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How Professional Do Your Emails Make You Look?

One of the problems with modern communication is that it is very fast. We act and react quickly to messages that we receive and while this is very convenient, sometimes Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast – Someone Has to Be the Most Expensive So It Might as Well Be You

For many of us, our entire business and marketing strategy revolves around being the cheapest option out there for customers but why is that business model fundamentally flawed? In today’s Read More

What does your relationship with failure look like?

I read an article on the weekend about a ten-year-old boy saying he felt like a failure. This broke my heart. I’ve been that ten-year-old boy. I’ve come across so Read More

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Are you Losing the War on ‘Getting Stuff Done’ on a Daily Basis?

Time, we all struggle to find enough and most of us feel under the pump from first thing in the morning until we finally manage to fall into bed. It Read More

If you’re not growing you’re dying: a lesson for life and business

The concept of continued growth means different things to different people. For me it’s not about your business constantly getting bigger, in fact, it’s often the exact opposite. Growth for Read More

11 Ways to Make Business Travel a Whole Lot Easier

Anyone who travels for business a lot knows that it can be gruelling. In many ways, it’s getting tougher, so we need to do what we can to make things Read More

Our Customers Are Sick of Being Disappointed When They Buy

“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of a low price is forgotten”. This is such a wonderful quote from Benjamin Franklin, clearly a man who understood Read More

A Simple But Smart Way to Build Meaningful Relationships with Your Customers

I had a lawyer for many years who taught me a lot about engaging with clients. Every month or so I would receive a letter with an article that was Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast -Banish Limiting Beliefs to Break through to Your next Level of Success

We all have limiting beliefs that may be holding us back in our business, but in this episode of Business over Breakfast, Bree and Andrew will give you a few Read More

Be Very Grateful That You Have Competitors

I have had a reasonable amount of experience working for companies that are monopolies. This basically means that they don’t have any competitors. To most of us, that sounds like Read More

5 Strategies to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed Every Day

One of the biggest problems facing business owners is overwhelm. Specifically, this means having too many things to do in too short an amount of time, leading to a sense Read More

How Much is Buying Into Other People’s Dreams Costing You?

A little while back I was approached by a property company who wanted me to do all of their marketing. The owner of the business was telling me a big Read More

6 Types of People We Have to Stop Taking for Granted

Over time it’s easy to slide into the routine of taking people for granted. Believe me, I’m not saying it’s a good thing or that it’s right in any shape Read More

Get On Board the Podcasting Phenomenon

Podcasting has been around for a long time, but in the past 5 years it’s become really popular. Today I was running a workshop with thirty people in the room. Read More

Check Out the Latest Episode of the Business Over Breakfast Podcast – What Questions Should You Be Asking to Improve Your Business?

Business is generally about solving problems. When you run a business, you seek to make things better for yourself and for others. But the reality is you need to get Read More

Cut Costs Without Destroying Your Business

Every business will hit a financial pothole, with the first response being to cut costs and cut them quickly. This makes sense, but cutting costs too dramatically puts you at Read More

Measuring Progress In Your Business

It’s extremely important to measure progress in your small business. There are so many ways to measure progress, stand back and have a look at how far you have come Read More

Sometimes Good Businesses Simply Don’t Survive

When a business goes broke, the owner generally struggles to see beyond the current calamity. It feels very personal and there is a real sense of loss and failure. Sadly Read More