Tips for Working as a Team

Tips for Working as a Team

Posted on Jun 5, 2019

Whether you manage staff in a business or work with colleagues, understanding how to interact effectively with each other is key to getting tasks done and making it an easy process for everyone. However, sometimes our individual preferences for how we work and what we need in order to complete a task can vary and […]

The Important Practice of Following Up

The Important Practice of Following Up

Posted on Apr 30, 2019

When a business has effective and consistent followup processes in place it ensures that new clients are moved seamlessly through the buying cycle and that every client who contacts the business receives the appropriate response in a timely manner. However, this is also an area that can be missing a formal process and when it […]

How to Create Perfect Processes

How to Create Perfect Processes

Posted on Mar 28, 2019

When the processes in a business flow seamlessly from one step to another and are integrated with each other, they can help the business function optimally and make the most of every opportunity. Well thought out and integrated processes can save precious minutes in the day, prevent mistakes happening (or items being missed) make it […]

Track the Trends in Your Numbers

Track the Trends in Your Numbers

Posted on Feb 26, 2019

If you pay close attention to the trends in your business numbers then it can help to confirm busy periods during the year, periods of lower activity, the buying cycle of repeat clients, natural cycles in your particular market etc. It can also help signal any potential issues that need to be addressed when sales […]

Who is Your Business on Social Media?

Who is Your Business on Social Media?

Posted on Dec 17, 2018

Social media is an effective marketing tool for businesses because it connects us with potential clients, cements existing relationships and provides the opportunity to showcase products or services in a greater way than other types of marketing. As a result it can be very effective at generating new clients and creating a positive, professional image. […]

Choose Your Technology Wisely

Choose Your Technology Wisely

Posted on Nov 7, 2018

Whether you’re a new or existing business the technology you choose (ie: hardware, software, apps etc.) can have a huge impact on your efficiency and effectiveness. However, as time is also very precious when you’re running a business (and the range of options are often numerous and confusing) spending extra time researching to find the […]

Know Your Big Life Goals

Know Your Big Life Goals

Posted on Jul 25, 2018

We can be very good at defining our short term goals (weekly, monthly or yearly) but not always as good at defining our big life goals (maybe because they’re so big or that achieving them seems so far away). Big life goals include what we want to achieve in our lifetime, the lifestyle we want […]

Use the Same Voice

Use the Same Voice

Posted on May 24, 2018

When a business sounds the same in all its communications (eg: email templates, website content, staff profiles, social media, marketing, flyers, etc.) it creates a consistent experience for clients. This is because at every point of interaction they know exactly who the business is, what it does and what it stands for, which reinforces the […]

Prompting for Referrals

Prompting for Referrals

Posted on Mar 28, 2018

It can sometimes feel a little awkward to ask others to promote your business so here are some easy ways to do it. Put it in your communications When you’re communicating with clients no doubt you’ve probably also added them to your mailing list and are regularly emailing them information. If this is the case […]

Preparing to Achieve Your Goal

Preparing to Achieve Your Goal

Posted on Feb 12, 2018

When it comes to achieving a goal whether it’s personal, professional or sporting what you do to prepare yourself can make all the difference to your success. And whilst developing good strategies and working through these consistently will help achieve your goal, it’s also important to ensure that you’re properly prepared in other areas. Here […]