January 2012 | Small Fish Business Coaching

Business Coaching for Partners

I’ve had occasion to work with business partners as my clients, and it’s an interesting dynamic. Here’s why: Partners often enter into a business relationship because they recognize that they need to bring together different skills and viewpoints in order to help the...

Starting A Small Business? Read this First!

What do you mean you are leaving a full-time job to go into business? “ARE YOU NUTS?” If only I had a dollar for every time I had heard those inspiring bits of wisdom and encouragement, I would be at least a hundred bucks richer! So why did I leave my employer, hand...

Delegation – How To Make It Work

We often talk about how do you make things easier and free up time to get things done. If you are going to achieve more you are going to need to delegate more as you can’t do everything yourself. We are often relectant to do this: “no one does the job as well as...

Staff – Who Needs Them?

Staff are one of the biggest headaches for small business but are also something that you just can’t do without. Over the last month I have been talking to the staff of different businesses. From this a number of things have become apparent: They didn’t have staff...