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Time to sack your advisers?

Good advice from trusted advisers is a real asset both to business owners and holders of high office.  However, recent events in the UK political scene, and in particular the role played by Theresa May’s ‘special advisers’, highlights that not all such...

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As a business owner, can you afford to take a holiday?

What does the average business owner pack for their holidays? Sun cream? Of course. Currency? Definitely. Laptop? Sadly, probably. The ‘holiday period’ should be a time to look forward to, a time to relax and recharge. But, if you’re a business owner, it may be a...

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Just pick up the phone!

Does it matter if your team emails and messages clients rather than pick up the telephone and talk? Are social media and instant messaging enough to build business relationships? How many times have you tried calling someone only to get voicemail and a slow (or no)...

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How to tell if you’re a manager or leader

What do the words ‘manager’ and ‘leader’ mean to you? Most debates or articles I see on the subject tend to argue that being a leader is somehow better than being a manager. Some go so far as to suggest Jekyll and Hyde-type differences between the two. If you think...

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Does your business plan answer these 5 unobvious questions?

When I work with a business owner, one of my first questions is, ‘Do you have an internal business plan – and if not, why not?’ Most people think of a business plan as a document that’s written for an external audience, usually investors or a bank manager, with the...

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We have talked to other business owners and they are taken aback that we forecast our revenues, costs and cash flow

Meret Maynard
Outspoken Projects


We’ve written a number of guides on selected business subjects that will set you and your business in good stead for whatever future you may choose.

These are free for you to download and to make use of in your business, so please help yourself.