Why I said No to an amazing opportunity and passed it on to a friend of mine. To take control of your business and life and get off the roller coaster of small business, one of the most important skills to develop as a business owner is the ability to say No. Knowing what to go for and especially what not to go for is at the root of building a Beautiful Business and Life
Although it can look like the demands of business, making money, profitability, cashflow, financial management are in conflict with creating great architecture or beautiful design, the opposite is the case. Create a great business-vehicle that makes money and generates great cash flow allows you to create more great architecture.
A big factor in the profitability of your business, is how much you pay yourself as the business owner, CEO and chief cook and bottle washer. So how much should you pay yourself, or should you pay yourself at all? Why does it matter what you pay yourself?
Making money in your business isn’t rocket science. It’s always back to the basics: Make sure you bring in more money than you let out. Here are the ten key strategies to do just that in your business. If you focus on these ten this year, I guarantee you’ll make more money this year than last year.
Do you know what the biggest secret is to growing your business? When your business is small it’s easy to make sure that you deliver on all your promises, but when you start to grow the challenge is to keep control. If you do, growth is easy. If you don’t, you’ll always struggle.
Buying locally means that you are actually supporting your own community in more ways than you think. This is because many local businesses support local charities that are particularly relevant to that area, and by shopping locally you are helping to increase the number of local donations.