I looked up the definitions… A resolution is a firm decision. A goal is an aim or desired result. I would rather focus on the desired result than focus on the decision. I believe that focusing on the result helps us take action to move towards it. Focusing on the decision doesn’t do that (not […]
I have heard it said before that, until you make a SALE you don’t have a business…but…I believe that…on top of that…until you make a PROFIT, you don’t have a business either – you have an expensive hobby. Years ago, when I wasn’t making a profit, when I was “reinvesting” all the sales revenue in […]
They say it takes 10,000 hours practice to get really good at something. If we are looking at 40 hours a week, and let’s take into account 6 weeks of holiday a year…that’s 5.4 years. Now, when we started your business it is often the case that we would have done those 5.4 years on […]
I was in the supermarket with my little girl, was sleeping, in a sling, on me. And an elderly gentleman came up to me and he said all the usual things: Boy or girl? How old is she? etc. And then he said, “You must be a very good mum” and I said, “Well I […]
Just because someone says they are not buying from you because of the price does not make it true…but it might be…. Usually people use price as an easy excuse to give in relation to why they don’t want to buy from you and in reality, only 20% of purchasing decisions are made based SOLELY […]
How to know when it’s time to have another income stream to your business If you are struggling with growing your business, then it can seem like a really great idea to add another income stream to your business, so that you can increase your revenue, since you’ll have more stuff to sell…right? But… It’s […]
You might be surprised to learn there are JUST three ways to grow a business and in order to successfully grow a business then you’ll need all three!
HMRC today (14th September 2017) revealed that when their “Making Tax Digital” (MTD) rules kick in, they will not allow VAT registered businesses to use spreadsheets, they will have to use software compatible with MTD. HMRC argue that it should not be a problem since 98% of businesses already submit their VAT online, however they […]