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I’ve just finished reading ‘FUTURE PREDICTIONS FOR 2017-2045’ by Dr.Robert Goldman-World Medical Chairman WHY? Because any of these predictions could have a huge impact on you and your business! It is estimated that the doubling time of medical knowledge in 1950 was 50 years; in 1980, 7 years; and in 2010, 3.5 years. In 2020 it is projected to be 0.2 years—just 73 days. Computer power is doubling every 18 months, so massive increases in

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Unless you have mastered the ability to sell air, you will NEVER sell ANYTHING to EVERYBODY! So stop trying! It doesn’t matter how popular you think your product/service is, or how much in demand you think you’re going to be, the simple answer is IT’S NOT FOR EVERYBODY. Your product or service will only ever appeal to a subsection of any population. For that reason, it’s a huge mistake to try and appeal to an

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Regardless of circles that you mix in, it’s not that often you get the chance to sit and chat over lunch with a self-made billionaire! Yet, on the 15th June 2017; I was invited to an intimate lunch in Manchester city centre, at which; amongst others was Mr. Ajax Ahmed the co-founder of Freeserve! 22 of us gathered to discuss how we might work collaboratively to support and recognise the growth of British Entrepreneurs. Both

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 You’ve heard the expression more than a few times “You can lead a horse to water, you can’t make it drink!” But how often do we actually stop and think about the information we have available to us, and determine if it’s worthy of staying in our heads and implementing, or whether it’s just clogging up space, preventing us from getting to the good stuff! As a Business owner, you know stuff. You’re pretty damn

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Despite having a great CRM, with everyone details it’s never quite as simple as dropping an email or picking up the phone. Since a number of our clients recently moved up into our Explorer Mastermind group, it has left a ‘void’ in our JSO Mini-Mastermind group which has yet to be filled. I recall getting people to join this group was relatively easy, we spent an email inviting them to join us, we included details

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Whilst attending a Business event earlier today, the icebreaker challenge was posed: “If you had an infinite amount of time and money where would you go on holiday and why?” Whilst everyone had an interesting idea of where they would like to go and offered a good reason for their destination from ‘seeing long lost friends and family’ to ‘somewhere I’ve always wanted to go’ it did make me wonder….. You see the question was “If

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I must admit, I NEVER thought I’d ever become old enough to start talking about age! Especially not WRITING about it in a blog post! However, I’m becoming more and more intrigued in business particularly as to whether age matters? On Tuesday this week, I was invited to the offices of Smith and Williamson (a large and very well known Accountancy firm and investors firm in London City Centre) Every year they produce their POWER

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In my (humble) opinion entrepreneurs fall into one of two camps! Those who want financial freedom Those who want time freedom Don’t get me wrong it is possible to have both, but the priority is often what drives us to make it happen!  Those who want Financial freedom are willing to sacrifice time in order to achieve money in abundance.  Those who prefer time freedom will wait longer for the cash in order to preserve

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I choose to drive a brand new executive saloon for which I pay handsomely for! However the experience I get from both the car and the customer services are second to none. On Thursday night last week I was traveling home on the motorway when I got a flat tyre. I wasn’t aware of this (it didn’t change in drivability or noise or performance or anything) I simply got a light on the dash to

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Have you ever considered hiring a coach? In a recent My TrueNORTH Small Business Survey, we asked 500 business owners about how they perceive the value of a business coach. The first thing to note is that the majority of business owners surveyed had hired a business coach: A full 80% of respondents reported having used a coach at some point in their career, and 41% had used one just in the past six months.

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