelle

Jan Cavelle founded and built up several businesses in food, music and manufacturing. She has always supported women's enterprise and is now doing more coaching and speaking again, in addition to her writing. Cavelle has become fascinated by how we are now seeing both psychology, metaphysics and the culture of the Eastern world merging with traditional business thinking.

Sales and marketing teams can produce profits if they work together
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Trust starts with the boss setting an example
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Coaches can boost businesses, but choose them wisely
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Being CEO is a top three childhood dream career few think they’ll reach
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Boredom and frustration: Why 18-48 year-olds hop through 11.7 jobs
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Our attitude to failure could be the business world’s downfall
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Training is now something employers are expected to provide
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While productivity may increase at home, so do the miseries that come with isolation
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What is the future for working mothers facing rising childcare costs?
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Clever sales people chat, listen and glean information rather than demand it
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True trust between companies and customers is critical
Mastering the human and robot mix: The key to great customer experience
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MPs are smashing confidence in British businesses
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Recent technological advances are more frightening than GDPR
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The government is targeting the self-employed rather than supporting them
The government is targeting the self-employed rather than supporting them
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The government’s stance on cyber bullying isn’t strong enough, just ask women in business
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Should apprenticeships be regarded equally as high as university degrees?
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Forget Brexit, slow demand is now the biggest headache for UK business
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Has the cover letter become obsolete in the recruitment process?
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The in-balance preventing women from accessing finance needs changing, drastically
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Britain has never needed a strong apprenticeship system so badly
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British business owners face a plethora of new challenges in 2018
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Old-fashioned management styles will not work anymore
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We need to stop blanket criticism of British millennials
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Behaviour of business heavyweights shows burnout is no longer cool
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Healthier and fitter staff will drive profit – it’s that simple
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Good customer service
Providing good customer service has never been more difficult
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Marketing strategies are failing to realise brand loyalty is being seriously tested
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Salesman in store
Marketing has far from killed the salesman – they are still vitally important
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Britain needs to abandon its damaging views on business failure
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It’s time to drastically rethink our interpretation of financial knowledge
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The changing business world completely passed me by
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I’ve never been happier than after letting my failing business go
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Jeremy Corbyn's Labour manifesto
Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour manifesto would make me close my business if he won
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Doom and gloom for British businesses
I’m evidence of the molotov cocktail of uncertainties British businesses face
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Compensation culture
Crooked returns and compensation culture now rife in Britain
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Professional services
Using professional services: I had sucker written on my forehead
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Staff don’t care about health and safety
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Issues with women
My staff didn’t think they had issues with women – they just switched off to the female voice
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Drugs, theft and violence blighted the last few years of my business
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Bad management team
Not having a skilled and motivated management team killed my business
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Not having a succession plan led to my business going under
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Going into insolvency
Going into insolvency: Charting the decline and end of my 20 year-old business
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We are creating a crazy world of blame and abuse
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Uber drivers are missing the point of self-employment
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We need entrepreneurs who think outside the box to win the good fight against bureaucracy
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The amazing government debate about foreign workers
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As Prince Harry emphasised, mental health needs be diagnosed accurately
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A staff skills wishlist from a frustrated employer
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Economists seem to enjoy playing Nostradamus – and people should stop listening
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Liam Fox is unfit to represent Britain’s “fat and lazy” business leaders
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Our over-protected, nannied state shaped generation with unrealistic concept of entrepreneurship
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It’s become apparent just how easy it is to kill potential
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Staff personal aims and company aims must be in alignment – or risk the fallout
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It’s a jungle out there, so you need a sales team that can cope with tough times
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We need leaders to provide the voice of sanity and stability
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Whatever the outcome of Brexit, it will change the face of politics in Britain forever
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You need to set the scene for staff to perform
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Mike Ashley might have actually spoken some truth
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How to annoy a job interviewer in 12 easy steps
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Lord Sugar’s right, not enough young people know about getting into business
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“We want to be careful not to become a country of excuses”
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“Giggers” and temp workers are ignorant to basic business economics
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Why the new National Living Wage may just further decrease productivity
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Shortages of good staff will be hard for small manufacturers and retailers
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International Women’s Day not about boardroom equal rights, just basic human rights
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More must be done to make entrepreneurs aware their mental health is at risk
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Why we should stop trying to modernise the British shop floor culture
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Make sure you review you customers and suppliers – not just your staff
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Irresponsibility of the unions is nothing short of criminal
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George Osborne is right when he talks of risk – we should fear global jitters
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Latest drama on The Apprentice shows some just can’t accept criticism at work
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Oh dear George – what an odd Autumn Statement that was
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It’s time for George Osborne to do more for businesses by doing less
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Playing the blame game: The Apprentice’s focus on entertainment could have consequences
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UK manufacturing needs support from government and Unions in order to survive
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Do you have a sociopath in your employ? If so, they may be harming your business
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Ignore turnover, have as few staff as possible and don’t be afraid to cash out
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Under Labour, would entrepreneurship throughout Britain lose all incentive to succeed?
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Government dictation of wage levels will hinder, rather than help, productivity
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Promotion of entrepreneurship is great, but not everyone is cut out to run a company
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Entrepreneurial SMEs: The best fit for ambitious, wild card university grads
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Channel Tunnel chaos shows how tax paid support systems “absolutely fail” to deliver
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The side effect of George Osborne’s cuts could mean misery for our interview rooms
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However tempting underpricing might be, it pays to back your products
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Apprenticeships don’t work for everyone: We need a healthy pipeline of skilled school leavers
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Sajid Javid’s pledge to “always back” the UK’s small businesses is a big one
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Zayn Malik departure from One Direction shows no team member is indispensable
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Shoot me now feminists – but I am so terribly bored of this gender equality lark
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George Osborne finds moderate approach that benefits all without destroying economic progress
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Let’s hope crunch time for the Working Time Directive doesn’t savage businesses
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12 reasons why you love your business
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David Cameron tripped up again by extreme Amjad Bashir views
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David Cameron’s pandering to startups and pledge for “full employment” neglects SMEs
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Chronic director fatigue needs to be addressed
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Make time to rest and recuperate as a business owner
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Shame on you Heseltine, you’re failing the British workforce
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Jan Cavelle: There are more troubled than trouble-free manufacturers
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Jan Cavelle: Graduates are no longer everyone’s dream employee
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Jan Cavelle: Manufacturing is strong on the Hot 100 list
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Manufacturing is the only bearer of good news right now, but we ignore it
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