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My coaching, mentoring, webinars, workshops, and seminar programs are designed specifically for small business owners who want to have more fun in business and build businesses that sustain them for years to come.

Customer Feedback the Simple Way

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Do you know if your customers truly love you? Are they advocates of your business or are they looking for the right opportunity to move on? What are you doing to find out?

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Business the Simple Way

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To be successful in business you only have to do two things: Do Great Work… and make sure lots of people know about it

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Outsourcing

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Let’s be quite clear about this. By engaging Rajiv to carry out the design and illustration work for my third book, I’ve taken work away from an Australian designer and illustrator and I’ve done so because it’s cheaper… much cheaper.

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Marketing Made Easy

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Marketing gurus have many grand theories about what works and what doesn’t to grow your business. But when you listen to all of them it’s like having your brain fried by Dr Evil, it’s all just so confusing.

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Social media marketing

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I bet no one has ever done business with you unless they trusted you at least at some level… A different level of trust is required to engage with a financial planner than to buy a litre of milk from the corner store, but without trust there is no business.

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Fun in Business

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If your business is Fun, it means everything is working as it should

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The Purpose of your Business

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Thinking that the purpose of business is to make money, is like thinking that human beings are on this earth to eat. Eating allows us to fulfil our purpose in life and it is the same for business. Profit allows Business to make good on its Greater Purpose

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Enough, and the Business Growth Myth

  Enough…   Or why it’s time to send Richard Branson back to his island If you enjoy this article click here to get a copy of one of the “The Ten Truths” books for business owners for free I’ve had

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First Steps to Establishing Your Market

The Simple Steps for Business Program First Steps to establishing a market for your business ©by Roland Hanekroot, New Perspectives Coaching 2013 Download this article as a PDF here What does it take to make a success of your small

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The First Steps to Sound Financial Management of Your Business

The Simple Steps for Business Program First Steps to Sound Financial Management of your business ©by Roland Hanekroot, New Perspectives Coaching 2013 Download this article as a PDF here What does it take to make a success of your small

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