Tag: business development

First Things First: What is the Purpose of your business?

big question purpose of business Have you asked yourself the big question of business? Do you know what the biggest question of all is in business? You should you know, life will never be the same again if you ask yourself the question.
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Ten Priorities for Change: Foundations for a Great Business and Life

foundation change business life I believe that effective business coaching and development programs should focus as much on the person of the business owner, as they are on the mechanics of the business. As a Business-Life Coach, therefore I want to help you become the very strongest foundation for your business you can be.
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The Entrepreneur Type Scale

Entrepreneurs come in many different shapes and sizes and in many different types. There are the extremes and then there is everyone in between. Where do you sit on the Entrepreneur Type Scale. And what does that mean for the challenges in your business?
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No business without sales

car sales man All of his KPIs moved up, except one… His revenue. Sales stuck more or less where they’d been for the past three years, and nothing seemed able to get that number to move.
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Family business: Husband and Wife as business partners

Family business husband and wife business partners Husband and wife business partnerships can be really satisfying, they can be great vehicles for making money while allowing a couple to grow and develop together. But family businesses come with a unique set of challenges.
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Family Business; When husband and wife partner up in small business

Roland helped us get clear on our roles and responsibilities in the business and find a realistic balance between work and home life … Business is Fun again, for both of us.
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Getting clear about the perfect clients for your business

Let’s say someone wanted to help you get more clients and they had a database 6000 small business owners. How can such a person go about identifying those 5 to 10 perfect introductions for you from amongst the database of 6000?
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Cold calling is not dead, it just smells funny

By being strategic about the people I approach and the emails I write them, I often have great success opening a business opportunity.
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Driving your business forward by getting under the bonnet

under the bonnet KPI The biggest opportunity in the development of your small business is to work out what the critical KPIs for your business are. Finding your KPI’s starts by conducting an objective review of your business from the outside looking in.  It forces you to really get under the bonnet.
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Small Business Innovation and My Beautiful Laundrette

The big question was how I could get the great turnover of a city laundry in Maroubra. The stumbling block appeared to be being located in Maroubra but in fact that became my stepping stone
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