Running a business without a sales strategy is like sailing through a storm blindfolded. Such a strategy gives your business a clear path to making profits and how you can make the most sales. However, not all sales strategies are cut from the same gem, and you can wind up …Read More »
How to Resolve Conflicts in a Remote Team
Conflicts within the workplace are inevitable because not everyone thinks in the same way, or shares the same ways of working. That is why most companies include conflict management in their SOPs. However, things get tricky when the physical workplace is edited out of the picture. With the strain the …Read More »
Outsouce Customer Support Tasks, Yes or No?
Business leaders often consider customer support service the first line of offence and defence to expand the business. Indeed, these teams are on the front line, fielding customers’ questions, issues and concerns. In addition, executives in these roles find flexible solutions to issues that can also be beneficial to the …Read More »
Top Replies: 3 Things You and Your Best Client Have In Common
Each week we ask some leading questions to an entrepreneur or business owner.Here’s some of our favourite replies to … Name 3 things you and your best clients have in common. A) We are all human and share a need for cooler air when it’s too hot.B) We all live …Read More »
Can you learn to be confident?
If you are starting a small business but don’t feel 100% confident that you can do it, this piece is for you. In general, running a small business may put a lot of pressure on you. After all, the success of your business solely depends on you, and everything you …Read More »
Take Advantage of Google Reviews in 3 Simple Steps
Google reviews have been determining the reputation of businesses since their inception. People trust these reviews especially since they come from real people, and they use the information when making buying decisions.Google reviews have much marketing potential, and you will want to take advantage of this platform for your business …Read More »
3 Secrets For Closing That Deal
Talks can go a long way in business. For one, it determines the course of the relationship between your company and the interested party. When talks develop, you might discover points you can leverage to maximise profit, and this is the point where you get to make-or-break, deal-wise. Closing a …Read More »
Why Value Trumps Small Talk and Rapport
The below is taken from my book “Progressive Partnerships – The Future of Business”. For a free copy, please see below: Why Value Trumps Small Talk and Rapport Every book I read on networking talked about how important it was to build rapport: to mirror people or feign an interest in …Read More »
Create Goals, Not Soap Operas
I did my first deal over twenty years ago; since then, I’ve done dozens of deals and advised on hundreds more. My goal is around buying and selling businesses—specifically buying companies without using cash upfront or without borrowing lots of money from financial institutions. I have helped many people with …Read More »
You understand the value of your network when you lose it.
The below is taken from my book “Progressive Partnerships – The Future of Business”. For a free copy, please see below: How I learnt the value of a network – I lost mine! The first time I arrived in Thailand I realised the importance of a network. Up until that point, …Read More »