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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.

The Power of Referrals and Word of Mouth Marketing

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Most networking events are an absolute waste of time and worse, they’re often boring. I’ve certainly never sold anything at a networking event and yet I keep going. Why is that?

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How to Make Sales Fun: Podcast on Marketing

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This whole selling thing carries so much baggage. Many of us don’t think we’re any good at it, we don’t like it and we don’t think our customers like it much either. The great news is there are some very simple things we can do to free ourselves of all this fear

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Business Bedtime Stories: Joan’s Startup Podcast

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In which we meet Joan and follow her on her first steps to building a Fun business that sustains her for years to come

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Resilience is the Key to Building a Great Business

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To be a successful small business owner I believe you must live higher up the resilience scale than the average person, because the journey of building a small business is full of traps and snags

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Slow and Steady Wins the Race: Podcast Interview

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A podcast interview with one of my past clients, Heath, asking him to describe how the development of his business is like a journey.

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Talking to Your Neighbours in the Days of Facebook

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In 2015 I would be surprised if I still need to spend energy convincing business owners to have a website, but just having a website is not enough anymore.

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Not All KPI’s are Created Equal: A Podcast on Numbers with Rick Polito

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Not All KPI’s are equal… Rick Polito helps us work out which KPI’s we ought to focus on to grow our business with control

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Fun is All That Matters: A Small Business Masterminds Webinar Podcast

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When your business is Fun, it mens everything is working, it means you’re making money and your staff are engaged and your customers love you and you are proud of what you do and your life is in balance… so let’s focus on Fun in business first of all.

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Old Fashioned Marketing in the Digital Age: Podcast with Scott Forrest

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Scott Forrest from Motive Marketing and I go deep, deeper, deepest and somehow find our way back to the top again about Modern marketing and old fashioned principles of trust and visibility.

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The Most Important Reason for Taking on a Business Coach

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I’m no different really to all my fellow coaches; I am similarly convinced of my genius, but in the depth of the night, when noone is listening, I know it hasn’t got anywhere near as much to do with my talents as I like to make out.

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