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Profit Boosting Tip - Be different

Tired of getting the same mediocre or poor profit as every other business out there right now? Then it’s time to be different. Marking yourself stand out from everyone else can make a huge difference to your profits. 

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Profit Boosting Tip - Don't discount!

We’ve all been there. You are near to closing a sale and at the last minute the customer wants a discount. Don’t be tempted! Here’s how to hold your nerve.

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Profit Boosting Tip - Offer something for free

Offering something for free doesn’t sound like the best way to boost your profit. But if you do it in the right way it can do just that. Read on to find out how a free offer can make you money.

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Profit Boosting Tip - Keep at the top of your customer’s minds

How often do you communicate with your customers and prospects? If you aren’t at the top of their minds, the chances are your competitors will be. Follow our easy steps to get your business to the front of the queue.

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New Year, New Business Gear?

Did you get to the end of 2011 and feel that you’ve worked your socks off just to keep your head above water? Are you worried that you will have to do the same again in 2012? 

It doesn’t have to be that way......don’t ditch your New Year resolve too early in the year. You still have the chance to step back and work out what you are trying to achieve in business for the next 12 months.  So, make a decision that you will get off the hamster wheel this year and follow these simple steps.

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New Year, New Career?

Apparently 47% of the UK workforce wants to change jobs in the next year. Are you one of them? Do you already feel like it’s been months since the Christmas holiday, and the year is stretching on endlessly? Have you already broken your New Year resolutions and have gone back to just moaning about your boss, company or work-life? If so, don’t despair! Life is too short to dread work every day – and you can make a choice about your career – you just need to know where to start.

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Top 10 Business Books ... To Inspire You and Your Business

If you're feeling stuck in a rut or you just need an extra boost, here are my Top 10 business books to inspire you and your business.

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How to chose an Executive Coach that’s right for you.

There are so many coaches out there, from all walks of life. But if you are picking a coach to work with you, you can’t afford to make the wrong decision and start all over again with someone else. So how do you separate the sales spin from the reality and be confident that the coach you chose is right for you?

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How to improve your businesses performance

In these tough times, most businesses are finding it hard to stay profitable and maintain their revenues, never mind moving their performance to the next level. So what can you do to make a step change in your business output – and get more money to the bottom line?

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