Tag: business planning

A Taste of My Own Medicine

medicine What would you do if you had a sudden windfall in your business? Are you holding off on making an investment because you haven’t got the money yet? The question recently popped into my head while reading about an innovative new working capital loan provider for small business.
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Business Is All About The Numbers

numbers Doing business without numbers is like playing football without a scoreboard. You simply cannot run any kind of business for any length of time without keeping your eye on the numbers.
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Business Plans That Work

Business plans that work. A business without a plan achieves everything in it. What does it take to make a success of your small business… how can you avoid adding to those frightening statistics about failure rates of small business?
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The Purpose of Your Business

Thinking that the purpose of business is to make money, is like thinking that human beings are on this earth to eat. Eating allows us to fulfil our purpose in life and it is the same for business. Profit allows Business to make good on its Greater Purpose
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First Steps to Establishing Your Market

First Steps to establishing a market for your business ©by Roland Hanekroot, New Perspectives Coaching 2013 What does it take to make a success of your small business… how can you avoid adding to those frightening statistics about failure rates
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See – Feel – Change

Business Masterminds Observations SEE-FEEL-CHANGE I read a wonderful book by Chip and Dan Heath a little while ago called “Switch”, “How to change things when Change is hard” The book is full of wonderful anecdotes and really clear explanations of
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Noble Failures

Business Masterminds Observations Create Noble Failures I read ‘It’s not the big that eat the small, it is the fast that eat the slow’ by Jason Jennings and Laurence Haughton years ago (follow this link) and was reminded of that
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1001 Business Bedtime Stories… Rebecca Builds a System

The system works! Rebecca gets systemised… Truth 8 Read on to find out how Rebecca learnt that systemisation = less effort + more profit. Once upon a time… a long, long time ago in a country not unlike Australia… Rebecca ran a
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1001 Business Bedtime Stories… When Courage Leads to Money to Spare

1001 Business Bedtime Stories… Truth 4: Cashflow Ever wondered why sometimes we don’t succeed, even when we know how to solve a problem? Find out how Vivienne overcame her cashflow problem and now couldn’t be happier. Once upon a time…
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