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Why you should talk in a language your clients understand
I was with a client in the last few days who have a new business partner. They were talking in TLAs. You know, Three Letter Acronyms. KPI this. SLA that. SWOT the other. Blah, blah, blah. My client didn’t have a clue what was being said. They said in a broad Yorkshire accent, “We’re from […]Read more
Discover Gary King’s Secrets to Unlocking Entrepreneurial Success
Guest appearance on Dads in Business. A supportive network to help busy dads manage themselves, their family and their business. Better. Hosted by Rob Taylor, Award winning small business owner and Dad of three. About the interview: I remember what set me on the path to self employment. It was redundancy. It’s fair to say […]Read more
Should I put my prices up?
This question is dividing opinion in the current environment. I am seeing and hearing three different strategies being adopted. Some are reducing prices because they either fear losing business to competition, feel it is the right thing to do to support their clients or feel this is the only way they can win new business. […]Read more
Preparing for exit
In discussion with Richard Coulthard, Director & Head of Commercial Services at Ison Harrison Solicitors. Only 5% of SME business owners have an exit plan despite the fact that 100% of these owners WILL exit their business at some point. In my eyes, it makes sense to have an exit in mind and work backwards […]Read more
Grant funding to support your growth
Grant funding to support your growth – last call If you are a manufacturing business or a you are supplying into a manufacturing business and you are looking for growth in 2023, this is for you. If you are an SME, supplying B2B (<£40m turnover and <250 employees) based in the Leeds City region and […]Read more
How to find more profitability during tough trading conditions
Prices are rising fast, for everything, everywhere. It’s never been more important for businesses to know their numbers as costs rise and profit margins shrink. How do you maintain your profit margins? It’s not as straightforward as simply increasing your prices. And, tempting as it is, cutting costs by cheapening your product or service could […]Read more
How to improve your conversion ratio
I get asked this question a lot. Business owners finally looking at their conversion ratio and realising it’s much worse than they estimated. No business owner or sales person likes to accept that they’re not as good at selling as they should be, but the facts don’t lie. Now, before we get into analysing how […]Read more
Why a goal without a plan is just a wish
I’ve seen umpteen posts since just before the New Year from people stating their goals for 2023. Whether it be weight loss, fitness, relationships, business growth, travel or sobriety. “Each to their own.” I say. The reality is though that 99% will fail to achieve these goals. It’s a cliché subject title for sure but […]Read more
Joanne Clayton – Databubble. Business Mentoring Testimonial
Hear what Joanne had to say following commencement of a Business Mentoring programme. Running a business is tough and without the right plan, the right support and the right focus, it’s easy to become trapped. When you get to this stage, you often feel overwhelmed, stuck or uncertain as a business owner. Discover which […]Read more
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