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
How to find, attract and feed a superhero! “Until you have an employee, you are one!” It may sound harsh, but the reality is, until you have at least one employee, automatically it means you are the only one employed to do everything in the business, and doing everything is NOT good for business! So attracting, recruiting and feeding your superhero is imperative to growing a successful business. I’ll start by sharing with you the 7 simple recruitment steps, and then close with a … [Read more...] about How to feed a superhero!
New Versus Old, the 8 Fundamentals to sustainable scale! Whilst the traditional model of forming and growing a business still exists, it has to be recognised that the birth of the internet, social media and electronic payment options has enabled a new form of business to emerge. One that is faster, slicker, more profitable, less time consuming and requires far less resource to enable an extortionate amount of money to be made! However, in BOTH models there are still far too many either … [Read more...] about Are you ready to SCALE?
"I'm only a small business why on earth do I need a VA?" I hear the same quote all the time and I really don't understand why people don't understand the HUGE importance a VA has to you and the growth of both you and your business! Using a virtual assistant can slice hours from your week, but knowing which tasks to delegate can be tricky, whether you're starting or growing a business. Most virtual assistants are contract or freelance workers who focus on administrative tasks that are … [Read more...] about 10 Things to outsource to a VA
What makes an entrepreneur successful? Many have tried to answer this question, but few have delved deeper into what distinguishes a good entrepreneur from a great one. I’ve come to believe that great entrepreneurs approach their job with a different mind-set than those who are merely good. Good entrepreneurs apply intelligence, drive, and business best practices to building their companies. Great entrepreneurs do this too, but they also know that a company’s early stages sometimes require … [Read more...] about The job description of an Entrepreneur!
For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the battle was lost. For want of a battle the kingdom was lost and all for the want of a horseshoe nail. It often amazes me to learn that another large business has collapsed, that something that has stood the 'test of time' been there forever, an institute within our community and all the other cliches, to describe what to all intents and purposes from … [Read more...] about My kingdom for a Horse