Business Advice

Ground Rules for Buying a Business

Ground rules outlined below can be useful in providing assistance to Purchaser of a Business in finding the right business. 1.  Take Your Time  When buying a business, it is important that...

By Paul J St Clair, F.C.A., Dip. Fin. Services 19/03/2017
How to Get Going and Growing In a Difficult Economy:

In this article we’ll get down to the nitty-gritty of how to get going in a difficult economy. When we’re done, you’ll be armed with a creative, industrious, positive attitude in the...

By Bob Lyon 15/03/2017
Are we the last generation to need an office?

The Internet is the most powerful force behind making traditional work practices and ‘the office’ less relevant. High speed connectivity and powerful software have the potential to render ...

By Phil Hues 24/03/2016
Publicity - A Hidden Goldmine For Your Business And The “Secret” Pathway To Success

Product publicity is the "secret pathway" to business success everyone wants. In simple terms, product publicity is a kind of advertising that costs you nothing, yet brings in the orders for you. Reg...

By Bob Lyon 05/01/2015
Customers Don’t Care How Much You Know… Until They Know How Much You Care

Selling can be defined as everything that happens from the first contact with the prospective customer to the satisfactory delivery of the product or service. If your advertising is effective, it wil...

By Bob Lyon 05/09/2014
Communication Drives All Your Other Marketing Strategies…

The single most important strategy you can use to maximize the value of all the other strategies is to communicate regularly with anyone that contributes or will contribute in any way to your business...

By Bob Lyon 15/08/2014
Buy a Business & Invest In Your Future

Buying a business offers you the potential to create, and control your future. You can make your own decisions, there’s no one to tell you what to do, and you get to reap the benefits. This is t...

By William de Ora 07/06/2014
The Seven Deadly Sins Of Business Valuation

1. PRIDE You think your business is worth a lot of money because you have had it for 15 years. Unfortunately it doesn't matter how long you've run your business. Its the value proposition that you're...

By Tony Arena 17/07/2013
Practicing Customer Empathy Is A Powerful Yet Simple Strategy That Can Single-Handedly Transform Your Business

Why are some people more successful than others? Frequently it’s due to them having a better philosophical strategy. They approach everyone they deal with in a totally different and more effecti...

By Bob Lyon 11/02/2013
Working With Your Life Partner An Asset or a Liability?

Every relationship is an asset—in the beginning. Deciding to join forces with another human being is filled with promise and high expectations of what’s possible. You are filled with optim...

By William de Ora 03/05/2012