Archive for October 2016

6 ways to save one hour each day

If you’re a regular reader, you would’ve read our blog about time being your most valuable asset in business. Why? Here’s the thing about time… however you look at things, we all have 24 hours in one day. No more, no less.  As entrepreneurs and business owners, we love pushing boundaries and working according to…

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10 inspirational quotes to help you through tough days

Tough days – we all have them. As business owners and entrepreneurs, we’re very emotionally connected to what we do. This means that a setback can really knock us about. We’ve asked each team member here at Shockwave to put forward their favourite quotes that they use to pick them up when they’re feeling down.…

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Health check: are you looking after yourself?

As business owners, we tend to push the boundaries when it comes to our own health and wellbeing. Burnout is a real risk for entrepreneurs and trust us, nothing could be worse for both you personally and your business. It’s common for most of us to experience burnout at some point in time and anyone…

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5 top secrets salespeople won’t tell you (that we will)

So, you’ve got this great product or service that you’ve been developing for a little while and now you’re up to the hard part: selling it to your ideal customer. For many business owners, sales isn’t their best skill. In fact, just mentioning sales techniques makes them feel quite uncomfortable. We can’t be great at…

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5 essential lessons in business

Life as an entrepreneur can be tough and we all tend to follow the same patterns. We start off incredibly excited, work harder than we ever have and before you know it, a couple of years have gone by. In time, we see business owners taking on more and more and as the pressure mounts,…

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