Nick Ikonomou

Quick Business Tip - The Art of Negotiation

Do you feel that you could do with ideas on how to negotiate better? Know of people who seem to have it down to an art form? Positive negotiation is best when viewed from a win/win perspective. It's...

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Cashflow

Quick Business Tip - How to deal with understanding cashflow

This is an area that concerns every small business owner. Most business owners struggle to differentiate between profitability in their business (or lack of it) and the way cashflow works. The most...

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Quick Business Tip - How to deal with difficult customers

I'm not a big proponent of "the customer is always right", however, there is certain truth that business owners need to face up to. Let's face it, nobody enjoys the relaity check when a customer...

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Business for Sale

Quick Business Tip - How to sell your business successfully

The first thing to really consider is putting yourself in the shoes of a potential new buyer as it is through those eyes that your business has to stack up. Businesses for sale are all about value...

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Nick Ikonomou

Quick Business Tip - What you do when you can't be bothered really defines you

This is a very important thing I learnt very early on in my busines life. I compare this to elite athletes. You can imagine, when you are all keen and pumped to do something, it's no challenge. But,...

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Quick Business Tip - Who is running your business?

Is that an odd question? Surely the business owner does. Dig deeper and you may find that either no one is running it or the people surrounding the business owner are indirectly running it for them...

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Nick Ikonomou

Quick Business Tip - How powerful is "being pleasant" in business?

Business owners choose the way they run their businesses and often the business is a reflection of themselves, especially how they behave under pressure. Think about it, when you deal with small...

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Nick Ikonomou

Quick Business Tip - Knowledge is Power

Perhaps you have already heard this before, however, relevant and actionable knowledge is the most important here. General knowledge is fantastic, but, we live in a busy and fast world now. We are...

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Nick Ikonomou

Quick Business Tip - What does "Working On The Business" really mean

A lot of business owners mistaken the definition of "Working on the business" as trying to get more work for their business. That's not it. Getting more work is in the form of promoting your business...

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Nick Ikonomou

Quick Business Tip - What Do Your Customers Want?

Do you really know what your customers are looking for? Most business owners think it's all about them. No, they're not looking for a business coach, a doctor, an accountant, a tooling manufacturer,...

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