Six ways to use marketing to bring in business

Six ways to use marketing to bring in business

Need some marketing know-how to help you find the customers you need this year? Have a look at these ideas, integrate them into your marketing strategy, and plan to bring in business. Use quality marketing tools It is really important to put some thought into the...
Four things business owners need to know

Four things business owners need to know

As we approach the end of another calendar year, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of some of the tenets of good business. Here are four things business owners need to know: Cash is king Cashflow problems happen. But if they happen all the time you may have...
Networking: love it or hate it you need a strategy for doing it

Networking: love it or hate it you need a strategy for doing it

Love it or hate it, networking is an essential part of any successful business. I’ve had great jobs in wonderful industries and have always loved the work and the stretch and – yes – even the meetings. (Mostly!) But even though I have always been confident in my...
Seven things a professional should never do for free

Seven things a professional should never do for free

Call me stingy but I really do think there is a limit to what any professional should be expected to do for free. Yes, I know giving away free stuff – including hints, tips and advice – can help you win friends and influence customers. But you have to make a living...
Coach your team to high achievement

Coach your team to high achievement

As a business leader you need to coach your team to high achievement. Using the GROW model can help. One of my all time favourite things to do is watch people grow. There is nothing as exciting as working one-to-one with people as they discover their gifts, find their...