Category Archives: Blog

Latest thoughts and ramblings from Rob

Should a business engage with a coach?

I write a regular feature for the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce.  This month’s article focused on the value of getting some external business support and looked at how long a company should engage with a business coach for.

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The Value of Values

I was recently asked to write a guest blog for appraisal and 360 feedback specialist, Bowland Solutions.  In this post I discuss how to successful embed values into an organisation, how to keep them alive and why they are so important. more

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The 5-minute mentor

I’m excited to announce a new collaboration with the Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce.  I will be writing a monthly blog post as their resident business mentor, entitled The 5-minute mentor.  Here is the first post: more

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The tone of your website

As a coach who does a lot of work with clients on their market position, content development and marketing, I look at a lot of websites.  This is how the typical site looks:

  • Tell the world how great you are and give some idea of what you do
  • Have section headers: ABOUT US, OUR PRODUCTS, OUR CUSTOMERS etc

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The value of a unique market position

Last week I ran a bite sized learning event for the Brighton and Hove Chamber on the theme of “gaining competitive advantage through having a unique market position”. So why is this so important? And why do many businesses get this wrong? more

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Your Customer Personas

Last week I wrote about the client journey and how important it is to map this journey from start to finish.  It seems appropriate to follow this up and take it one stage further by talking about your customer personas.

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Workshops in Brighton for the creative industry

In September and October, in conjunction with the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce, I will be running a series of 3 interlinked short workshops aimed at creative sector businesses.  Some detail:

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Top 3 reasons why a business engages with a coach

I read an interesting article recently on a survey of businesses and why they engage with a coach.  The top 3 reasons are:

  1. To help the business transition and grow
  2. Act as a sounding board
  3. Address behavioural issues in a business

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My 3 golden rules of doing business

I have 3 ‘golden rules’ of doing business that I often discuss with clients so thought I would write about them in a blog post. I’d love to hear about your business wisdoms, so please leave a comment or drop me a message.

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