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Time to call in the Listbusters?

By | November 13th, 2015|Business Coaching, Productivity|

There comes a time in your business when you realise that you need help and have to delegate those mundane tasks that spend so long on your to do list.  You begin to dread looking at them and sometimes even dream about them, or perhaps have nightmares about them.  When this happens, its time to [...]

Last of the Summer Sun…

By | September 27th, 2015|Business Coaching|

It's been awhile, how have you been? - Are you keeping up with the trends in your industry?  Did you know that once businesses are up and running, owners struggle to plan for the long term? 61% of 160 businesses surveyed said they lacked the confidence in their ability to plan and achieve growth. Register for [...]

Do you need a coach?

By | December 4th, 2014|Business Coaching|

If you are currently struggling in your business and not making any head way, we share three reasons why now might be the time to get a coach Your business is yours, you are so close to it that it can be hard for you to be objective about the strategic direction of your business. [...]

5 Tips to Increase Productivity…

By | December 1st, 2014|Business Coaching|

1. PLAN: Make a list the night before of the 3 things you would be unhappy or frustrated about if you did not complete by the end of the next day.  Make sure you write this list before you switch on your gadgets in the morning.  The inbox and the social media are a deadly place to go if you have no plan for the [...]

Business on a Shoestring?

By | November 26th, 2014|Business Coaching|

Start Small: But Think BIG! Have great ideas but spend wisely at the start up stage. Often you're much better off looking for a business concept that is already doing well, then take that idea but do something different and better. Many great businesses are not peddling fresh ideas, just re-branding what is already out there [...]

Niche Marketing: The 411

By | November 21st, 2014|Business Coaching, Social Media|

Understanding your customers is very crucial to business success. Take a moment to imagine that you are the person who wants to buy a particular service, say a hire new accounting firm for your business. If you were a lawyer you would definitely prefer an accountant that has the experience of dealing with other lawyers. [...]

Where are your customers?

By | November 19th, 2014|Business Coaching|

Yes, Where are your customers? If you are re-reading that question or looking around….Then you better keep reading. So you have started the business and sales are trickling in, but could you walk up any street and pick out 5 of your 'customers'? I often ask my clients who they want to sell to..Their answer [...]

One Page Biz Map

By | November 15th, 2014|Business Coaching|

Are you struggling to find customers and make a profit? Based on my experience  with new and established businesses and from the training sessions that I deliver, I noticed that there was a need for a simple business map/plan, (not the formal zillion page document that we are familiar with) but something on one page [...]

Social Media: What’s all the fuss about?

By | November 14th, 2014|Business Coaching, Social Media|

Never have there been so many opportunities for one to become a public persona.   The social media allows us our 15 minutes of fame and some, and it has brought out the narcissism in many of us.  However on the plus side social media is a god send to the small business owner and [...]

How to Build a Great Business

By | November 12th, 2014|Business Coaching|

Today I am going to be writing about how to build a great business. As we all know a lot of things in life are simple but not quite easy to do and this is one of them.  Building a great business really has its foundations on 5 key area.  These 5 strategies if adopted, [...]