Why Great Customers are so important You’ve heard of the Pareto Principle. Applied here, we can say that 20% of your customers bring you 80% of your revenue. For that matter, 20% of your customers cost you 80% of your marketing and service budget. And they are rarely the same customers. What if you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Stop Struggling: Get Great Customers
How many times do you hear (or do you say) “I just can’t get ahead?” How can you set yourself up for winning if that is the loop playing in your mind? How can you believe in yourself enough to put in place the kind of changes that will bring you prosperity if all you […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I started my 100 day project on September 14 so it would end on December 20. Here’s the original post. My objective was to focus on my businesses; to figure out where they can go and to set it up so they will. I outlined 3 business ideas: Crystal Clear Bookkeeping Ltd, this Business Owners […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How I did with the 100 Day Project
Witches’ Bane: a China Bayles mystery by Susan Wittig Albert. I had picked up her book, ‘An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days’, her journal of thoughts, reading and writings during the tumultuous 2008. I didn’t actually get to it before it was due back, but I decided to try out her novels. It’s a quick, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on October Reading
My strengths (according to Strengths Finder 2.0 by Tom Rath) are everything about looking at a situation, gathering necessary information, looking to the future, figuring out the highest and best use of available resources and plotting the next steps to get there. Futuristic Learner (I don’t just like learning, I crave it. It’s why I […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Doing What We Love
No Mind 2010-100 Originally uploaded by Ängsbacka Seth Godin said Bonhomie is underrated. I’ll take it one step further and say Bonhomie is essential. It’s what’s missing when Small Business Owners keep plugging away on their own. Many people go to a coffee shop to work, just to be around others. Other people isn’t what’s […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Bonhomie
Sunrise Originally uploaded by Fr Antunes How do you get yourself going in the morning? Do you have morning rituals to set the tone for a great day? When do you get up? What is your breakfast of champions? Many of the gurus suggest an early rising routine complete with healthy acts for mind and […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Starting Your Day
Peacock Pair Originally uploaded by mikecogh What do you do best? Look around at your business. What do you do best in your business; what are you most proud of? About what aspect of business do your friends ask you for advice? What could you write about or speak about on a moment’s notice? My […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on What Makes you Proud as a Peacock in Your Business?
PROFIT is our MOTIVE Originally uploaded by pheezy Which of your lines or products or services made you the most money this past year? This is important information to know. One of my clients has a retail shop. She did an analysis of her gross margin on the different lines she carries, and found […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on What Made You the Most Money This Past Year