Category: Time

How to help your clients spend more with you

You have a new client and the relationship is at its strongest at this point. It is essential for future client growth that you maintain this relationship on an on-going basis. Increasing sales from an existing client base doesn’t require a degree in rocket science in order to perform what is a very simple process….

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The Consequences of Time Poorly Managed

The word busy in business and in our lives in general, has now become main stream. If we’re not busy or being seen to be busy, then it’s as though we don’t fit in somehow. Time is a constant and what we do with it sets us apart from other people. Now for me, I’ve…

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How to Know When it’s Time to Change

Does it feel like you’ve been on the same set of tracks with no real sign of your chosen destination? Maintaining your competitive advantage in a market place is only sustainable if you can respond to the changes occurring within that market. Burying your head in the sand is a strategy, but in my opinion,…

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Plan your day before you begin

Starting each day with a personal planning session is vital in becoming more effective.  We shouldn’t be at all surprised that when we forget to plan, things can become very busy and we can become easily distracted.  It’s at these times that a plan or some form of direction is needed. Plans lead to achievement and…

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Are you a Teller or a Seller?

Do you want to grow your business?  If your answer is yes then it is essential that you form new relationships to generate new business as well as ‘mining’ existing ones.  Leads can come from anywhere which means it is important to build and maintain a network of contacts that will constantly be on the…

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Tips to Getting Things Done with Positive Results

Know your reasons for doing a particular task or taking a particular action. Have a clear vision of what you want to achieve. Write down the reasons why you want to achieve the task or goal.  Having a good reason for doing something helps you to focus and gives you direction.  

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The Habits of Strategic Thinkers

To be strategic is to be innovative, resourceful, purposeful and intentional which is why so many top businesses use a strategic planning process to distance themselves from the competition. It is still surprising however how many business owners do not adopt a strategic planning process and do not have any form of written business objectives…

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Things to Consider When Planning or Making Big Changes

Planning or making changes is something we all have to face at some point. Whether it is for professional or personal reasons, at some stage, we will be called upon to take action. Such times are often very challenging as we go through a process of weighing up what to do.  

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The Habits of Strategic Thinkers

To be strategic is to be innovative, resourceful, purposeful and intentional which is why so many top businesses use a strategic planning process to distance themselves from the competition. It is still surprising however how many business owners do not adopt a strategic planning process and do not have any form of written business objectives…

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