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Ten Steps to Business Development Success

Being creative, coming up with new ways of doing things, getting attention, and, generally, being successful are crucial – in business and in ‘non-business’ life. Here are ten tips on what you can do to become more successful.   Read/ listen to the ‘creative catalogues’ every day. These creative catalogues are newspapers and business/news-related radio [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Business|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ten Steps to Business Happiness

If you want to come up with new ideas for products or services, or train your brain to scan for business opportunities, you need to ask the right questions - and give yourself the space and time to answer them.   Here are eight ‘areas’ for you that’ll generate new product and service related ideas. [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Seven Mistakes and Eight Ways to Impress

Management consultant Hilary Briggs has identified seven key mistakes that business owners continue to make - and that often lead to the death of their company: Doing too much yourself You don’t know what you don’t know (ie you don’t appreciate your lack of skills and/or knowledge) Growing too quickly before your model is proven [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Keeping – and Gaining – Customers

In these challenging economic times, keeping your existing customers is a sure strategy to ride the waves of instability. That’s easier said than done - but here are eight key principles to follow.   Dissatisfaction is the first step to losing business Ensure that any client dissatisfaction is detected and dealt with as soon as [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: Business, Public Relations, Marketing and Sales|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments