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.

Today Does Matter

Today Does Matter

If you told me 6 months ago that we would be facing a world recession, people would have laughed and said you’re crazy. The economy was doing well. The future was bright. Things were going just fine. Then Covid-19 hit. And with it, the focus changed – and so did...
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...
Best Practice

Best Practice

If there’s a time to look at best practice for your business, it’s now.  Businesses are basically being told – if you want your business to survive and thrive Covid-19, you must also start looking ahead to what the future brings and pivot your business. This is...
Grow Your Business Not Your Back Office

Grow Your Business Not Your Back Office

Hands up if you sat back and reflected that business was so much easier when you were much smaller! How many times have you seen your friends and colleagues run a profitable solopreneur business only to find their profits dropped when they grow their business? And...
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?

I Have A Dream

I Have A Dream

Do you relate to the words in this well known Abba song “In my dreams I have a plan”? I do.  Maybe that’s why Abba is still one of my favourite pop groups today. The lyrics of many of their songs resonate with me. I have a dream – and it’s not to work all night and...
How To Pivot And Change Your Business

How To Pivot And Change Your Business

How often have you heard the words, “we are living in unprecedented times” in the last 3 months? My guess is … A LOT! And these unprecedented times means that we must pivot and change our business if we are to survive AND thrive during this crisis. So how then, can we...
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...