4 Ultimate Guiding Principles for Buying a Business

Growing your small business through making an acquisition can be an excellent way to turbo-charge your plans.  Every business needs organic growth through the usual marketing.  Buying another business though can, almost overnight, take your business to the next level....

3 Critical Success Factors for Business

3 Critical Success Factors for Business

What do you bring to the table?  In my work as a business mentor, I am lucky to meet a lot of people who are desperate to be their own boss  – but don’t know where to start.  They are usually very hard-working, have some good ideas, but don’t know if they have...

How a business mentor can help cash flow

How a business mentor can help cash flow

They say that  Cash is king. No wait … change that … cash flow is king. No matter what your situation, your place in life and no matter what financial obstacles you may face – if you have cash flow, you have hope. And regardless, asking how a business mentor can help...

3 Simple Steps to Choose your Business Mentor

3 Simple Steps to Choose your Business Mentor

I’m going to assume you have chosen to get a business mentor to help keep you accountable for success (smart move!) But what steps can you follow to choose the right person? It’s not as easy as it might seem. After all, this person has to understand you but also hold...

Business Mentor Case Study: Marketing Consultancy Start-Up

Business Mentor Case Study: Marketing Consultancy Start-Up

The Client Carl* is the founder of a digital marketing consultancy that helps companies integrate client relationship and marketing systems into their business.  He was a superb designer but a novice businessperson.  Although Carl is very experienced, his business was...