Business Lessons and Resources

Know Your Game, Play Your Game

I can't tell you just how many business and brand owners find themselves in the crazy bunny moment.. You know that moment right? When you're bouncing off the walls racing unsure of whether you should go forward, stick your neck out & hope for the best or get back...

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SMALL CHANGES MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE TO YOUR BOTTOM LINE

Lots of businesses are doing okay. But they're not doing well. And that's a real pity. I can't tell you how many business owners attempt to reinvent their business so that they can turn this around.  But  listen up. You don't have to reinvent your business in order to...

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AVOID THIS SIMPLE, BUT IMPORTANT, DESIGN FAUX PAS

Like it or not we all need good design. You see winning over new clients will at some stage involve you putting something in front of your potential customers. And whether that's advertising, branding, packaging, or even a simple cost estimate good design helps. Get...

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THE SIMPLE FORMULA TO BUILDING TRUST

My business partner is one of those remarkable people who seems to be able to naturally build trust. He meets someone and they seem to want to do business with him. And when those deals happen, he manages to build long term relationships that evolve quite naturally in...

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6 WAYS TO FIND STICKY GOOEY PROBLEMS TO SOLVE

Keep a Problems Journal. Record 1 problem a day for 30 days. Voila. Ask 5 people to tell you about stuff they’re really P’ssed off about from the last week. Have an ”I wish” tea. Get a few bodies around a table for an hour of talking about their deep down desires,...

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7 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR CASH FLOW

Cash Flow! Say those words and too many business owners nod their heads in understanding, but with a  grimace on their faces. It's the biggest reason that businesses go bust. Lots of paper profits, but not enough cash in the bank to pay for business operations. But...

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HOW TO WRITE THE PERFECT ELEVATOR PITCH

Have you ever found yourself at one of those networking events, a cold sweat pooling under your pits as you desperately try to magic up an elevator pitch before it’s your turn to speak? Personally I never want that to happen to me ever again.  And there...

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HOW TO BUILD A BUSINESS THAT CAN RUN WITHOUT YOU

"Let's face it, most of us didn't set out on this really tough business journey with the idea that we'd have no life outside of work." But many business owners find themselves chained to their business 24-7, 365.And if you have any wish to someday sell...

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