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    Mar, 2017

    Build Relationships. Not Your Ego. (Part1)

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    I'm glad I have your attention. In this blog post, I am going to get straight to the point. No BS. Telling it like it is. Being involved with many businesses from small micro to large multi- nationals, I see & hear every day the impact of human interaction and what is does to a business’s bottom line. I will tell you about one of Australia's biggest multinational chains rapidly declining in market share, in one of my future blog posts. For now let's get serious. What i  Read More...
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    Mar, 2017

    Build Relationships. Not Your Ego. (Part 2)


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    continued from...Build Relationships. Not Your Ego. (/blog/build-relationships-not-your-ego-part-one) In my last post, I gave you the story about the reasons why most businesses small & large are failing. Firstly I'd like to take you back to the Australian multinational chain and the reason after so many years is rapidly losing market share. In this post I will refer the enterprise as company x. Feel free to join the dots Company x has been operational for 91 years and   Read More...
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    Feb, 2017

    Develop a Rock Solid Foundation - Ready for Growth


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    Whether your a seasoned professional or just starting your business journey, it's critical you know where you heading. Quote - "If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail" Benjamin Franklin When I started my business journey for the third time, I didn't expect the growth that I am experiencing now. One thing was for certain though. I knew and had a detailed plan/road map of where I wanted to go. I had and still have a clear long term vision of where my company is headin  Read More...
  • 15

    Feb, 2017

    Are you in it for the wrong reasons?

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    As a business coach/mentor I hear and see a lot of different ways of doings things. As I like to call it... strange, and yet to some that is the only way to do it. I remember the first business I was involved with - Lawn Mowing & Maintenance. For me back then it was to be my own boss, work my own hours and of course earn better money than I was when I was working for someone. That all sounded great in theory, putting it into practice was the challenge. Now it wasn't becaus  Read More...
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    Jan, 2017

    Understand Your Customers Pain/Frustrations


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    The days of doing business, how we used to, has changed and is constantly changing. In one of my previous blogs I talked about - Test the Market for Your Product & Service (/blog/test-the-market-for-your-product-service), I discussed finding out what your potential customers want. Let's look at this further.... So what are you going to do differently? Remember when answering this refer back to...People do business with people they like and trust. Understand your cust  Read More...
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