Running a successful business requires skill, determination and a lot of hard work. One of the worst things a business owner can do is to start trading without considering any of the challenges ahead. There is no avoiding them so it’s better to be prepared and know where to turn for expert help when needed. There will be challenges every day, whether or not you are able to rise to them can be the difference between success and failure.
If you are not well prepared you will struggle and chances are you will fail. For this reason knowledge and a willingness to learn are essential elements of running a successful business. The problem with this in today’s world is that everything changes constantly so how are you expected to keep up? Trying to keep up can lead to information overload with business owners feeling overwhelmed making it difficult to find effective solutions.
Coping with everything alone is also one of the most common mistakes business owners make. They often believe they can manage everything themselves and are reluctant to delegate because their staff have not been trained to undertake what are effectively straight forward administration tasks. However as the business grows workloads increase and the business owner often spend even more time doing the wrong things and neglecting the most important part of their business, getting and keeping customers.
Hillmans Chartered Accountants is pleased to be working alongside Achieve365 Weston-super-Mare, a company set up specifically to help entrepreneurs get their businesses set up and achieving profitability as soon as possible.
Achieve365 is an online library, recently introduced by EC Online, and the brainchild of Nigel Botterill, one of the UK’s most sought after business growth experts. Having built eight separate £1M+ businesses, and helping to start over 4000 new UK businesses, Nigel founded Entrepreneurs Circle in 2010, his straight talking, practical advice and training has already helped thousands of UK entrepreneurs to rapidly grow their businesses.
Achieve365 is a collection of over 50 Business Implementation Plans (IP’s), instructions, step-by-step-guides and templates, written by experts, covering everything you need to know about running and growing a successful business, more importantly they already proven to work. The IP’s are written and presented in a structured way making them easy to use and are broken down into sections covering digital marketing, business fundamentals, marketing pillars and business owner essentials. Because they are online they can be accessed from anywhere at anytime making it easy to work through at your own pace, or even delegate learning activities to members of staff.
With so many subjects covered you might wonder where to start, well even this is made easy with the IP Finder, an interactive questionnaire which will guide you through the implementation plans in the most effective order – just answer a few questions and it will recommend IP’s for your business. To ensure they remain relevant at all times the IP’s are regularly reviewed and updated so you can be certain that they include the very latest thinking, tips & ideas.
For more information, or for a free consultation and demonstration, please contact Simon Robinson, Area Manager, Achieve365 on 07557 417208, or visit the website at www.achieve365westonsupermare.co.uk