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Quick Business Tip - Who Made Who?

It's the classic chicken or the egg dilemma or the catch 22 scenario. Did we become great business owners because we wanted to learn or because we learnt, we became great business owners? Great...

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Quick Business Tip - How significant is mental toughness in business?

Extremely, as unfortunately business is not easy and whilst some may argue that it can be unfair at times, I believe it is very fair. It's a great measure of performance. When you are employed, a lot...

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Quick Business Tip - Who Is Your Opposition?

You are. That's right. Your limitation in your business is 100% correlated to your expectation from it. This means that the opposition to your business is actually you. This is a time for celebration...

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Quick Business Tip - What are the typical issues of business services SMEs?

Typically, white collar businesses rely on professionalism to stand out ahead of the pack. Most common issues faced are: Finding quality staff Expensive staff not providing adequate return on...

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Quick Business Tip - What are the typical issues of hospitality businesses?

Typically, hospitality businesses rely on great customer service to get repeat patrons. Most common issues faced are: Finding great, reliable chefs or senior cooks Finding young, enthusiastic front...

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Quick Business Tip - What are the typical issues of trades businesses?

Typically, trades businesses rely on trust to stand out ahead of the various competitors. Most common issues faced are: Finding experienced tradesmen Finding young, enthusiastic apprentices with a...

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Quick Business Tip - What are the typical issues of industrial/wholesaling businesses?

Typically, Industrial/Wholesale businesses rely on great manufacturing processes or efficiencies in importing/exporting to get great repeat customers. Most common issues faced are: Finding great...

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Quick Business Tip - Secrets of Successful Retailing

I often get asked this question. What I have found is the most important factor is location. Too often I see business owners seeking to skimp on rent by being at the fringe of shopping strips and...

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Quick Business Tip - How to spot a leader in your business

Most business owners want quick fixes and little issues and disruptions. That is not the reality in an SME organisation. One of the areas that business owners want is either no resignations, no...

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Quick Business Tip - Is the "Tall Poppy Syndrome" dead in Australia?

I believe there has been a shift in our community. More and more I am sensing people appreciating successful small to medium business owners without the jealousy that was so prevalent for a long time...

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