The Business Ninja Blog

Secret Santa is in the Shed

  As many of you know, the newest addition to our Allotment is the Business Shed – our monthly online business growth club. Every month, Shed members come together for...Read more >>

Have you ever been banned from a club?

  Have you ever been banned from a club? Well, this month, I have. I have been a member of a particular women’s only networking group for two years and...Read more >>

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Are you suffering from Ostrich Syndrome?

  There are certain things that go with the territory when you are an employee. Someone eating your yogurt out of the communal fridge, a slightly passive aggressive boss, and...Read more >>

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A lost oar, lost power or just very wet socks?

It’s been a funny old year, what with one thing and another. Which roughly translates as: for @$*&*!! sake, 2020, what were you thinking? Around March this year, many small...Read more >>

A stuffed giraffe, a paper clip and being a more creative business

There are several circumstances that provoke a fist pump whilst at my desk, providing, of course, that no one is looking. The most recent was all down to a blog...Read more >>

Brand experience: leave the room with confidence

I was running a Brand Bootcamp for the students of the University of Hertfordshire recently, and shared with them this thought from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. “Your brand is what other...Read more >>

5 and a half ways to be a naming ninja

“Call him Voldemort, Harry. Always use the proper name for things. Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.” Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling Here...Read more >>

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Setting Goals with the Goal Circle

Business planning and goal setting doesn’t have to be arduous, or a lengthy process. Usually, it is a continuation of an existing plan that is leading your business toward your...Read more >>

3 ways to solve that business challenge

We all have challenges in our business – whether it be how to respond to a pitch brief, how to keep your staff happy or how to get people to...Read more >>

There’s no I in SME…or is there?

I don’t get enough opportunities to kick off a blog with a grammar lesson, so backs straight, put that Custard Cream down and pay attention: ‘I’ is the first person...Read more >>