The One Thing You Need to Know Before You Start a Company

What you believe in as a leader and what your business believes in are the back bone of your company. Without you knowing your beliefs, how can you communicate them to your customers and staff? When we started the business 16 years ago, we believed that we could create a business that did retailing differently, where ‘customers always come first’ was not lip service; with every action we would make sure this became a reality. We believed that we could make a difference with how people live, and that we could make it easier to be healthy….

Sacrifice is the biggest thing you need consider when getting into business

There is no one on the planet who would not say that your health is your greatest asset. Mind you when you are in your teens and early 20s you think that by the time you are ready to die there is probably going to be a cure for death. In the meantime, you drink too much, experiment with all sorts of things and do risky and some would say stupid things (I may be just talking about myself here), and health really is a low priority – as long as we look good in…

Start Managing Your Time or Your Time Will Manage You

When you are starting a new business there is so much to achieve and only 16 hours of awake time to achieve it in. If you have no systems or are not planning your day well, your brain can go into overflow, mistakes happen and things fall through the cracks. If you are not managing your time and the people who report to you, then time will manage you and chaos will follow. Being organised, managing your time and being as productive as possible are some of the greatest challenges you will face. I have…