Is Your Cash Flowing Or Trickling?

Ah…Cash flow, the life blood of a business! If the cash is flowing all is well with the world – turn off the tap and all of a sudden the wolves are circling you! The cause of a large portion of business failures can be traced back to lack of cash flow. Let’s not confuse […]

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Starting A Small Business – Test The Waters First

A few years ago a friend of mine (we’ll call him Martin) had a great idea. He had  what can only be described as an entrepreneurial seizure. He wanted to go into business based on his great idea, which consisted of a unique product supported by implementation services. He spent many thousands of dollars and […]

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Direct Mail – Everything Old Is New Again!

Just a quick post on the subject of direct mail as a marketing strategy. With all the hype that is generated in the media about why  small businesses have to move their marketing on line, effective methods such as the simple letter are overlooked. The stampede to the internet by online and off line businesses […]

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Leverage Your Business Growth By Outsourcing

There comes a time in any business where you need to enlist some help. Whether you are an independent professional or a business with 30 employees does not matter. We all reach a level where we cannot produce or do any more without leveraging other resources. Enter outsourcing. The beauty of outsourcing is that it […]

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Business Mentoring 101: Learn The Basics

Business mentoring is a relationship between an entrepreneur and someone with business experience who acts as a coach or guide. Mentoring involves a formal or informal developmental partnership where a business mentor offers advice, support and guidance to help an entrepreneur or business owner run a company. The business mentoring relationship is a two-way relationship. […]

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The Benefits Of Having A Business Mentor

Mentors are crucial to the success of a new business. A business mentor is an experienced business person who already has gained valuable experience navigating through the treacherous waters of opening and maintaining a profitable enterprise. Their expertise includes everything from soliciting investors to designing advertising campaigns that will go public. Success isn’t only the […]

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Fast Track Your Success With Business Mentoring

Are you ready for business mentoring? You can tell if you are if you have some of the following “symptoms”: Your passion  for your business is a huge driver in your life You have loads of ideas but don’t quite know how to implement them You have a vision of your business being larger and […]

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