Being part of BNI taught me a few different things, including the concept of Giver’s Gain, a philosophy applicable way beyond business growth. Here’s more on my experience.
Most successful entrepreneurs plan their year, marking busy work periods, conferences and events and other business opportunities in the beginning of the year. I work the other way around. I mark my Free Days first. Here’s a few tips on how you can take more control of your calendar.
The decision to go into business with someone is a hard one. Here is my take on what to look for in a business partner, and my lessons learned after entering and exiting two business partnerships over the years.
Hint: It’s not always black and white.
No adverts, no seminars and certainly no billboards or newspaper ads. And it’s not just plain old referral marketing that I rely on either. I carefully and systematically seek introductions only to potential right-fit clients. Here’s how that can be a game-changer for your business, too.
This is the idea that transformed the way I do business entirely. It helped me switch from a full, 60-hours-a-week workload down to a three-day-workweek. Take a look and think about how you can apply this to your work or business.
Are you struggling to get to the needle-movers, the important items on your to-do list?
It turns out the military has some interesting tactics on hitting targets and keeping their missions under control. Let’s see if we can learn from them, shall we?