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7 Tell-Tale Signs Of A Failing Business

7 Tell-Tale Signs Of A Failing Business Thousands of businesses die out each year, but most of these businesses don’t go down without providing signs. If you fear that your business is failing, you need to take a look at the warning signs. From a declining market to  poor management , you may be experiencing […]

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Being An Entrepreneur: It’s All In The Mind

There is an awful lot of content out there for an entrepreneur to study that addresses the starting and running of a successful business. As an entrepreneur you’re well aware of the need for creating and developing products and services, systems and processes, partnerships and a great environment to support your employees in doing their […]

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5 Beliefs That Can Destroy Your Small Business

Are These 5 Beliefs Destroying Your Small Business? Beliefs are powerful drivers of our behaviour and our results when it comes to business. The following 5 beliefs are common place in small business and are responsible for wasted time, money and angst. Read through them and see if you are suffering from any one of […]

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4 Negative Effects Of Micro Management On Your Business

4 Negative Micro Management Effects There are many approaches to managing and motivating employees and building an environment that empowers them to excel. Managements of employees can range from total indifference to the other extreme of double guessing and checking every action taken by an employee. Micro management is a common occurrence in many businesses, […]

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The Most Important Component Of Your Business

When it comes to business there are many moving parts that you need to manage in order to create a successful outcome. You need to consider the financial aspects of the business along with how you are going to market and promote to best effect. Don’t forget sales, service delivery, employee management, customer service, purchasing […]

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Dealing With Business Performance Anxiety

Want to know how to improve your business’s performance? This is a common question from small business coaching clients. To start with you need to know how it is currently doing. This involves measurement. You can’t really improve something unless you can measure it. Without a base measurement to track your performance going forward you are […]

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Improve Your Business With A Free CRM

Still juggling multiple spreadsheets when it comes to tracking where your prospects are in your sales process? Is your follow-up reactive and ad hoc? Then you will surely improve your productivity and results by transitioning to a CRM (customer relationship management system). The sales and customer management systems within your business are critical components that […]

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5 Critical Business Mistakes To Avoid

Here are five business mistakes you may be making right now and their impact. Even one of these mistakes can have a significant effect on your ability to grow your business. 1. Lack Of Long Term Thinking Many owners of small businesses tend to suffer from a lack of long-term thinking. Typically short-term survival, coupled […]

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Building Your Business Quarter By Quarter

Building Your Business Quarter By Quarter If you want to build your business in a consistent manner, it’s best to have a plan. If you don’t already have a plan but you’re thinking of creating one, can I suggest you plan for 90 day periods or quarters. Planning quarter by quarter is short-term, however it […]

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Passion Prior To Profits

I am sure many entrepreneurs have done it. I know I did in the early days. Yes, I too wanted to start a business primarily to make money. My main drive was to run my own show and rake in lots of cash and profit! The end result was a dismal failure. I regrouped and […]

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