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7 Ways To Grow Successful Business Part 1

Without exception, when asked, every business owner expresses the desire and need to grow their business, irrespective of its current size. This makes sense given that no business, at least the ones I’ve come across, have been set up with the intent to fail.

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7 Ways To Grow Successful Business Part II

Business owners, without exception, express the desire and need to grow their business, irrespective of its current size. This is almost guaranteed to be the normal expectation of any person in business.

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Finding The Best Business Opportunities!

An increasing number of people are beginning to appreciate the concept of starting their own business – either as a way to top up their income or as a ‘way out’ of their current employment. But where does one start?

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The 4-Point Marketing Strategy

As a business owner (of a new or existing business), marketing is among one of the most cost-effective ways to make yourself and your products known to your target market and potential clients/customers. In fact, no business can succeed without marketing. Period!

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How Failure Inspires Innovation Part 1

Many up and coming entrepreneurs feel that they cannot start a business without a ‘head turning’ wow! great idea. They believe it will be impossible to succeed without a completely new concept, as the market will already be cornered by established businesses. They believe that only by venturing into uncharted territory can they achieve their dreams. This is the fallacy of what a great business idea or opportunity is.

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How Failure Inspires Innovation Part II

In Part 1, we looked at how your attitude to failure will determine the level of risk you are willing to take. A fear of failure can also stifle the creative process in two ways:

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8 Game Changing Principles For Lasting

Businesses are started everyday around the world. Some get the rare privilege of ‘hitting the ground running’, bagging sales almost immediately. Others take quite a while to sell any product or service at all. Some grow and become profitable and successful, others merely exist and survive one day at a time, whilst a significant proportion end up failing – usually within the first two years of existence.

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You Can’t Go Wrong With These Saving Tips For Your Business

There is a general belief that things in the global economy are taking a gradual turn for the better. You probably find this hard to believe, given that some of the changes are invisible to the naked eye.

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How to win investor support for business

An entrepreneur’s journey is often characterized by unique and interesting stories. At least mine was, and if you had to start all by yourself and literally bootstrapped your way until finding your feet, chances are you have a very interesting story to tell.

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Positioning Yourself For Success In A New Year – How to do it! Part I

The year 2014 has been an interesting year. Because although it is generally accepted that businesses have seen some upward movement in growth, we also know conditions has been somewhat inconsistent as we would have loved to see.

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Positioning Yourself For Success In A New Year – How to do it. Part II

Happy New Year to you. Thanks for stopping by to read Part II of ‘Positioning Yourself For Success In The New Year’. I do encourage you to check out Part I if you haven’t read that already. I believe there are some important tips there for you.

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Positioning Yourself For Success In A New Year– How to do it. Part III

Every New Year comes along with its own set of opportunities, and 2015 is not an exception. However, as you would agree, an opportunity in itself is nothing, it is what you do with it that makes the difference. Am glad you have made the time to come along with me to explore and bag a few tips to enable you make the most of the New Year.

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Don't believe the lie, because the Business Plan is NOT dead!

Working for yourself is quite interesting. I couldn’t have asked for a better way of using my skills, experience, and passion to help others realize their business dreams.

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Can your business ‘work’ without you? Why you should aspire for it.

It is said that time is the most expensive commodity on earth. That is simply because you can’t just buy more than what nature offers you, neither can you negotiate for less. Its 24 hours for all.

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One thing that can kill a business before it starts: How to manage it!

Just this past week, George Osborne delivered his sixth Budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the United Kingdom.

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An alternative way to expand the business: 12 Considerations - Part I

The desire to grow or expand and become more successful as a business is something almost every entrepreneur or business owner dream of on a daily business.

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An alternative way to expand the business: 12 Considerations - Part II

Adam Smith, the 18th-century author of “The Wealth of Nations”, often referred to as the grandfather of modern economics, was of the view that, just as no single individual tries to grow all the food they eat and make their own clothes, no nation in itself can become prosperous by trying to be independent of other nations.

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Why the choice of legal status is more than adding Ltd to business name

The old age question for most start-ups and new businesses on which legal structure to choose, is one that must be carefully thought through by every business owner.

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8 pointers to help you find the right business partner - Part I

Growing and expanding a business is the desire of most entrepreneurs and small business owners. They are often presented with a number of options to consider.

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8 pointers to help you find the right business partner: Part II

Partnering has become increasingly necessary for most businesses as a strategic way to expand and access markets beyond their immediate reach.

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Six steps to navigating the funding process to secure investor cash- Part I

Working with business owners and entrepreneurs at various stages of pursuing their dream is always exciting and very interesting.

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Six steps to navigating the funding process to secure investor cash- Part II

In Part I, we made the case for why there is much funding available to entrepreneurs now than any time in history. We also highlighted the first two major considerations in the process.

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Why ‘Following Your Passion’ Is Not All You Need To Do To Become Truly Successful

A well-known mantra in business is to “follow your passion” or to “do what you’re passionate about”. Whilst this is true, a key and pertinent question remains – is passion the only attribute required to start, grow and maintain a successful enterprise?

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How Far PASSION Gets You - WATCH it! TALK ABOUT it! And SHARE it!

A well-known mantra in business is to “follow your passion” or to “do what you’re passionate about”. Whilst this is true, a key and pertinent question remains – is passion the only attribute required to start, grow and maintain a successful enterprise?

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VALUE - One of your biggest success factors in business! Here is how it works. Part I

The word ‘value’ plays a major role in our decision making process on a day to day basis without even realizing it at times. The question is, what is value?

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VALUE PERSPECTIVE - Missing success factor that can make all the difference - Part II

In Part I we established what value is and how a business benefits from making decisions based on value perspective. In this post we want to look at how a business can deliver value as a competitive advantage strategy, potentially winning more customer business and thus increasing its turnover over time.

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Business lessons, strategies and principles in Quotes For Success

The journey to success in business has never been a straightforward road. Irrespective of how smart you are, you can be caught up in the routine of daily operations and never make the break to the next level, without taking time to feed your mind, engage it and task it to think differently and do better.

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How far competition can take you and your Business

Working with entrepreneurs and business owners, whether it is an aspiring, new or existing one, is always exciting. Part of the perks is getting to understand their concerns, expectations and aspirations, as you walk this all important journey of faith/risk taking with them.

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