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Planning

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Setting your price based on value

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Perception is the way in which something is regarded, understood, or interpreted.

The right price will attract your target customers and ensure you are making a profit. This is one of the most challenging skills you have to learn on your startup or small business journey. Under-pricing prevents you from realising your true profit potential whereas over-pricing might cause you to lose customers. Value-based pricing looks at the price from the customer’s point of view. What would a satisfied customer be prepared to pay? Read More

time-management

Boost your productivity with good task management

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Are you a small business owner struggling to keep on top of things? Distractions, unrealistic time management, poor task planning and procrastination can all leave you feeling unsuccessful and overwhelmed. There is no single answer or method though and, like many aspects of your business, it takes trial, error and constant review. It comes down to creating a simple system to collect and organise your tasks and a good serve of willpower. After all the work isn’t going to do itself. Read More

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Everything is awesome!

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. Winston Churchill

Attitude is the most powerful driver of success. The good news is it is up to you to choose your attitude, to determine how you will look at and perceive the world around you, to decide how you will react. Dealing with the inevitable ups and downs of running your business is a constant challenge. To develop your ability at coping with these challenges, you need to foster the right attitude.

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Vision, mission, goals and objectives – sow the seeds for your successful business

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How do you sum up the purpose of your business? Regardless of your business size or project, how will you know if you are successful and how will you move forward if you don’t have a plan. Writing down a mission, vision, goals and objectives helps you to form the strong foundation of a strategic plan needed to guide your business forward. Start the year off on the right foot by ensuring you know where you are going with a clear and concise vision and mission statement as well as clear goals and objectives. Read More

Working from home

Working from home – tips for success

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Many people enjoy the benefits that come from working from home. The flexibility that you can work when and where you like is the main incentive but in order to be successful, you have to be disciplined. Some find it impossible and miss the environment of an office work space as well as the way dressing and traveling to and from a job makes them feel like they are really working. Read More