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What is YOUR elephant in the room?

Quick Business Tip – What is YOUR elephant in the room?

September 26, 2017

Ever find that you are trying to avoid the most obvious of things when running your business? Is the cashflow bothering you? Are some of your employees grinding at you? Is the equipment you use frustrating you? Is your partnership nagging a...

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Just go for "It"

Quick Business Tip – Just go for “It”

September 14, 2017

Simple one today. If think you want it, then, you know you want "It", whatever "It" is for you. The only one holding you back is you. ...

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Never underestimate how much money you need to start a business

Quick Business Tip – Never underestimate how much money you need to start a business

September 5, 2017

Time is money. You have heard this before. However, most aspiring entrepreneurs totally underestimate how much it costs to start a business. The organic approach costs those people far more than they would accept to appreciate. That’s bec...

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Similarities between top sporting organisations and top SME businesses

Quick Business Tip – Similarities between top sporting organisations and top SME businesses

August 30, 2017

Sport has great comparisons with business and here are some of those: Extremely committed people Goal focused KPI focussed Coaching structures Honesty in appraisals F...

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What happens to business owners after a business partnership ends

Quick Business Tip – What happens to business owners after a business partnership ends

August 16, 2017

The most common thing I find when a business partnership ends is that the remaining business owner first takes a sigh of relief, but, very soon the feeling of isolation creeps in. Some of the habits acquired during the partnership were to ...

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Why Business Partnerships don't work and what to do about it

Quick Business Tip – Why Business Partnerships don’t work and what to do about it

August 8, 2017

So, you may be in a business partnership and wondering what you have done. Don't worry; this is a common problem and one that there is no shame in it other than taking the positive actions straight away. First of all, you need to...

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Great Ideas for Tradies

Quick Business Tip – Great Ideas for Tradies

July 27, 2017

Typically, trades businesses rely on trust to stand out ahead of the various competitors. Most common issues faced are: Finding experienced tradesmen Finding young, enthusiastic apprentices with a care factor...

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How to get great employees

Quick Business Tip – How to get great employees

July 10, 2017

In an ever more difficult business environment for SMEs, it is getting enormously difficult to get amazing employees who are willing to stay in your business for a long time. This creates the issues of constant re-employment, training and c...

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Why get a business coach?

Quick Business Tip – Why get a business coach?

July 4, 2017

Surely business owners know their business. But, what if their competitors who also know their business have a business coach? That is the best example of why business coaches are useful even to the most experienced business owners. I coach...

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The Art of Negotiation

Quick Business Tip – The Art of Negotiation

June 27, 2017

Do you feel that you could do with ideas on how to negotiate better? Know of people who seem to have it down to an art form? Positive negotiation is best when viewed from a win/win perspective. It's important to leave something on the ta...

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