Category Archives for Strategy and Planning

Inexpensive and space saving homemade stand up desk

Homemade stand up desk – inexpensive and space saving

A quick look at an inexpensive space saving stand up desk that I’ve been using for the past five years. Ideal for a home office where you might not have the space for a full sized stand up desk. I also give a sneak peek at another option for stand up desk that will be […]

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The LinkedIn Playbook by Adam Houlahan

The LinkedIn Playbook by Adam Houlahan

A quick review about The LinkedIn Playbook by Adam Houlahan. The book is a short but thorough look at LinkedIn with some specific strategies that can be useful to grow your network and help you find more clients.It’s written more for the small business person looking to generate leads and business but even if you […]

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Are you asking the right questions to grow your business?

Are you asking the right questions to grow your business?

Are you asking the right question to grow your business? And I don’t just mean grow your business but to help your business move forward. Often we get to the point where, we get stuck and we don’t know what to do next or sometimes even where to start. And more often than not, it’s […]

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Double your profits with Brett Jarman

Double Your Profits With The Magic Number Seven

Hardly a day goes by without hearing about someone else’s quantum leap in their business. How they became an overnight success, doubling or tripling their profits or even growing their profits by a factor of ten.These stories come about through a combination of factors and are often packaged and sold as a ‘formula’ for others […]

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Review your Business Goals Brett Jarman

Make a Smart Business Move in April With a Review of Your Goals

So it’s April 1st. While many use this day as a day of staging April Fools’ pranks (or avoiding them) it’s a great time of year to practice your ‘April Smarts’ in your business. The First of April marks the end of the three month milestone for the year. Yep, we’re a quarter of the […]

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Charlie Gilkey

Charlie Gilkey on The Small Business Lifecycle

I recently reviewed Charlie Gilkey’s book, The Small Business Lifecycle, A guide for taking the right steps at the right time to grow your business. At the time the book was only available on Kindle but Charlie has since released it in print form. I’ve since had the pleasure of interviewing Charlie to discuss the […]

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The small business life cycle

The Small Business Lifecycle

In the interests of efficiency (fancy speak for ‘because I’m lazy’) here’s a cut and paste of a review I’ve just posted on Amazon for “The Small Business Lifecycle: A Guide for Taking the Right Steps at the Right Time to Grow Your Small Business” by Charlie Gilkey. As a business coach specializing in working […]

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Wire fence

Is it a fence or a gate?

Part of the fun working at the strategic level is in challenging assumptions that clients have about their work or business. The market’s saturated, we’ve left our run too late. I’m too small. We don’t have the experience to take this on. We’ll never be able to compete with the big guys. I don’t have […]

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