Quick business tip – Common sense
When in doubt, use common sense because these days common sense is “rare”. It’s easy to stand out.
What is business leverage?
Business leverage is “doing more with less” or “divide to multiply”. What does all that mean? Doing more with less – ie. achieving greater results with less input from yourself, the business owner. Divide to multiply – ie. divide your business in say a franchised way and then sell the concept over and over. Or, […]
Business failure – 2 out of 5 businesses fail in their first year and 4 out of 5 fail by their 5th.
Why is this so? Because business owners want to wing it. Organic growth is seen as “grow through your profits”. But, what if there are no profits? Isn’t this what everyone gets told anyway? ie. Don’t expect profits in your first 2 years of operation. Well, realistically, how many people can cope with that? Business […]
Why entrepreneurs have an edge
Mainly entrepreneurs have an edge because they are calculated risk takers and most importantly action takers. Procrastination is the greatest enemy of small business owners. This is why entrepreneurs have a competetive advantage. Business coaches extract the entrepreneurial spirit that is required to be successful.
The gift of business success
If there was one great thing that you could do for a business owner, it would be to give them a referral. This could lead to more business for them. But, what if that referral was to see if they can work with a business coach? This would open up a huge opportunity for them […]
Free business coaching
If you really think about it, business coaching doesn’t cost you anything. The whole purpose of business coaching is to help you make more profits after the investment in business coaching for your business. You either believe that this is the case or don’t do it at all. By truly applying yourself to the […]
Business knowledge is earnt through business coaching, not bought
You can’t implant business knowledge into someone’s brain by virtue of paying for something. Knowledge is earnt by getting stuck into understanding what is bought and most importantly applied into your business. You see, your business is the place where all the exciting test and measuring will be applied in real life and real time. […]
What do you do when the wheather is crap? Write a blog.
Writing blogs can be time consuming. But, try doing it in between tasks. People can blog at airports, cafes or even in between pleasurable things, like riding a motorbike. Well, the weather is crap.
You’re not born with business skills. Never stop learning.
Business skills are not inherited, they are learned from parents, other business people, business training institutions and most importantly through business coaches. For business coaches, our business is business. We breathe this topic every moment across many businesses. So, experience is crucial when choosing a business coach. I often hear that rapport is important, well, to […]
You should be so lucky
Why is it that we relate success with luck? Persistency, grunt, action and an unrelenting passion is what makes people lucky. Copy it and you will be lucky.