8 great reasons to smile more

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How often do you smile in a day? Do you smile when you meet new people? Smiles don’t cost a thing, but they add significant value to everyone involved. Things don’t always go as planned but being pessimistic will take a toll on your mental state. Research has shown that if you smile, your mood actually improves. Here are 8 reasons why smiling is good for you, your health and your business. Read More

Is there a magic formula for success?

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The challenge in business is to find the perfect mix between what you do, the strategies you use and the people you serve to achieve success and ensure your business can continue to operate and grow. What works for some, won’t work for others. There is also a little bit of luck and being in the right place at the right time that can affect the results. Success is what we all aspire to but is doesn’t come easily. However, strategically using a few key ingredients can help to overcome obstacles on your business journey. Read More

Customer service – How can I help?

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“Always give people more than what they expect to get.” ~ Nelson Boswell

Do you WOW your customers? Providing a high and consistent quality of service is one of the key ingredients to business success. Time is money but what price do you place on good customer service? Your business can’t survive without a steady stream of satisfied customers that remain loyal to you and recommend you to others. Read More

12 Tips for Better File Management

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If you are running your own business, you could be juggling a diverse range of tasks at any time of the day involving customers, record keeping, suppliers, production and marketing. The ability to locate your files and data is essential for anyone who uses a computer. On a typical day, you can deal with many different files. You may refer to and edit old ones as well as create and store new ones. What are the rules for creating and storing up your files? How do you keep your files safe? Here are a few questions to ask yourself as well as some tips to assist with better file management. Read More

Get a burst of inspiration with 20 motivating quotes

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Do you feel you need a lift in your spirits? Are you searching for a small burst of inspiration? A great quote can condense a large web of emotions and values into a few words or sentences and have the power to inspire as well as remind us of what we are and what we can be by resonating with our values and beliefs. Quotes help us to see the light at the end of the tunnel, giving us that extra burst of hope and courage to persevere. Read More