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Why leadership skills are important for any business

Successful business owners share many traits and put their success down to several reasons including work ethic, timing, vision and being supported by a talented team. Obviously all of these are important but we are going to focus on that final reason i.e. the team, or more importantly leadership of that team. A team or a business without leadership is like a ship without a rudder, left to drif...

A guide to Industrial Coaching


So just in case you have not been paying attention, the world of work has been turned upside down in the past 20 years. This step-change is accelerating fast with the last of the baby boomer leadership generation retiring to be replaced with younger generations with new ideas, and new ways of working. Neither of these generations of people are wrong...

Swansea University selects Business Butler to deliver start-up programme

Swansea-based Business Butler has been chosen by the city’s university as the delivery partner for their pioneering Graduate Start-Up Scheme. This bold initiative has been devised to encourage entrepreneurship among graduates while improving their chances of succeeding in business.

The scheme is a 12-month programme starting on 30 January 2023 and will support Swansea University Graduates...

An unforgettable day at the Business Mindset conference

The power of the mind should not be underestimated and peak performance coach, Mr Jim Steele, proved that in the opening minutes of his captivating Business Mindset Conference in Cardiff. The event was held in the majestic Cornerstone Arts Centre and Community Hub, a converted chapel, where Steele preached to the masses about the benefits of having a business mindset.

A vibra...

The importance of a Business Mindset

When you look at successful people in business they all share several traits but the most important of these arguably is a business mindset. This is often referred to as an entrepreneurial mindset but either way the key point to note is that anybody can learn how to develop such a positive and rewarding mindset.

What is a business mindset?

A person with a busin...

Was the Kickstart Scheme a success or failure?

The UK’s Government Kickstart Scheme has just stopped taking anymore applicants. The scheme works to give 16 to 24 year olds who are on Universal Credit opportunities to “kick start” their careers. The scheme has been praised but also scrutinised for the lack of ‘good’ jobs available. I myself can pledge that there are a fair few questionable jobs involved ...