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Maximize Your Resources – Part 2

  Let recap last week’s blog, where we discussed the first three areas for maximizing your resources. For reference, they were: Recognize the obvious, give yourself the space to see the apparent areas of waste. Unconventional breakthroughs create a culture and method for maximizing new and creative ideas between you and your team. Face the facts, start by analyzing your current systems and start by making a 1% change. Today we’ll cover the next three, which are: Reveal your business’ soul From breaking even to breaking the bank Stand up and stand out Reveal Your Business’ Soul Every business has

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Maximize Your Resources – Part 1

Over the next few posts, we’re going to talk about how to take a hard look at your current resources and get the most out of them. Your resources 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: Recognize the obvious Unconventional breakthroughs Face the facts Recognize the Obvious Sometimes when you are too close to something, you can’t make out the big picture. You need to step back and take a hard look at the resources you currently have in front of you.

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5 Killer Mistakes – Part 3: Up Cash Creek Without a Paddle

Now to conclude our killer mistakes series, we will talk about the worst mistake you can make that will not only cost your clients but might even cost you your company. Today we’re going to talk about the fifth killer mistake: Cash Flow. Even when business is good, there’s still a chance of running out of cash flow. You have to always be prepared for a slow in sales or a surge in expenses. One of the keys to balancing your cash flow is to get your clients to pay on time. Managing your cash flow can seem like a

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5 Killer Mistakes – Part 2

In the last post, we covered the first two of the five 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. When you take on too much, your business can’t keep up, and therefore you can quickly lose control of everything and find yourself barely functioning. You want your business to be successful, no doubt, but you need to plan how you will handle the growth. Although your clients expect excellent customer service and high-quality products/services, they don’t know or care about your

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5 Killer Mistakes – Part 1

5 big mistakes that will kill a deal are: Not meeting the client’s expectations Mishandling a client crisis Taking on more than you can handle Putting all your eggs in one basket Up cash creek without a paddle Any one or a combination of these can not only kill the partnership but can take down your company as well. We’re going to take a bit of time to talk about each of these; in this lesson, we’ll cover the first two. Not Meeting Client’s Expectations You must give your clients exactly what you promised during the negotiation portion of your

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