How Paying Yourself First Enhances Your Business

Once upon a time many years ago, there was a young woman who lived and worked in north London.  A talented individual in many areas, she worked in a company she loved, amongst very many friends, but the job she was doing was challenging to say the least.

She had recently transferred from company secretarial work into the finance department where she was responsible for the income and expenditure of the business, and which was well up into the hundreds of thousands.

Being the diligent soul she was, she began her new job researching files, following up calls and contacts, and generally opening doors that hadn’t been opened for very long.  Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your view) the result of this was that the doors were opening onto a can of worms.  And being full of integrity, she couldn’t help but open up the can of worms to see exactly what type of worm was in there. Continue reading

The ‘What Colour is Your Parachute?’ Prioritising process

Last night I was sitting with my husband down at Findhorn Bay (lovely evening, still water, yachts bobbing gently).  We were talking about what other things to do to promote The RichThinking Way which starts next Wednesday 1st September (early bird price ends today at midnight by the way!).

Well, there’s a lot we could do, and will do. But the most interesting and useful part of our discussion was how we arrived at prioritising the list. Continue reading