Neil Petch

Neil Petch

Chairman, Virtugroup

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Growing a Business

The Five Stages Of Your Business Lifecycle: Which Phase Are You In?

As your business grows and develops, so too do your business aims, objectives, priorities and strategies– and that's why an awareness of what stage of the business life cycle you are currently in can be helpful.

The How-To: Tackling The Emotional Challenges Of Being An Entrepreneur

We are not really doing much to acknowledge how difficult emotions are to manage, and because of this lack of awareness, we take no action that could lead to us having a better level of control over these more complex of emotions.

Simplification: The Entrepreneur's Secret To Success

The two key benefits of simplification: one, it will make your life more enjoyable and pleasant in general; and two, it is key to your business success, because it allows you to focus on getting things done right, as opposed to just getting them done.

Top Startup Opportunities For 2016 And Beyond

There was a time when the thought of launching a startup would be viewed by even the most experienced business minds with an air of caution and trepidation.

Five Ways Today's Entrepreneur Can Stay Fighting Fit

The smart entrepreneur knows that success comes in large part from being physically fit and mentally alert

Age Is Not A Barrier to Startup Success

Despite the focus on young startup successes, it is the older generation who are leading the way when it comes to owning their own businesses.
Body Language

Seven Body Language Cues Entrepreneurs Need To Be Aware Of

Whether we realize it or not, we are constantly giving off body signals that affect how others perceive us.
Starting a Business

Getting Started As An Entrepreneur: Launching A Business While Still Employed

Getting your startup off the ground "on the side" allows you to test the market with your business without giving up the security of a regular income.

How To Be A Better Boss

For all you bosses out there, you know that it can be the best of times and the worst of times all on a single day– all in a single hour.

How To Find Your Negotiation Comfort Zone

The true "born negotiator" is, in fact, the one who properly prepares for every encounter.

Five Traits Of The Successful Entrepreneur

Here are a few particular traits or characteristics –or whatever we wish to call them– that are invaluable to an entrepreneur's successful long-term journey.