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In a recent email I talked about why evaluating your business model is essential in these turbulent times. Successful businesses are able to maximize the amount of value that is delivered to customers (and captured in the form of revenue) for the least amount of cost in operating expenses. The better the profit margin, the more options the business…

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Who does the thinking in your business?

Who does most of the thinking in your business? It’s you isn’t it? In fact, you probably do all of it. You are the master strategist for all the parts of your business. You’ve been good at outsourcing the DOING of things (like operations, website creation, newsletter production, customer support, social media, bookkeeping, etc.) but you…

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We face huge challenges, but isn’t that a good thing?

Where many seem to be struggling with the pandemic quarantine, I’ve found home isolation, and the lack of social commitments, freeing. It’s allowed me to become more contemplative, and connected to the rhythms of family life. It’s not that I’m anti-social. I enjoy limited social engagements. But since I started my own practice some years…

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“My customers don’t go on Facebook” she told me.

I was chatting with a successful businesswoman this week who has an in-demand service in a well-defined niche. In fact she targets females within that niche. Clever. I asked how she generated leads and found new customers to which she replied “Networking, but its time consuming and I’m not growing as fast as I’d like”.…

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