Nick Ikonomou business coach

Quick Business Tip - Should you focus on your Strengths or Weaknesses?

Well, both. However, in different proportions. Remember, your weaknesses are the ones which are holding you back to achieving amazing things and you need to work out how to get them out of your way...

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Nick Ikonomou business coach

Quick Business Tip - Having Fun? You better be.

Here's my quick observation across my wide experience with business owners. One major ingredient separates the successful ones from the struggling ones. It's the ability to have fun along the way...

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Nick Ikonomou business coach

Quick Business Tip - To franchise or not to franchise

So, you're chugging along nicely and the business reached a level where it might make more sense to franchise than to keep growing the areas yourself. What would be the criteria for you to decide to...

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Nick Ikonomou business coach

Quick Business Tip - What are great KPIs for SMEs?

Why do you need to measure things in a small business? Because if you don't, you can't improve on it. So, what sort of things are useful to know for an SME? Well, that depends on the industry, so, I...

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Nick Ikonomou business coach

Quick Business Tip - What is the Number 1 mistake SME business owners make?

Fearing of making a mistake. Why is that so important? I've discussed this often, that inaction creates procrastination and the result of this is far worse than those business owners who take action...

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Nick Ikonomou business coach

Quick Business Tip - What is YOUR elephant in the room?

Ever find that you are trying to avoid the most obvious of things when running your business? Is the cashflow bothering you? Are some of your employees grinding at you? Is the equipment you use...

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Nick Ikonomou business coach

Quick Business Tip - Just go for "It"

Simple one today. If think you want it, then, you know you want "It", whatever "It" is for you. The only one holding you back is you.

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Quick Business Tip - Never underestimate how much money you need to start a business

Time is money. You have heard this before. However, most aspiring entrepreneurs totally underestimate how much it costs to start a business. The organic approach costs those people far more than they...

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Nick Ikonomou business coach

Quick Business Tip - Similarities between top sporting organisations and top SME businesses

Sport has great comparisons with business and here are some of those: Extremely committed people Goal focused KPI focussed Coaching structures Honesty in appraisals Fast paced Team culture...

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Business coaching for business partnerships and post partnerships. Nick Ikonomou. Business coach.

Quick Business Tip - What happens to business owners after a business partnership ends

The most common thing I find when a business partnership ends is that the remaining business owner first takes a sigh of relief, but, very soon the feeling of isolation creeps in. Some of the habits...

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