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Business Coaches: Are They Worth It?

Posted by Kathy Martin on 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00

Ever wondered about hiring a business coach? If so, you will have weighed up the cost of engaging one vs the payoff you’ll get. You might know someone who’s had a business coach before and their success was less than mediocre. So it's a good question to consider. Read the full post

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Is Your Professional Advisor The Right Fit?

Posted by Kathy Martin on 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00

Business owners can often feel frustrated and unsatisfied with their professional advisors. Every case has different issues to deal with. But there's usually one thing in common - they're all irritated at not getting the outcome they want. Read the full post

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How To Develop Your Business Even If You Don't Have Time

Posted by Kathy Martin on 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00

A lot of business owners are running hard just to keep their business at its current level. They feel harrassed, overtired and stressed out.  Taking their business to the next level seems impossible. Read the full post

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Underestimating Lifetime Value

Posted on 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00

In the August issue of NZ Business Magazine, Logan Wedgwood talks about the lifetime value of a customer.  He gives a few pointers on how your initial interaction with a new customer can make a substantial difference further down the track.Read the full post

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5 Sure-Fire Ways To Lose Your Customers

Posted by Kathy Martin on 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00

It's said that the purpose of a business is to create a customer. This might be true at a basic level. But it also points to the reality that one of the ongoing purposes of a business should be to KEEP a customer. As business owners we can't argue this point.Read the full post

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Why Bother With A Target Customer?

Posted on 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00

This article from the July edition of NZBusiness magazine highlights the importance of knowing who your target customer is.  Good business isn't just about selling to whoever wants to buy ... it's about defining your ideal customer and ensuring your efforts are honed towards that customer.  You can read all...Read the full post

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7 Key Steps For Effective Wealth Planning

Posted by Kathy Martin on 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00

Human beings are strange. We secure all our assets including our home, cars, and boats. We use banks and safes to protect our valuables. We insure our personal possessions against things such as fire, damage and theft. In the main, it's incomprehensible for us not protect all our material possessions.Read the full post

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How to Get Your Business & Personal Affairs Sorted

Posted by Kathy Martin on 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00

Do you ever wonder if you've got the right things in place to safeguard your family and your business? Or whether what you’ve already got in place will actually do the job you want? It can be easy to put this in the 'too hard' basket ...Read the full post

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What I Learnt By Firing Myself

Posted on 15 May 2018 00:00:00

Here's a great article from this month's New Zealand Business Magazine.  Find out what worked and what didn't when this business owner stepped back from the day-to-day aspects of running his business.Read the full post

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How To Get Rid Of Your Cash Flow Worries

Posted by Kathy Martin on 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00

Good cash flow is critical to the success of any business. Yet for many business owners, it's a constant struggle and the bane of their lives. Read the full post

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