Running a small business has a lot in common with being a parent. There are no rule books, no accepted protocols set in stone and no blueprint to follow to guarantee the success of any business. Being in business since a young age and for the past few years a consultant and mentor, I’ve been […]
It’s an alarming statistic that over half of new businesses fail within the first couple of years. Here are the top five reasons why. Find out how you can easily avoid business failure.
I’m currently working 16 hour days (again) redesigning a website for an existing client. The website in question is a ten year old one that I work on regularly for this client. The client in question knows the value of having a good online presence and in fact around 80% of their business is now […]
You may not realise it but everyone who is in business or any customer facing role needs to know how to sell. The truth is, you’ve been selling since the day you were born. Each time you cried as a baby you were selling, each time you talked your parents into letting you have ice […]
Over the past 25 years I’ve come across several businesses that have made one simple mistake when calculating profits. When I’ve pointed it out and explained it they’ve been astounded that something so simple has got past them for many years! How Are You Working Out Your Profit? For this example let us just assume […]