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SBP 018: The Best Way To Share Equity With Business Partners or Co-founders

By |2020-08-07T19:07:09+01:00August 7th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

HP, Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Procter & Gamble are examples of great businesses that were started and built by business partners and co-founders. When two or more bright people come together to contribute resources, great things can happen. While business partnerships are powerful, they can also be a two-edged sword. In many cases, conflict and [...]

SBP 017: Effective Time Management Tips for Busy Entrepreneurs

By |2020-07-31T10:41:59+01:00July 31st, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

Yes, it's shocking. But it is true. Research now shows that up to 50 percent of entrepreneurs are likely to have at least one mental health breakdown in their lifetime. That's according to Michael Freeman, a psychiatrist, and psychologist at USC. Separate results by another researcher and psychotherapist, Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, confirms this. But he [...]

SBP 016: The Simple Rules I Use To Choose Between Business Opportunities

By |2020-07-22T23:10:37+01:00July 24th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

Time is money. It's something I've always heard since childhood. There is even a very popular old song in my country about it. But what does it really mean? I didn't realize what time=money really meant until I started running my own business. People are pained when they lose money. But when we lose time, [...]

SBP 015: Trying To Grow Your Business? You Need To Hear This

By |2020-07-17T11:22:50+01:00July 17th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

Growth is a beautiful thing That's why almost every entrepreneur is looking for new ways to grow their business. Growth brings in customers. Customers bring in sales. And sales increase the size and likelihood of profits. On top of the financial benefits, growth is good for the ego. Growth often attracts a lot of public [...]

SBP 014: 5 Strategies for Setting the Best Price for Your Product or Service

By |2020-07-10T09:29:11+01:00July 10th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

Pricing can be a gamechanger in a business. It is one of those small changes you can make in your business that can yield surprising and outsized results. A lot of businesses are leaving money on the table because their prices are much lower than they should be. Some other businesses are struggling to make [...]

SBP 013: How To Choose A Good Name for Your Business & Products

By |2020-07-08T11:32:47+01:00July 3rd, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

How important is the name of a business? Does it make any difference what you call your business or name your products? Will anyone really care? You will be surprised. Choosing a good name for your business or products brings in much more than commercial benefits. It has strong psychological benefits too. Like a child [...]

SBP 012: Should You Quit or Keep Your Job To Start A Business

By |2020-07-06T14:49:09+01:00June 26th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

What do you do when you have a good, well-paid job, but still feel an unstoppable itch to express your entrepreneurial potential? Can a job and a business co-exist, or do you have to choose one and leave the other? Should you keep your job and run your startup as a side business, or should [...]

SBP 011: Top Reasons Customers Don’t Buy & What To Do About Them

By |2020-07-06T14:49:20+01:00June 19th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

You're excited. After weeks of planning and strategizing, your business or new product is now ready for launch. After all the time, sweat and money you've spent developing your concept, the day to earn your big reward has finally come. And sometimes when you're idle, you can't fight the urge to open the calculator app [...]

SBP 010: How To Sell More And Make More From New And Old Customers

By |2020-07-06T14:49:30+01:00June 12th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

A customer at hand is worth two or more in the wild. The first time a person or company spends money on your product or service is a monumental event in your business. Still, many entrepreneurs miss opportunities for additional sales from existing customers and leave a lot of money on the table because they're [...]

SBP 009: How To Know When It Is Time To Shut Down A Business

By |2020-07-06T14:49:38+01:00June 5th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

Making the decision to shut down a business is one of the hardest and most emotional decisions an entrepreneur will ever make. After all the time, energy, passion, and money you've poured into the business, some entrepreneurs delay or postpone the crucial decision even when they know the business has become a sinking ship. While [...]