Learn to recognise when your negative thoughts are holding you in a mental rut and instead move forwards with success
Vicky Stanton worked in both the private and public sectors in HR finishing her corporate career in the policeservice after many years. Knowing full well that HR weremostly called in to deal with the negative issues when they arise she wanted instead to empower people within their roles as business leaders and unblock the issues that she’d been privy to over the years. By asking the right questions she helps business owners become unstuck from the problems that bind them and instead move forwards confidently. If you’ve been feeling overwhelmed recently read on, one of these golden nuggets of advice might just be your meal ticket to getting going again …
Why do we get stuck or in a mental rut with our businesses?
Apple is pushing for huge rent reductions across its UK stores despite its sales soaring to new heights during the lockdown.
The tech giant has told landlords of a portion of its 38-store estate in the UK that it wants rents slashed by up to 50% and a rent-free period. In return, it has offered to extend leases by a few years.
The tough tactics have caused consternation among property owners. Despite all its stores being forced to close as the pandemic swept around the world, Apple reported last week that second-quarter sales jumped by 11% to a record $59.7bn (£45.6bn). The iPhone-maker posted a profit of $55.3bn last year.
Apple is seeking to bring its rents into line with other retailers, many of which are benefiting from cut-price deals as landlords struggle to keep their shopping centres occupied.
Last year, Apple UK posted sales of nearly £1.4bn and profits