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For example, many contractors get paid after they’ve completed the job, because that’s the industry standard.
Everybody wants their business to grow, but growth can be a challenge if you aren’t prepared for it.
If you’re growing at a rapid rate, then you’re going to have cashflow issues, there’s no two ways about it. You may have more customers than you can handle and need to grow your team or buy new stock to keep your shelves full.
Especially if you are in a very competitive business, pricing is always an issue.
If the price is too high, you give away business to a competitor.
Although the U.S. continues to work its way out of its “economic winter,” parts of the Asia Pacific are in full fledged “economic summer.”
As a small-to-medium sized company grows, it becomes harder to effectively communicate across the organization. Whether within or between departments communications must be optimized for organizations to execute at their peak. The key is to recognize each employee’s preferred style of information exchange.
When I first started in business, I adopted a personal credo for how I would approach business. In my current company, we use our “14 Points of Culture” as our guiding principles for how we interact with our customers, and with each other in our teams.
Today, Executive Coaching is a billion dollar industry. Executives who are going somewhere in their careers are the ones who hire an Executive Coach. In the past, executives who hired an Executive Coach were looked down upon as on their way out. But, today executives who use professional Executive Coaches are looked upon as ones who are on their way up.
Most business owners are smart people but, like most smart people, they can do stupid things. Here’s some business help, seven stupid things you should stop doing that are hurting your business.
Are you ready to take a leap?
Are you ready to find ways to improve yourself and your business that leads to both self development and life development?
While the internet has opened up a new frontier of business opportunities for the enterprising professional, it has also given everybody a voice.
With very little work, one can find a multitude of websites inviting people to post their negative experiences with nearly all businesses.
We’ve all heard time is our greatest asset, and how you invest your time is one of the keys to growing a successful business. So have you assessed how you spend your time and how you could use your time more effectively? Have you developed strategies to use your time more effectively?
There is nothing wrong with making mistakes, so long as you learn from them and don’t repeat them, but with the wrong mindset, it’s easy to do the wrong thing over and over.
They try to impress people with their ability to write funny or inventive advertising copy, rather than simply getting the message across.
Say a local butcher wants to place an ad. Not being the smartest businessman, he simply writes his name at the top and his phone number at the bottom. He sits back, looking over his ad – this will bring in heaps of customers’ he mistakenly thinks. Of course, nobody bothers to look at his ad because it’s completely uninteresting.
The truth is, the very best ads work because of the strategy behind them.
Think about it this way, if you’ve prepared a delicious meal and your dinner guests are hungry, they probably won’t care what kind of plates you serve the meal on. Put another way, if your message and offer appeals to the people you’re writing to, it barely matters how you present it.
Open-ended questions are an excellent way to ensure customer involvement in the buying process and are key to identifying not only what they need but a lot about themselves and their motivations as a customer.
When you think of a good salesperson, what’s the one thing that comes to mind? Often the thing they have in common is personality. Salespeople are often gregarious and fun to be around, but when asked how to quantify and teach personality to others these super salespeople are often stumped.