Quick business tip – to buy a franchise or a non-franchise business?
Quick business tip – to buy a franchise or a non-franchise business? Which is best? That depends on your situation. Small, entry level franchises are suitable for first time business owners who want to replace their boss and take their financial future into their own hands. Larger franchises, which are in excess of $200K in […]
Quick business tip – To buy or to start a business? That is the question!
Quick business tip – To buy or to start a business? That is the question! Which is better? Buying a business or starting one from scratch. Here are some pros and cons of each and see which one resonates best with you? Buying- Pros: Instant cashflow, history of results, proven location and market size, known […]
Quick business tip – Your deck of cards – Sales is Queen, Profit is King and Positive Cashflow is Ace
So, what is most important in business? How many times do you hear business owners say: “My sales have grown, my accountant tells me I have made a profit, but, where is all the money? I can’t see the profit in my bank account.” Well, there are many variables that make the difference between profit […]
Quick business tip – Hiring slowly is the key.
Quick business tip – Hiring slowly is the key. Small business owners and their middle management normally hire when someone abruptly leaves their company or they are out of control and no longer have time to do things correctly. Most of the time they rush into the hire making some of the greatest recruiting mistakes along […]
Quick business tip – “Is there not enough time?”
Quick business tip – “Is there not enough time?” That’s a common challenge for most business owners. However, have you heard of the saying, “If you want something done, give it to a busy person”? That’s correct, busy people achieve far more in the same amount of time that life allows you. Everybody has 24 […]
Quick business tip – Number 1 marketing strategy.
The number 1 marketing strategy for any business should be “honesty”. Whatever medium you choose to deliver your message, make sure that you are honest about what you will deliver and what people will get, whether it’s a product or a service. You don’t want to be tricked or lied to and so does everybody […]
Quick business tip – bigger is better.
Well, maybe. Bigger is only better if the business is structured better, profits are growing and the time the business owner works keeps reducing. Being more efficient is better. Contact me if you wish to work less and make more money.
Quick business tip – The Law of Happiness
Who wants to mix with negative people? Are you attracted to positive people? Do they inspire you? Of course they do when they match your level of acceptable behaviour. There is enough misery out there in this world and nobody wants to buy more of it from you. Having fun in your business is a […]
Quick business tip – Clarity
Ever wondered why successful people just get it? It’s because they have clarity. They have written Goals, Plans and they get busy taking the appropriate Action. Rate yourself out of 10 how you fare in every one of those components and if it’s not 9 or above for all of them, please give me a […]
Quick business tip – Common sense
When in doubt, use common sense because these days common sense is “rare”. It’s easy to stand out.