Darren Lawes

Buying Bitcoin and Assets Under Value

As of writing this 24th June 2018 Bitcoin has breached the $6000 mark, lots of people are losing their heads as Bitcoin has fallen from $20,000 around Christmas to where it is now.  For me this isn’t an issue, I’m currently buying more crypto (not Bitcoin) the long term fundamentals for crypto are great and […]

Why is Robert Mugabe’s sacking an important lesson in business leadership?

What has Robert Mugabe’s sacking got to do with your business? a lot more than you might think… There’s a difference between a Leader and a Loser the first inspires those around them to be better than they are, the second uses fear as their only management tool eventually losing their teams trust, admiration, respect […]

Do You Own a Facilities Management or Marketing Related Company?

I am currently looking for companies that are turning over roughly £500k – £5m/year that would be interested in partnering with a company that is doing an IPO in the next 12 months. This could lead to a lot of work for the right company and be very profitable. Obviously this is not a lot […]

Doubling Your Business Without Spending On Sales and Marketing

Contrary to most people’s beliefs (mine included until I learn’t better) there are other ways to grow a business than focussing your efforts on more Sales and Marketing. Simpler ways, that have a much greater impact on your wealth and revenue (much much greater). Up until the last 12 months or so I was firmly […]

An ode to quitting

This poem was recently shared by Richard Branson on his blog, it struck a cord with me so I thought I would spread the love. The Quitter When you’re lost in the Wild, and you’re scared as a child,And Death looks you bang in the eye,And you’re sore as a boil, it’s according to HoyleTo […]

How I got hooked on Conversion Rate Optimisation.

How I got hooked on Conversion Rate Optimisation. My first real encounter with CRO was several years ago in my first successful business although I didn’t know what it was called back then. The business was a property investment company and we where buying properties direct from the vendors cutting out estate agents and buying […]

First Post, So What’s It All About?

Hey there, welcome to my blog. It’s a little walk into my world and my interests mainly Optimising Business’s which is something I have grown passionate about over the years owning several business’s of my own. I hope you can learn from some of my experience and avoid some of the traps I have fallen […]