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.
“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.”
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?
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.
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
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.
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
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.