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Motivation and Time Management

Is it urgent AND important?

Jim Rohn is quoted as saying, “Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” Too true, right ! The question is how do high achievers seem to manage their time exceptionally well? We all get the same 24 hours in each day and yet some people achieve so much more with their time than others. The answer lies (partly) in good time management. By using time management techniques you can improve

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The Importance of Financial Ratios

Financial ratios are useful tools that help business managers determine a company's performance.

Financial ratios are created from financial statements to gain meaningful information about a company’s performance. The numbers found on a company’s balance sheet, profit & loss (or income statement), and cash flow statement can be used to perform quantitative analysis to show a company’s liquidity, leverage, growth, margins, profitability, rates of return, valuation, and more. These ratios can be used to analyse a peer group to determine the average rate of profitability of a particular industry. Managers of a firm

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How to SWOT

SWOT analysis is one of the most popular and widely used management tools. Creation of the framework is credited to Albert Humphrey (1926-2005). His goal was to assess all of a business’ strengths and weaknesses, as well as the potential opportunities and pitfalls to help develop a robust business strategy. It’s easy to implement and understand and as your business grows you’ll need a way to observe the bigger picture and develop strategies for your management teams to carry out.

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This is my blog. On it I’ll be talking about business frameworks, models and techniques.

I’ve spent 30 years in business management, the last 25 being in the localisation world. I’m now the CEO of K International and executive board member for the European Language Industry Association (ELIA). During my time in business I’ve worked in Operational, Creative and Sales roles on projects small and large.

I’m an Exec MBA from Cranfield School of Management and have participated in numerous international educational programs. Recently I sat on the UK government-initiated trailblazer group, created to set standards of professional sales practice in the UK.

Now an active investor and business coach for the localization industry. I help entrepreneurs create winning strategies, develop senior teams and increase the value of their companies.

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