There's a saying amongst business owners. "If you're the smartest person in the room then you're in the wrong room." It's healthy to mix with people that you admire and aspire to emulate. Networking events, trade meetings and social meet ups often see people drawn to kindred spirits who share life stories and ambitions. Whilst … Continue reading The importance of pushing your limits
By Steve Upham : altspace Coworking Office Are you struggling to find inspiration? How about your team, do they often surprise you and are they open in sharing their feelings on the direction of travel for your business? If you've hesitated at all answering these two questions then you need to evaluate how you're approaching … Continue reading Change your stimuli to get creative
By Steve Upham : altspace Coworking Office This month we have been privileged to host talks from three talented writers. As a supporter of the Altrincham Word Festival we've also kept a close eye on some of the local events and speakers. It's encouraging to see the 14 day event expand its series of talks … Continue reading How can you write engaging stories?
By Steve Upham : altspace Coworking Office, Altrincham Barclays Bank have commissioned some research canvassing the opinions of the nations small business owners. They estimate that 20% of businesses are being run from people’s homes highlighting how much easier it is now to work independently from the kitchen table or a home office. This statistic … Continue reading Almost 40% of small business owners feel lonely