Better Business

Is Being Needy Costing You Business?

I’ve been working with a supplier recently who is really needy. Every time they do some work for me I have to stop everything to give them praise. They aren’t Read More

When it Comes to Marketing, Do Less, Do it Better

I come across a lot of businesses who have giant lists pertaining to their marketing activity. Often they mistake doing a lot with being effective from a marketing point of Read More

7 Things to Do When You Might Be About to Lose a Big Client

There is nothing more scary to a business owner than the prospect of losing a major contract or client. Of course all business relationships have to end at some stage, Read More

7 ways your solo business can attract big clients

Being a soloist doesn’t mean you have to play small, in fact it means the opposite. In the past when I was a soloist I got contracts with some really big Read More

Do You Hate Travelling for Business?

I travel a great deal as part of my business. Often I’m away for three weeks out of every four. I get asked all of the time how I cope Read More

Is it Time You Went on a “Thinking Vacation”?

I’ve been having “Thinking Vacations” for years. I’ve never really known them as that, or called them that, but I started to realize a while back that this is exactly Read More

Are Your Clients Making You Lazy?

I was talking to a friend of mine recently discussing a client she had been working with for many years. She had a major realization that many of us can Read More

It’s Time to Find Out How Our Customers Really Feel About Us?

We are rapidly moving towards a world where buying something needs to be an experience rather than just a simple transaction. Why? Because that’s what we as consumers are demanding. Read More

I Finally Realize What Drives Me as an Entrepreneur

I’ve been asked many times over many years what it is about being an entrepreneur that I like the most? What has been the one thing that drives me forward, Read More

You Can’t Grow Your Business on Promises

I’ve been around the block a few times. Does that mean I’ve got all the answers? Absolutely not, but what I do have is experience and hopefully that means I’ve Read More

Put an End to Writer’s Block Once and For All

One of the biggest challenges for content creators is coming up with ideas for whatever it is they are going to write about or talk about. We tend to think Read More

Small Business Can Learn a Lot From Big Business

  Large corporations spend a lot of money on marketing. They understand just how important it is to add value to their brand, to keep them “top of mind” with Read More

7 Surefire Signs That you Need to Get Out Much More

With more and more of us working from home on a regular basis, new issues are starting to arise that we probably never encountered in the past. One of those Read More

5 Strategies to Help You Say NO to Difficult Clients

A few years back I was going through the “new client” dance with a chap who ran a telecommunications business. The topic turned to expectations, and he stated that he Read More

How Much is Your Monthly Brain Food Budget?

In business most of us are pretty good at allocating money for the bills, things that have to be paid, perhaps buying new equipment, new resources to use around the Read More