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Highlights May 2024

Highlights May 2024

TALK TO US We’d love to learn more about you and the business that YOU are building, and we offer a free initial consultation to…
What are your green flags?

What are your green flags?

Take a moment to write down your green flags then go through all of your potential leads and see who is giving off the right…
At Your Service best customer service category at The Small Awards last night

We didn’t win…

But we are very proud to have been shortlisted for the At Your Service best customer service category at The Small Awards last night.
Highlights March 2024

Highlights March 2024

Love hearing all the successes of our members each month and this month is no different.  Some exceptional wins to share and this is only…
Want a £100k Service-Based Business

Event Update!

Don’t worry if you missed it and want a piece of the action, join us for our next FREE live workshop.
I'm so lucky!

I’m so lucky!

Not only do I get to help service-based business owners grow their businesses, but I’m constantly learning.  The challenges that come with running a business…
OMG, this team!

OMG, this team!

Spent most of today revelling in how amazing we’ve all been during February. So important to celebrate.

Highlights February 2024

‘It’s really the authenticity of everyone in the group and it’s given me permission to be the same way.And it’s really good. I really appreciate…
Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day

The most important love affair you’ll have is the one with yourself. Profound or an old cliche?
Event Update!

Event Update!

Wow, last week’s session was incredible! Thank you to everyone who participated! The feedback has been incredible:
Consistency is key

Consistency is key

Yesterday we heard some incredibly inspiring stories of how 2023 went, and exciting plans for 2024.
The big game

The Big Game

I had a conversation with a children's football coach who was telling me about the team he coaches. He said they were really good but…
If you’re into football

If you’re into football…

If you’re into football you know that the game is full of highs and lows. Your business is the same. It’s a constant game of…

“No-one takes on Coke!”

Richard Branson famously said, “No-one takes on Coke!”. It’s one of the biggest and most recognisable brands in the world.
Overwhelmed by decisions

Overwhelmed by decisions?

It might be what to do next in your business or how to find that next client. Or you might be second-guessing your entire approach.
Are you f***ing about

Are you f***ing about

We can waste hours, days or weeks getting distracted from the things on our list that need to be done. Here’s what to look out…
Take the Reboot

Take the Reboot

Want to find out how much difference 28 days can make for you and your business?Take the Reboot and find out.
Are you a Jester?

Are you a Jester?

A Jester is fun, playful, likes having a laugh and finding joy in everyday life. We all have a jester in us, but we can…

Marco Felicio Case Study

There are no shortcuts when you’re building a business. Ask Marco Felicio – who went from startup to £150k in a year.
Be more Stench

Be More Stench

The bigger players will have been running for the longest, have a bigger budget, have a great reputation so they will win the best projects…
Struggling to get sales? 

Struggling to get sales? 

When sales have dried up, I tell all my members to create a sales target checklist. This is somewhere they can look for sales when…

Big Push 2023

The whole club came together for a full on day of fun, inspiration, love, laughter and some serious kick arse planning yesteday.
Stop Chasing Magic Pills

Stop Chasing Magic Pills

Have you ever bought into a quick win? A magic pill that will guarantee success if you just follow these steps or do this exact…
Highlights August 2023

Highlights August 2023

This is the remarkable community that we have created at BBB, and our members are thriving in a supportive community that helps them build the…
Money isn't enough

Money isn’t enough

While it’s the only thing that matters to your business, for us, we need more than just money to to be fulfilled. 
I need more leads

I need more leads

"I need more leads!" This is what I’m hearing constantly right now as business owners face challenging times. With a limited amount of ‘good sales’…
Highlights August 2023

Highlights June 2023

As people, we thrive in groups. You need a group that understands what you’re going through, keeps you motivated, somewhere to share your successes and…

Another incredible session

Another incredible session yesterday with our 6-figure Success Groups Scale members. All coming together to share updates, successes and challenges, skills, resources and knowledge and…

Highlights May 2023

Sometimes we just need some support. The support of knowing we aren’t alone; and that we aren’t the only ones going through these problems. Having support can…
The peace after the storm

The peace after the storm

Sometimes we need a good storm. It gets things moving, shifts energy, clears. It allows us to get new perspectives, fight what's not working and…
The game

The Game

For the whole team to work effectively they must know what roles they are playing in the business and how that contributes to the wider…
Have you ever played Top Trumps?

Have you ever played Top Trumps?

There is something on every card that will win.    If you’ve got the Lamborghini, you’ll go for speed. If you’ve got the Land Rover, you’ll…
Success Groups Launch Customer Journey

How do you explain what you do?

Service-based business owners have a unique challenge as their offering can be quite fluid.  But that often makes it hard to communicate and, therefore, hard…
Time, money and energy

Time, money and energy

Time, money and energy. As a business owner, there are three key resources that will be available to you - time, money, and energy.  
We are self aware

We are self aware!

I did a poll yesterday to look at what the main challenges were for business owners right now.
A common problem I see when working with six-figure businesses is that they don’t know when to hire, or whom to hire.  

Are you exhausted?

A common problem I see when working with six-figure businesses is that they don’t know when to hire, or whom to hire.  
Planning

Planning

Gandhi said, “Today I have twice as much to do, so I must meditate for twice as long.”   At Success Groups we have changed this…
March Highlights

Highlights March 2023

Check out our members awesome highlights and achievements for March! These videos showcase the importance of having a community of like-minded business owners.
How to maximise your prices

How to maximise your prices

The truth is many business owners I speak to, aren’t charging enough…  Pricing is a fundamental part of your business model and strategy.   Get it…
Outsourcing

Outsourcing

Initially outsource your low return/low-cost jobs, to allow yourself to put your efforts into high yield tasks.  
How do you buy your suits?

How do you buy your suits?

You've got three ways of buying suits, right?   You got off the shelf, bespoke and tailored. Everyone starts their business off doing bespoke, but they're…
Business Modelling George

Business Modelling

Think about what the systems and processes are that you can put in place that create consistency over intensity.  
smiley face

A daily well done

Make sure you're getting multiple pats on the back and little rewards for jobs well done. And if you're not getting them externally, create them…
February Highlights

Highlights February 2023

WOW.    Just wow!   How many of our members had the best month ever in January?!    Check out what incredible things the BBB…
Sales. Urgh.

Sales. Urgh.

Sales. Urgh. I can’t tell you how many conversations I have with business owners who don’t like sales. I totally get it. It’s uncomfortable, awkward,…
The Recipe for Success

The Recipe for Success

Sometimes business doesn't go the way we want it to, and creating a successful business can be much like making a cake.  
I don’t want to play today…

I don’t want to play today…

I don’t want to play today…Life has been particularly challenging since the beginning of this year. It feels at the moment like I’m getting punched…
Highlights January 2023

Highlights January 2023

Feeling the February blues? Here’s a dose of inspiring and uplifting moments from business owners just like you to get your mojo flowing…

Paula Parker – Case Study

Paula Parker - Case Study. Smashed it out the park!I love reading about business owners' success stories.  So inspiring!
Running a 6-figure service business?

Running a 6-figure service business?

Running a 6-figure service business? When your business is bigger, you have a different set of challenges. What’s required from you becomes more sophisticated and…
BBB Kick-Off 2023

BBB Kick-Off 2023

BBB Kick-Off 2023. 63 people in the room, 41 online attending this beautifully crafted and magical event.
28 day self esteem reboot book

28-Day Self-Esteem Reboot Challenge

Are you a business owner who’s really struggling to create the business and success you want because you’re aware that you're holding yourself back? 
Highlights November 2023

Highlights November 2022

Highlights November 2022. OMG! Best one yet. I cannot begin to tell you what a joy it is working with our courageous, beautiful, ambitious members.
BBB at Business Show 2023

BBB at Business Show 2022

BBB at Business Show 2022. Standing room only! George Swift being fabulous presenting to a packed room about how to get your service business to £100k.
Business Show 2023

Business Show 2022

Business Show 2022. We are delivering 4 high-value masterclasses, repeated during the event so you don’t miss out.  
Alison Joshi Case Study

Alison Joshi Case Study

Alison Joshi runs JWJ Design and joined BBB a year ago. In the last year Alison has doubled her revenue and had a shift in…
keep going

Keeping going is essential…

You have got this.  Despite everything that’s being thrown at you right now, you will prevail. I have pulled many people back from the brink…
Rant alert

Rant alert…

Yet again, someone who has spent thousands of pounds on rubbish has come to me needing help with their business. It's driving me to distraction!…
How important is a community

How important is a community

How important is community to you growing a successful business? Hmm. You can argue that I'm biased because I run communities. However, there's a reason…
Powerful human beings

High Achievers Doubt 

We’ve decided to rename Imposter Syndrome at BBB…  Why? Because the name is unhelpful.  Syndrome is a medical term.  It’s a condition where symptoms are…
Referrals are awesome

Referrals are awesome

Referrals are awesome. For a small business, they’re the number one best strategy for bringing people in and getting really solid conversions. Truth is, if…
Are you stuck right now?

Are you stuck right now

Are you stuck right now? If you are, you need to know that you are not alone. I'm seeing a lot of ‘stuckness’ at the…
How do you make a solid plan?

How do you make a solid plan

How do you make a solid plan, when it feels like the business and economic landscape is constantly shifting, and we have no idea what's…
We're right in the middle of board meetings

I’m irritated

I'm irritated by the number of posts I'm seeing suggesting that ‘the hustle’ is all bad. For those who don't know, the hustle is when…
Networking Rant

Networking Rant

I am a massive fan of business networking. I built my service business to over £100k on networking alone and I ran two networking groups…
Powerful human beings

Powerful Human Beings

I highly recommend "Breathe: The New Science of a Lost Art" by James Nestor.  This book is absolutely fantastic. It’s packed with examples of how…
Love your pet day

Love your pet day

So yesterday was National Love Your Pet Day.  Do we need a day in order to love our pets?  I don't know about you; I’m obsessed with…
Shout out to George

Shout out to George 

Today, I have to put a big shout-out to George Swift. I am 14 days into the 28-Day Self-Esteem Reboot Programme and I’m loving it! 
Coach Consulting Mentor

Coach Consulting Mentor

Coach Consulting Mentor - If you find the right CCM, you absolutely raise your chances of getting a much better return on investment.
Shout out to Deri

Shout out to Deri

A big shout out to Deri Llewellyn-Davies for a fantastic presentation recently, and, in particular, for sharing some stats which honestly blew my mind. If…
Asking for help

Asking for help

I am not very good at asking for help. It's a work in progress. It's advice that I give to the business owners that I…
Make 2022 a great year

Make 2022 a great year

Here's my top tip for making 2022 a great year. Part one - Get Help! Part two - Be Discerning. In 2020, between the months…

Success is a long game

“Success is a long game.” Success is a long game, and it's what I had to say about that. And we'll have a little chat…
Setting Up A New Business

Setting Up A New Business

I thought I'd take a few moments, actually, and just put some thoughts out there for you if you're someone that hasn't yet set up…

Leadership in Mastermind

We had a really interesting discussion yesterday about leadership in one of our Scale Masterminds. The subject that came up around leadership was showing vulnerability…

I love a good no

No! I love a good no. I was in a Mastermind session with the fabulous Holly Hinton last week, and she said that she is…

Get results others don’t

“Get the results others can't by doing what others won't.” I think there’s another way of saying it now. I think I said it a…
How can you productise your service

How can you productise your service

I think service-based businesses have a challenge that product businesses don't, and that is that their service is really quite intangible. It can often be…
Bruce Lee Quote

Bruce Lee Quote

Bruce Lee, not only famous for boxing, martial arts and making some incredible films back in the day, but also actually had great insight and…
How to keep going

How to keep going

One of the questions I get asked the most is how do you keep going with the activity when you're not seeing any signs of…
Half arsed about results

Half arsed about results

“Our soft and safe lifestyle has made it okay to be half-arsed about results. In the animal kingdom, nothing less than 100% will do.” The…

Fast enough

“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti. One of my absolute favourite quotes - I love this. It's less…

Is 00 the New 97?

We recently had a call with a prospect for Success Groups and she fed back how she was so pleased to see our rounded prices. No…
A new perspective

A new perspective

A new perspective. Are you tolerating a sheen of crap and what steps can you take to let it go and focus on the things?
Stepping Away From The Coalface

Stepping Away From The Coalface

That message we're talking about today is about pulling away from the coalface. At some point it's inevitable. If you want to grow and scale your…
A lot going on

A lot going on

If you are feeling vulnerable right now or you've been feeling vulnerable, know that you are absolutely not alone.
Echo chamber

Echo chamber

I recently had BBB Success Groups described as an echo chamber and I really like the metaphor.
Hiding behind marketing

Hiding behind marketing

Small business owners hiding behind in order to protect them from having to go out there and actually do sales activity.
Fight Harder

Fight harder

Fight harder. I'm often asked, what is the number one character trait of people who succeed? And the answer is always the same. 
Embracing Sales

Embracing sales

The longer that you put off embracing sales in your business, the longer your business is going to struggle to achieve what it otherwise could…
Room 102 - plagiarisers

Room 102 – plagiarisers

I am looking at putting in to Room 102, plagiarisers - people that steal concepts, ideas, work, and pass it off as their own. 
Making the leap

Making the Leap

Just an overview to let you know what is going on and why you might not be making that metaphorical leap in your business. 
About Success Groups

About Success Groups

I'm going to take one minute of your time to explain exactly what the hell it is that we do at Bigger Brighter Bolder.
Cross pollination of ideas

Cross pollination of ideas

Today I want to share with you a few slides - to share with you the importance of cross-pollinating ideas. One of the themes I…
Niche, Niche, Niche

Niche, Niche, Niche

Niche, niche, niche, niche! I'm sure you've heard it a million times before, whether it's from a business coach, a business book, a business magazine,…
Room 102 - Smart not hard

Room 102 – Smart not hard

Drop your comments in the comments below and let me know. Should "work smart, NOT hard", go into Room 102 where all the business bullshit…
Shout out to Rebecca Maja

Shout out to Rebecca Maja

Shout out today to Rebecca Maja. So I just want to thank you, Bex. You are an amazing addition to the BBB team and you're wonderful. 
Shout out to Louise Lyons

Shout out to Louise Lyons

Shout out to Louise Lyons. I can't tell you enough how grateful I am to have you as part of the BBB team. You're awesome.
SAS Who dares wins

SAS Who dares wins

It's not my favourite programme, but George loves it. So I watch it with him and it's SAS: Who Dares Wins. 
BBB Clients

BBB clients

A bit of a moody one from me today because I ended up in a rather rude and judgemental exchange with somebody when I was doing a…
The Two Paths

The Two Paths

There are two paths on the journey of success - the inner path and the outer path - and you have to walk both of them in order to achieve greatness,…
Plugging your Gaps

Plugging Your Gaps

I've got a few slides to run through here with you. It's about plugging your gaps. In fact, the importance of surrounding yourself with people that have…
Sales Season Approaching

Sales Season is Approaching

Enjoy the next couple of weeks but get ready to push the button on your sales activity once we head into autumn, sales season is…
Partnerships

Partnerships

Partnerships/collaborations are really important in today's climate to help you build and grow your business.
Manifestation

Manifestation

A pretty weird one today, although if you know me well, perhaps not. But I want to talk about manifestation.  
Shout out to Vanessa Mole

Shout out to Vanessa Mole

Today's shout-out is for my Operations Manager, Vanessa Mole.   Vanessa has been with us coming up four years in September. I do not know…
The BBB Team

The BBB Team

I've come back to is probably the most organized, efficient, productive, happy bunch of team members you can possibly imagine.  
Shout out to Maya Eadie

Shout out to Maya Eadie

This is a shout out for the amazing Maya Eadie, our Marketing Manager. She's been with us for about 3 ½ year and we absolutely love her!