Forecasting badly

The final thing I learnt whilst growing Pure360

The final thing I learnt while growing Pure360   So as I’ve recently started at Cision as UK MD I figured I should probably finish off this series of posts because already I’ve got enough to do a set on

Forecasting badly

The final thing I learnt whilst growing Pure360

The final thing I learnt while growing Pure360   So as I’ve recently started at Cision as UK MD I figured I should probably finish off this series of posts because already I’ve got enough to do a set on

Manage with questions – 9/10 of what I learnt growing SaaS business

This post is so incredibly important for businesses that want to scale rapidly, in these businesses often there are only a few people with lots of experience at the company, these guru’s will get hounded for answers, this creates bottlenecks

Manage with questions – 9/10 of what I learnt growing SaaS business

This post is so incredibly important for businesses that want to scale rapidly, in these businesses often there are only a few people with lots of experience at the company, these guru’s will get hounded for answers, this creates bottlenecks

moon_movie

Can you be yourself at work? – 8 of what of I learnt growing Pure360

  This is something I really really struggled with – how you can you be at work – after literally years of pondering this *I* came to the conclusion that as a business leader the answer is not very much.

moon_movie

Can you be yourself at work? – 8 of what of I learnt growing Pure360

  This is something I really really struggled with – how you can you be at work – after literally years of pondering this *I* came to the conclusion that as a business leader the answer is not very much.

Matrix - Neo bullets copy

Focus Neo FOCUS! – What SaaS businesses get wrong

Taking a break from my 10 things I learnt growing Pure360 to talk about a much underrated attribute in software businesses – FOCUS. How many times have you spoken to a company and they’ve told you “we work with SMEs

Matrix - Neo bullets copy

Focus Neo FOCUS! – What SaaS businesses get wrong

Taking a break from my 10 things I learnt growing Pure360 to talk about a much underrated attribute in software businesses – FOCUS. How many times have you spoken to a company and they’ve told you “we work with SMEs

DrowningInNumbers

The 7th thing I learnt – simple one: know your numbers!

7. know your numbers As a manager you will have KPI’s of some kind, know them, know them back to front, front to back, going forward by target and your forecast by 6 months and back. If you don’t know

DrowningInNumbers

The 7th thing I learnt – simple one: know your numbers!

7. know your numbers As a manager you will have KPI’s of some kind, know them, know them back to front, front to back, going forward by target and your forecast by 6 months and back. If you don’t know

6/10 in my series on what I learnt growing @pure360

6. Write everything down “I’m not writing it down to remember it later, I’m writing it down to remember it now.” Thankfully companies like moleskine & fieldnotes have made it ok to carry around a notebook so there really is

6/10 in my series on what I learnt growing @pure360

6. Write everything down “I’m not writing it down to remember it later, I’m writing it down to remember it now.” Thankfully companies like moleskine & fieldnotes have made it ok to carry around a notebook so there really is

like_a_boss

What I learnt managing @pure360 5/10 – there are no privileges of management

It’s all about standards This one really is for new managers, as one would hope that experienced managers learnt this lesson long ago. It’s easy to think that because you are now in charge of the team that you should

like_a_boss

What I learnt managing @pure360 5/10 – there are no privileges of management

It’s all about standards This one really is for new managers, as one would hope that experienced managers learnt this lesson long ago. It’s easy to think that because you are now in charge of the team that you should