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The Importance of Standards

In our previous blog we covered policies and procedures, up next is standards. I like to explain standards like this; if you are going to be doing an electrical connection in a certain place, there’s the industry standard that you need to meet.

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4 key reasons why it’s important to have Policies and Procedures

One of our clients has just asked us how can we embed standard policies and procedures into their business. To bring it into context it’s very important for us to understand why standard policies and procedures are so important! Look at it like a parameter you have the policies at the top, you have the…

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10x More Results, Less Nonsense

Today I’d like to share with you the power of clarity in business and how you can get 10x more results in less time. I’ve created a symbol to represent this, which is the bullseye, which is a very commonly used symbol when it comes to shooting an actual target. Know your vision and let…

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5 Power Momentum Series

I just finished my morning exercise and I’m feeling lots of energy, I’m excited at the moment because of all of the powerful things we’ve been doing. I think it’s the right moment for me to share 5 power momentum techniques that will get you results fast in your business. Why are business owners not…

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The 7 levels of maturity in a business: which stage are you in?

Our previous blogs spoke about structuring your funnel correctly and bring sustainable profits to your business. But during this whole process, I am constantly looking at 7 different levels. These 7 different levels represent the 7 levels of maturity in business. Step away from survival The very first one that you want to run away…

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Grow with sustainable profits

The next 4 key rings we are going to talk about will consistently bring results from your team and sustainable profits. Profitability in a system ensures that your level of productivity is maximised, and maximum productivity leads to maximum profits. Gone are the days where your revenue, sales and profit target that you set at…

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5 tips to help you network effectively

Being able to network effectively is crucial to business, especially in the early stages when you’re trying to establish your business and generate clients. Networking is definitely an art and while it does come naturally to some, know that you’re not alone if you do struggle. For those of you looking for pointers when it…

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How to become a better public speaker

Public speaking… just the mere mention of it has the power to strike fear into some entrepreneurs. A quick Google search will tell you that fear of public speaking is more common than you may think. Regardless of how you feel about speaking in public, there’s no doubt that speaking in front of people is…

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Share the love with your employees this Valentine’s Day

In the past, we’ve worked with many clients who undervalue the importance of showing gratitude when it comes to their staff. Not because they don’t value their employees, but more because they mistakenly believe that the only rewards their staff are interested in come in the form of a huge bonus or a pay rise….

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Easy ways to increase your sales this Valentine’s Day

February 14, aka Valentine’s Day: it’s a day that people tend to love or loathe for a variety of reasons. Regardless of your personal feelings, if you have a business and especially if you’re in retail, it benefits you to jump onto the peak retail period bandwagon. And that means embracing days like Valentine’s Day….

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