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Why You (and Your Business) need a Soul Goal

March 27, 2014 | David Solomon

Money isn't always the end game in business - be wary of the trap of pursuing someone else’s goals.

So much has already been written about goals and planning, do we really need yet another tool / approach? Well yes, because most of them miss the most important element! The goals that really count are the goals from your soul. JV Crum, author of The Conscious Millionaire wrote: “By paying attention to what is […]

I’ve Lost Yesterday’s Takings

February 19, 2014 | Kate Fairley

If cash is part of your business - make sure you insure it for loss.

I love insurance, I’m not being sarcastic here, I really do. How many times have you lost your car keys and thought to yourself, geez I wish I could ring my car keys right about now! Losing your marbles is also a pretty common occurrence for most business owners, which can sometimes result in you […]

Insurance: The Most Important Contract You’ll Ever Enter Into

November 13, 2013 | Kate Fairley

There are many options available for those businesses considering the franchising path.

You’ve probably read the title as Insurance: The most boring, costly, pain in the butt topic someone could ever write a blog post about… am I right? And I don’t blame you. Insurance for most people is just something you purchase because it’s on the list of responsible things one does when starting a business, […]

9 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Start a Business

November 8, 2013 | David Solomon

Check out if you have the ticker to start your own business.

There are lots of people who will give you many reasons why starting a business is an incredibly worthwhile exercise, and I’m one of them. But I think we also need to be pragmatic – starting a business isn’t for everyone. The reasons why NOT to start a business are equally as plentiful. Here are just […]

3 Simple Ways to Streamline Your Business

October 9, 2013 | David Solomon

Become the architect of your business, not just the builder.

Everyone knows you should work on your business, not just in it. But what does that actually mean? Essentially it means you should be the architect of your business, not just the builder. Here are 3 great ideas on how to do just that. 1) Do not do that which does not serve you or […]

Building a ‘Higher Purpose’ Business

September 9, 2013 | David Solomon

Business success - here's how to discover the soul goals that are housed in your heart.

Do you recall when and why you got bitten by the entrepreneurial bug? Perhaps it came from a need to make money – a pretty good reason – but it might also have been from a need for family flexibility, turning a passionate hobby into more, not having a boss or funding a social cause. […]

Building a Higher Purpose Business

August 7, 2013 | David Solomon

Building a business with a higher purpose improves the view from every aspect.

Do you recall when and why you got bitten by the entrepreneurial bug? Many people go into business almost by accident. Perhaps it came from a need to make money – a pretty good reason – but it might also have been from a need for family flexibility, turning a passionate hobby into more, not […]

Learn To Love The Feedback From Your Most Valuable Assets

July 26, 2013 | Terri Mitchell AKA The Profit Frog

Stop discounting to win the sale and start using the power of three.

It can be difficult to remain positive when the economic news seems all “doom and gloom”.  As a business owner today, you not only need to be upbeat but fastidious about delivering exemplary customer service on every level to avoid falling victim to economic downturn. It is so easy to become complacent about customer service, […]

Women in Business – Some Observations

July 5, 2013 | David Solomon

Women now control or own nearly 50% of all small businesses and are working on their own terms.

Every day, hundreds of women go out and start their own businesses – at twice the rate of men. And these businesses are growing revenue, profits and jobs faster than business as a whole. Women now own around 50% of private businesses, demonstrating just how tough, innovative and commercial women can be. As I talk […]

Customer Service – It’s All in the Relationship

June 21, 2013 | Terri Mitchell AKA The Profit Frog

Online shopping eliminates the one most despised aspect of shopping – lousy customer service.

Business owners who embrace the notion of Relationship Building with their customers will see positive impact on their bottom line. Why? Because customers are becoming more discerning about customer service and have starting raising the expectation about being treated with more care. If your business is not focused on building relationships with your customers, and […]