Category Archives: Business Finances

Business Finances

Why did you go into the business you are in right now? Chances are that you chose your business because a) You knew how to do it better…
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Business Finances, Planning, Profits

How much do you earn from your business per hour? And how much do you charge out? Unless you are in a business charging per hour, this might…
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Business Finances, Goals, Sales and Selling

Begin with the end in mind! When Dr Steven Covey defined the 2nd habit of highly effective people, he asked the question – “So, what do you want…
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Business Finances, Goals

We recently had a friend over for dinner and the conversation turned quite naturally to the Indian Premier League, the cricket league played out of India. He had…
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Business Finances, Goals, Planning, Sales and Selling

The Customer is King! If you abide by this adage, don’t run a business – get a job as a customer care representative of one of our many…
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Business Finances, Goals, Profits, Sales and Selling, Team Management

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” –…
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Business Finances, Profits, Sales and Selling

I was reminded again last week how much business owners focus on sales, often at the expense of every other number in their business. I was diagnosing the…
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Business Finances, Profits, Sales and Selling

You only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out”. – Warren Buffett With the double dip recession confirmed in the UK, a lot of…
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Business Finances, Profits

A few weeks ago, I met up with some old friends of ours who are now running a fairly successful software and services business. I was pleasantly surprised…
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Business Finances, Goals, Leadership, Planning, Profits

Several business owners I speak to are wondering about how we can maintain, let alone grow our businesses in the current environment. Yes, there are plenty of reasons why…
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