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How to go it alone

if you decide to go it alone, you will need to become seriously analytical about your business. You also need to be ready for action, immediate action, no delay. It’s going to be like jumping into cold water, getting straight out again, write down the temperature and describing the general feeling and the result of the jump.

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Did I really do the right thing? Why isn’t this working? If you feel like your business and life aren’t going to plan, then don’t let uncertainty get the better of you. Ask the right questions and you’ll find a solution.

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The Art Of Leadership

If you’re in charge of people at work – or in any organisation – and want to be successful at it, then learning about the Art of Leadership should be high on your agenda.

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If you don’t ask you don’t get!

How big is your ask? It may not be as big as you think – if you know how to ask the question. More to the point, asking the question rather than not asking – for fear of rejection – actually increases your chances of a positive response. Would you like to learn more?

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Career choices after 40

You don’t have to be an under-achiever or unhappy with your work. But there comes a time in life when you start to get those niggling thoughts about a new challenge. How would you prepare to change your career for the better?

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Why Some Goals Don’t Work

Sometimes it’s easy to find excuses for not achieving our goals. Perhaps the goal is not that important: ‘Oh, I’ll sort it next week’. Sometimes it’s too ambitious: ‘You expect me to climb that mountain on my own?’ But there are other reasons why goals work for some and not for others – and the answer is in simplicity…

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Does your business make any money?

No matter what line of business you’re in, you have to sell to survive. Yet, sales are more than just about making money. They serve as a valuable indicator as to how well your product or service is meeting the needs of your target market.

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What stops you?

Have you ever wondered why some people are successful and others not? Why some are sometimes successful and at other times not? What are the

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Best Small Business Trends

Find your niche and find your fortune. Well, as we all know, it doesn’t necessarily work like that. Besides, as entrepreneurs, it’s not about the money. It’s about the value we create. But which niche is right for you? John di Stefano takes a look at where the savvy start-up might be heading to solve tomorrow’s problems.

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How To Make Good Business Decisions

Wife says: “I thought I told you to turn left at the roundabout, but you went straight on.” Husband says: “I thought I knew a better way, possibly a short cut.” Wife says: “Well done. Now we’re lost!”

Making a decision that turned out not to be the right decision happens in our personal lives and in business. But making the wrong decision is not really the problem. It is the consequence of that decision that really matters, as John di Stefano explains.

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How to grow your business

Starting and running a young business single-handedly demands more than simply multi-tasking. But break down these tasks into separate roles and everything comes more focused.

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The Roles of a Business Owner

To run a successful business means to be good in many areas. Starting with developing the right ideas to managing the existing infrastructure and the technical aspect of the day to day work. Each of those areas requires different skills, but all of them together are vital to run a successful business.

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