All posts by Glenn Matthews

Plan to reach your business goals

Glenn Matthews

Summer seems to go by quicker every year, and it’s hard to believe that the children have already been back at school for a couple of weeks. Now they’re rested they can continue their journey to fulfilling their potential, and it could be the same for your business.

A chance to reflect

If we’re refreshed from a summer break, it’s a good time to reflect on the year that has passed so far.

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Networking doesn’t need to be scary

Glenn Matthews

You’ve started your business, you’ve perfected your offering, now all you need to do is find someone to buy from you. Social media is an effective way to promote yourself, so why bother to network?

What puts people off networking?

Some of my clients are put off networking because they feel it involves getting up at the crack of dawn, and having to stand up and deliver a short talk to sell themselves.

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Tying the knot with your business

Glenn Matthews

I have been working with new businesses for the best part of five years at Larking Gowen, and having married last year, it struck me how similar the two things can be.

Taking the leap

From the moment I proposed, it seemed that every free hour was consumed with making plans. Having your own business can feel the same; it will take a lot of time, but it really is worth taking that time at the start, as this will mean that everything that follows is likely to be smoother.

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Helping new businesses to network

Glenn Matthews

At Larking Gowen we help new businesses start up and flourish by being there to support them and by providing practical business advice. We also help to arrange networking events for new businesses so that they get to meet with likeminded entrepreneurs and other businesses at the start of their journey in order to share experiences and advice.

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