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Maximize Your Resources – Part 3

In the last post we outlined three more ways you can work on maximizing your current resources. They included: Revealing the soul of your business Breaking even to breaking the bank Standing up and standing out   Today we’ll highlight the final three areas you can work on to maximize your current resources. They are: Presenting an offer they can’t refuse Upselling: “Would you like fries with that?” Avoiding the edge of the cliff   Presenting An Offer They Can’t Refuse One of the secrets to success is remaining ahead of your competitors to maintain a competitive edge. In order

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Maximize Your Resources – Part 2

Last time we highlighted the first three areas to work through in maximizing your current resources. They were: Recognizing the obvious Unconventional breakthroughs Facing the facts   Today we’ll cover the next three, which are: Revealing the soul of your business From breaking even to breaking the bank Standing up and standing out   Revealing the Soul of Your Business Every business has a soul, and you likely felt the soul of your business the deepest when your business was just starting. It is that passion, newness and momentum that is palpable at the very beginning. Sometimes these important intangibles

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Maximize Your Resources – Part 1

Over the next few posts we’re going to discuss how to take a hard look at your current resources and get the most out of them. This can help your capital go further and increase your profit margin. Today we’ll cover three different ways to maximize what you already have. These include: Recognizing the obvious Unconventional breakthroughs Facing the facts   Recognizing the Obvious Sometimes when you are too close to something, you are unable to see the big picture. You need to step back and really take a hard look at the resources you currently have in front of

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5 Killer Mistakes – Part 3

The last 2 posts covered the first four of the killer mistakes you could make that will not only make you lose your fish, but possibly your entire company. Today we’re going to explore the fifth killer mistake: Up Cash Creek Without a Paddle Even when business is good, there’s still a chance of running out of cash flow. You must always be prepared for a slow in sales or a surge in expenses. One of the keys to balancing your cash flow is by requiring your clients to pay on time. This may seem like a nightmare, but is

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5 Killer Mistakes – Part 2

In the last post we covered the first two of the 5 biggest mistakes you can make in dealing with big fish clients. Today we’ll cover the third and fourth ones: Taking on More Than You Can Handle and All Your Eggs in One Basket Taking on More Than You Can Handle When you take on too much, your business can’t keep up and as a result you can easily lose control of everything and find yourself unable to function. There is no doubt that you want your business to be successful, but you need to have a plan for

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