Entrepreneur Robert Craven, the founder and MD of The Directors’ Centre, shares who he believes are the most influential business authors and gurus.
The penny has finally dropped. Marketing is a load of b*****cks. Here’s why.
Most business owners think their customer service is superior. They’re kidding themselves.
All those posters were right when I was a child. They said “Speed kills.” It does kill, it kills your competition! Here’s 15 ways to work faster (and smarter).
Business consultants need to take a long, hard look at what they’re offering to their customers, says Robert Craven.
One of the tips in the Real Business three-week Business Growth Plan is to have a not-to-do list. Here are 12 things to include on it.
Employees are sacked for failing to perform. But when it’s your own business, you get away with it. That has to change.
In recessionary times, you need the bank on your side. Here’s how to win over your bank manager.
Five-year-old-itis is endemic. Just about every business I come across has done little to significantly change how it does things from the heady heights of 2006. Guilty?
Let me tell you a true life story or two about surviving the recession. See if you can spot some themes.
Feeling lethargic after the Easter break? Here are 25 things to get you and your business back into shape.
When the recession started, my team asked me to help out phoning potential clients (accountants) for a seminar we were running. Here’s what I learned about that mad breed.