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Reflect and Review

Reflect and Review Time:- Your Own Performance For The Year.

It’s that time of the year to look briefly in the revision mirror and complete your own performance management review and see how you have performed this year!  You may complain about your staff, but how did you perform?

Where has the time gone since you set your "New Year's Resolutions", or when you sat down and completed your one page business plan of what you were going to achieve this year?

December is a great month not just to do a review of your year but to sit and think quietly and reflect.

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Marketing - The 4 R's

Marketing – 4 R’s to giving your customers the right experience.   

Business has two main functions Marketing and Numbers

How do we promote and sell our product at a profit and make sure our customers come back again and again?

Marketing has changed; we really have to develop the first R of marketing - Relationship with our customers, know them and know their problem or issues!

The biggest part of marketing for most is getting customers to buy! How do I grab the attention of my customer, and what are the best proven results?  These are two questions I am often asked.

Getting their attention – and forming a Relationship - There are 3 major points to remember:

  1.         Talk directlyto your customers
  2.         Know what they feeland
  3. Touch their liveswith solutions to their feelings.

 

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Review Your Balance Sheet

Review Your Balance Sheet 

Understanding Your Balance Sheet

We are now half way through the year and it is time to Review how you are going by looking at your Balance Sheet. By doing this in fine detail you can learn a lot from the figures.

The first question you may ask yourself is - Do you understand what your Balance Sheet is telling you and are these figures correct? 2 points to look at.

  • Working Capital
  • Amount of Equity you have in your Business

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Overcoming Obstacles Mail Chimp


Overcoming Obstacles

August 2014

 

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

So Many of us fear gloom, doom and failure not only in life but also in our businesses.

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