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With Google Analytics, it’s easy to determine the sources or your website leads – But what about leads that show up at your door or call you on the phone? Are you tracking your business’s leads? Continue reading
My experience as a business advisor is that business owners can relate better to the activities of the business. Financial statements report the results of the activities. Continue reading
When you provide a guarantee, you remove the risks to the potential purchaser and make it easier for them to buy from you. Here are 5 tips to developing a great guarantee. Continue reading
Every business has some ‘low hanging fruit’ to pick. There are ripe profits stuck between the leads your business generates and the actual revenue dollars you convert from these leads. There are many reasons that many of your leads did not become sales. Continue reading
Business owners may wonder why they shouldn’t just liquidate their business and hide under a rock with the recent downward volatility in the stock market, the threat of a double dip recession and a poor job outlook. However, real opportunities for growth in your business exist and are within your control! Continue reading
It takes persistence to encourage employees to follow the everyday routines and persistence to stick to the systems established in your business. These are the ordinary, everyday activities your employees know they should be doing but are slacking a bit. Continue reading
I recently happened to meet a client of mine who specializes in parking lot repairs inspecting a job, – but this job was done by a competitor.
As we stopped to chat, he was clearly upset he lost the job. He felt he should have won the contract, but didn’t.
Since he is golfer, I suggested we compare this scenario to Rory McIlroy and his Master’s golf loss. I asked, “Why don’t you look at this job as the Masters and your business as Rory McIlroy?” Continue reading
If you feel paralyzed by the daily demands of running a small business, consider the following three ideas to make time for business strategic planning. Continue reading
Let’s compare managing your business to coaching a hockey team. The income statement for the business is like the scoreboard for the hockey game. Both give you “results”. If you run your business using the income statement it’s like coaching … Continue reading