Within this article, I’d like to share with you the three fundamental flaws I’ve identified within more than 80% of businesses which is preventing them from successfully scaling their businesses, and a test you can do to determine how do you score on the sustainable SCALE chart! My good friend Adrian wants to buy a house. He’s currently renting, has saved sufficiently to have a sizeable deposit ready and recognises the amount of money he can save by buying instead of remaining in rental … [Read more...] about What stopping you from SCALING your business?
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Should You Buy Your Biggest Competitor? Growth through acquisition is a very viable option for small and medium-size businesses. Should you buy a business? We routinely hear on the news about huge companies merging with and acquiring other huge companies in deals measured in the tens of billions. But just a few minutes of research will show even novice entrepreneurs that growth through acquisition is a very viable option for small and medium-size businesses as well. The question is, is it … [Read more...] about Growth through acquisition
Your simply NOT ready! It's never pleasant when someone comes along and bursts your bubble. You've been working extremely hard on your product/service and now "Ready" to present it to the world. You put on your POWER outfit (The one you feel so damn good in that you grow an extra inch in height) and confidently walk through the door..... What you are greeted with is SIGNIFICANTLY different to what you had expected. You've rehearsed the handshakes the high fives and the signed contract. But … [Read more...] about You’re NOT ready…
THE BIGGEST HURDLE business owners are facing across the world right now Your first reaction to this statement might be one of frustration, or non-acceptance. You might believe there is no way that a lack of vision is the root cause of so many businesses failing to achieve all they are capable, and that money, investment, staff, competition are all far greater problems, and I’ll agree and acknowledge ALL of these can be significant (sometimes critical) hurdles within a business. However, … [Read more...] about The BIGGEST hurdle
I'm a huge advocate for sharing the real essentials with other business owners to help and empower them achieve their Big Fat Hairy Audacious Goals! One of the ways I do this is agree to be interviewed by podcasters, YouTubers, and others with a client base of business owners. Here, I was interviewed by one of our existing Explorer Mastermind clients - Amanda Daniels from Koogar Integrated Marketing. … [Read more...] about 8 Essentials to SCALE, Podcast
4 Things you MUST do within the first week of the new year! Now that the holidays are over and the new year is in full swing, it’s time to head back to the lab to formulate fresh, smart, and effective ideas that will grow your organisation. Whatever the size of your firm, whether you’re B2B or B2C, and regardless of the industry in which you operate, here are four must do’s that you need to launch if you’re aiming to increase profits and market share over the next 365 days: 90 Day … [Read more...] about 4 things you must do every January!