Social media marketing


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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Predictability and Swiss clocks

swiss clock cropped

At the end of that quarter, Jamie couldn’t believe his eyes when he printed out his profit and loss report that showed an increase in net profit of 20% over the previous quarter. After 4 months Jamie also noticed that the backlog had shrunk by 50%.

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Staff and the Germans in Brazil

winning kid

The business owner’s lament: “I know I could run such a great business if it wasn’t for those pesky staff”… So how do we get our staff do what we want them to do?

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What’s worse than Tough Choices?

measure love

For every complex business problem there is a sporting analogy, that’s simple, obvious, profound… and… Wrong!

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Get Involved in Your Community


Nobody but you “gets” it… do they? … wrong… some of them do “get” it… those people are called fellow business owners

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Becoming a Sales Machine

sales flexibility

In order to sell your service, you have to sell yourself first

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Searching for Happiness is a self defeating contradiction

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Raving Fan Customers will drag their friends to come and do business with you and they will actively defend you against your competition

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Time Management


20,000 titles on Amazon that promise to make you an efficiency Ninja

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The Market

we love customers

If you and your customers offer the same service and product to the same market, all that is left is to compete on price.

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