The Ten Things You Must Do To Make Your Business Value Go Up

Secret #6: Make sure no customer is responsible for more than 10% of your revenue if you want potential buyers to get excited about your business.
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The Opposite of Overwhelm and How to Get There

“Where you direct your gaze on a motorcycle is where the bike will automatically want to follow. When spotting a pothole, focus on where you want to go instead if you want to avoid breaking your fork.”
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Staff can make or break your business

employee from hell In your heart of hearts, deep deep down, if you were given the best possible advice and you were to carry out that advice to the letter, do you think it’s possible for you to remedy this situation with your staff member and turn him or her into the engaged, highly functioning team member you need?
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Competition, Growth and the Red Queen

competition and growth Growth is irrelevant. I’m not sure who ever made growth such a focus in business, but he (and it’s guaranteed to be a he, btw) should have been strangled at birth.
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Build your business with Snapchat

snapchat seniors business Wait, what? Snapchat is that thing the kids use, right? To send the pictures that disappear in a few seconds. That’s not a business app. Or is it?
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How To Find a Great Business Coach

how to find a business coach When my coaching engagements work really well, they do so because we get the three big questions right and when they don’t, the problem is always about those same three questions as well
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Looking Life In the Eye

death life When death does happen to us, we act as if we never saw it coming. We spend 9 months or more preparing for the arrival of a baby, from organizing support to getting the baby’s room ready. How about holding a “Death Shower” to balance out the saccharine sweetness of the “Baby Shower”?
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How do you Sell to a Generation That Hates Ads

millenials smart phones Outreach that once caught the attention of teens and 20-somethings simply isn’t turning heads today and, in fact, is considered an annoyance by people in that age range.
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A small business mentor will change your world

business mentoring Being in a mentoring relationship with someone whether as mentor or mentee can be incredibly rewarding for both parties. It certainly has been that for me as much as for the people I’ve mentored
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Future Proofing Your Business With Profit

business profit invest The first thing you have to do with your profit, is collect it. Profit is no good to you if it’s in the the bank accounts of your clients. This may seem an obvious point, but you’d be surprised how many small business owners I work with make profit, and yet can’t pay their bills.
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