Many people have asked me how I selected the contributors for my new book Ignite Your Business Mojo in which Glenn Kirkwood has written a chapter 8 on network and referral marketing. My answer is always the same – I looked for people who were truly experts in their field AND walked their talk, I hope your enjoy my series of interviews with Glenn and the other contributors, you may well like to read a great example below about how Read more
As a solopreneur, sole trader or micro business owner – would you let you neighbour walk in and raid your pantry, at will, for free? After all you took the time to go shop for the contents, you paid for the contents and you stored the contents for your benefit, right? Even the neighbour who pops over for the odd cup of sugar can get a bit annoying if they do it often enough.
So why are you állowing others Read more
When asked this question many of us would claim ‘well of course I’m committed’ but before you dismiss it out of hand maybe you might like to consider this - are you getting the results you want or would expect from your business?
Here’s the key, if you’re interested you will do what’s convenient however when you’re committed you’ll do what it takes. Many business owners I meet are doing what’s convenient and avoiding anything that they don’t like, or Read more
Glenn Kirkwood is the author of Chapter 8 in Ignite Your Business Mojo and today Glenn is sharing with us some of the lessons he has had in business.
Glenn’s Business Lessons
Challenges – Glenn has been in business for over 20 years across a number of enterprises, one of the things he loves about business is that it stretches him outside his comfort zone and allows him to learn and grow while as well as giving him the opportunity Read more
As the leader in your business you need to be confident about where you’re going so you can confidently lead your team in direction of usiness success. The reality is that if you are not leading your team members they will look for leadship elsewhere. They will follow someone else in your business – a situational or natural leader – then the issues becomes, does that person have your businesses best interests in mind or are they underminging your business Read more
Does your business keep YOU awake at night? Many business owners lay awake at night worrying about the things that aren’t going well – staffing, cashflow, taxation – just to name a few. Wouldn’t it be great to get re-excited about your business? The way you were when you first got started!
When we first start out in business we dream of small business success, then as the reality of the day to day running of the business settles in Read more
Rob Mason is the master of self leadership and in this video gives tips about how to develop your capacity for self leadership. He is also one of the rare breed who truely walk their talk, can you imagine what it takes to run 100miles or over 160 kilometres non stop? That’s the length of an ultra marathon, and something Rob knows all about. Imagine what kind of self leadership is involved to undertake and complete this task. It’s something Read more
As business owners we often find ourselves confronted by many conflicting demands and in the process become disconnected with the task that is actually in front of us – which at the time is the most important – like chatting with a staff member or listening to a customers feedback. When we’re not present in that moment we truly cannot give our best to the person or task. If it is a customer or staff member they will most certainly Read more
Business Taxation Specialist Geoff Roberts shares tips on cashflow strategies for small business success. Good cashflow is the lifeblood of any business, it’s the thing that enables business owners to pay invoices for goods and services supplied to them, enabling them to continue to generate revenue imporant to the survival of the business – payment of wages and the generating of profit.
There are many things that effect a businesses cashflow – considerations include things such as taxation choices and Read more
James Klobasa is a very successful entreprenuer who used online techiques to launch and grow his traditional offline business. He has continued his online education and now helps other business owners launch their products and services online.
You can find out more about James at http://www.plfconsultant.com
James is also co-author of Ignite Your Business Mojo and Read more