From Employee To Entrepreneur

From Employee To Entrepreneur

The Covid-19 crisis has had an unforeseeable effect on many businesses. When Covid-19 first burst on the scene, many thought it was just another virus. It was nothing to worry about. Sadly, many have found Covid-19 has affected them in ways they did not expect....
Winning Customers

Winning Customers

Love what you do but hate to have to do the selling? If you want to win customers and grow your business, you must learn to sell. It’s a do or die scenario.

Taking Care Of Business

Taking Care Of Business

If you’re an Elvis Presley fan (or old enough of have heard of him), you would know that he adopted “Taking Care of Business in a Flash” as his motto.  The logo TCB with the lightning flash can be seen on a lot of Elvis Presley memorabilia. On some merchandise, it...
Escape From The Struggle Zone

Escape From The Struggle Zone

Last week I wrote a fairly extensive article on the Entrepreneur’s Journey and how 70-80% of businesses in the struggle zone never ever escape from here. Many business owners get disillusioned and go back to being an employee, never ever to talk about their dreams...
The Entrepreneur’s Journey

The Entrepreneur’s Journey

So many start their entrepreneur’s journey expecting this to be one wonderful ride to success. What can you really expect to meet on your journey?

Marketing Today

Marketing Today

Marketing today is no different to marketing yesterday. “Build it, and they will come” only works in the movies. If you want to grow your business, you must DO strategic marketing. It’s not a case of just throwing it out there and hoping that something sticks. You...
Building Your Brand

Building Your Brand

When we talk about brand, we tend to think of businesses. We think of the big brand companies such as Coca Cola, Macdonalds, Nike and Apple. However, as a SME (small medium enterprise), building your business brand starts with you. You ARE your business. Your business...
Doing Business After Covid-19

Doing Business After Covid-19

There is no doubt in my mind at all that doing business after Covid-19 will be very different to doing business before Covid-19. How will this look? As a business mentor, my role is to look forward, consider the possibilities and help my clients navigate that path....
People Challenge

People Challenge

The People Challenge would definitely have to rank up there in the list of things that causes frustration and stress to the business owner.  After I sold my accounting practice in 2001, I promised myself that I would NEVER ever have employees again. I will just work...
How To Survive And Thrive Through Covid-19

How To Survive And Thrive Through Covid-19

There are times when you do everything right – and STILL, everything goes wrong through no fault of yours. Covid-19 hit and business owners are helpless as they watch the business that they have worked so hard to build, just disintegrate in front of their eyes....