Business development is, by definition, undefined. According to Jennifer Fremont-Smith, it is the process of uncovering the “unknown unknowns” that can help to grow a company. The key is to focus on specific metrics that define growth for your business, and then seek out the partnerships, people, and products that increase those metrics.
New Year’s (and all time’s) advice to build a Fun Business that sustains you for years to come. The top Five things you must focus on in 2017 and beyond
One of the reasons we procrastinate is that we aren’t clear on what it is we are meant to be doing. I suddenly realised a few months ago, that I was stuck in the middle of exactly that kind of procrastination swamp. I didn’t know what I was meant to be doing, because there was nothing to do.
I’m into my sixth month of developing my business and I’m making just enough to keep the company afloat. It’s a damn hustle and it sucks. Do most people who start small businesses feel this way?
The secret to building a great small business is not about the idea, it’s about actually building it. Ideas are cheap, what are you going to build today?
Most small business owners are not entrepreneurs… and that’s a good thing
Small business doesn’t care about gender. Women everywhere are giving up on cracking the glass ceiling in the corporate world and bypassing it by heading into small business, and they’re giving the guys a run for their money.
I wasn’t even really aware of the concept of a business coach. When I first heard of it, it seemed like an indulgent concept for people who can’t get their act together.
Ever heard about “reverse mentoring”? The idea is to take on a mentor who is half your age to get with the times in respect modern communications and use of social media. Senior business people should acknowledge that they might be be wise in business but largely clueless about social media and new forms of communicating and marketing.
To be successful in business you only have to do two things: Do Great Work… and make sure lots of people know about it
Raving Fan Customers will drag their friends to come and do business with you and they will actively defend you against your competition