How to Make Profitable Connections at a Conference
Even though technology allows us to connect across the miles and conduct business without meeting face-to-face, there is a lot to be said for in-person meetings. In fact, as technology disconnects more and more, the idea of looking a prospective client or business partner in the eye is becoming more attractiveOne way to connect with […]
Not-So-Scary Way to Cut Costs
Whenever you hear someone say it’s time to cut costs in your business, you break out into a cold sweat. After all, you’re already operating on a miniscule budget. What is there left to cut?Rather than fear the idea of cutting costs, use these realistic tips to ensure you’re not spending outside of your small […]
A Mystery Shopper Has Visited Your Business !
Hi Guys Did that statement give you a fright and if so why? Are you aware of the people looking for your products and services every day? What could be done do to make sure they become your customer? Have a great Easter Weekend ! Coach Chris The hotel is clean and quiet. The staff is courteous and helpful. The rooms are […]
Do You Know Your Margins?
The quickest way for any business to make 10% more profit each year is to put up its prices by 10%, but if it is as simple as that, then why aren’t we all doing it? The reason is that we have a fear that in doing so, we are going to lose our customers. However, […]
How To Grow Your Facebook Following
Maximize Post Spread You’re on Facebook–congratulations. But many businesses make the fatal mistake of thinking social media begins and ends with Facebook, and never really bother to look beyond those borders. Chances are, if your followers are active Facebook users, then they are also avid users of other forms of social media, including but not limited […]
I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. –Florence Nightingale You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. –Wayne Gretzky I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed […]
If you’re a good (or even just halfway decent) manager or leader then you probably already know most of this,1. be dishonest Integrity matters. Most good employees – and all great ones – have integrity. So, lying to them, to their co workers, or to customers / suppliers is sure to turn them off. Even […]
What It Really Takes To Be The Boss
Many of us aspire to big roles at work — we want to be the boss. Of course, once we get there, it’s not always as glamourous, or as easy, as we had imagined it would be. That’s especially true for entrepreneurs.The secret to excelling at being in charge are subtle, but important. It’s a […]
Great Business In Bad Weather !
The exploration of weather’s influence on sales reveals that inclement weather often influences retail sales negatively. Retailers can predict some of these trends using long-range weather data along with sales by month across several years, and reduce profit loss even when the weather is undesirable.Weather influences in a number of ways. Inclement weather keeps foot […]
Rules for Exceptional Leadership
Robin Sharma believes there are certain skills and attitudes that allow you to rise to extraordinary success:Leadership is not about your title, it is a way of thinking! Everyone can show Leadership.Leadership is what you do when no one is watching.How excellent are you when you are the only person in the office…. How passionate […]