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Retainers vs Projects: The Pros and Cons
Any entrepreneur will tell you that consistent cash flow is the life blood of a successful business. And when we first started Black Mountain we naturally thought that this meant securing as many retainer clients as possible, in order to have a predictable income and workload in the future (as well as to plan better too).
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The truth about a lifestyle business
By Catherine Although Black Mountain has been alive for a few years now, it's only recently that we've realised what we really are: we're a "lifestyle business". Contrary to what many people believe, this doesn't mean we're lazy or unambitious compared to the business owners who employ hundreds of people, with a head office and branches and middle managers. Like them, we work hard and we take pride in what we do.