Track your Money or Risk loosing it

small business , bookkeeping

Track your Money or Risk loosing it

Gone are the days when you could get away with throwing everything in a shoebox and dropping it off to an accountant the night before your tax returns are due. To beat the odds of business failure you need to have fully up-to-date financial information.  This way, you can make important business decisions while there

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Compensating your employees

how much to I pay my employees?

Compensating your employees

Compensation is a form of monetary value used to recruit and retain qualified employees. It can be an incentive to increase morale and is linked to job satisfaction.  Money used as a reward can encourage performance, although compensation does not always have to be cash for this to be true.   Paying well, reduces turnover and

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What Product are you Selling?

Clarify your product offering

What Product are you Selling?

Have you ever met someone at a networking event and walked away not knowing what they sell? How about trying to get details out of a service provider about cost, timing and deliverables?   These are what I call ambiguous product offerings.  How clear are you in describing your product and connecting it to your prospective

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Getting out of Business Debt

paying off debt

Getting out of Business Debt

Ever wake up in the middle of the night worried about business debt? Having too much bad debt in a business is way too common and is “THE”  primary reason why a business fails. While it is rare for a small business owner to start and run a company without ever having to incur any

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Fixing the Leaks

Fixing the Leaks

Occasionally a small leak happens in our lives; a tire that won’t seem to stay inflated, a pipe underneath your sink that won’t stop dripping, etc. If it goes ignored, the problem isn’t solved; leaks do n’t solve themselves. The leaks are a slow drain on our resources, our time and our productivity. Taking a

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Systematize Your Business – Sales

Systematize Your Business – Sales

Doing “marketing” is only half of your business development process. The other half is figuring out , now that you have their attention, how to easily get your prospects to buy from you. Converting shoppers to buyers requires a system for follow-up. This is not about being pushy, it is about building relationships. People buy

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63 Reasons Why it is Better to Hire an ICF Credentialed Business Coach

the ICF Core Competency Model.

63 Reasons Why it is Better to Hire an ICF Credentialed Business Coach

Today, the International Coach Federation (ICF) shared the much anticipated updated version of the ICF Core Competency Model. This model provides a comprehensive set of coaching standards for an ICF credentialed coach to follow. As a small business owner looking to hire a business coach, it is essential to know the difference between a credentialed

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