Why Do I Have to Pay To Use SpinLessPlates?

You may be amazed to know that I have been asked this question several times so I’d like to give you the 3 reasons. It is a business and like yours takes time and money to develop and grow. I am building it as a business so Isabella can have a brilliant life and I…

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Warning: Are You Letting The Right People Influence Your Success Of Your Small Business?

Jim Rohn

You’ve probably sussed it… Being great at what you do is simply NOT enough to cut it as a successful micro business owner. In fact, you probably find the “technical aspects” of running your business relatively easy. It’s all the other stuff like marketing, planning and strategizing that makes micro business so darn challenging. In…

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How One Simple Question Can Accelerate Your Small Business Success

Does It Make The Boat Go Faster

I talk a lot on this blog about how to get the most out of your time. It’s something I both struggle with and I’m passionate about. But it’s really important because the things you choose to focus on in the time you have available will determine your small business success. So let me ask…

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Why Thinking Big Will Massively Improve Your Micro Businesses Success

Thinking big

Why did you start your own business? You may think this is a random question for a blog sharing strategies to help you do more in less time, but bear with me because your answer is extremely relevant. That’s because your why determines what happens in your business because it influences: Take me for example.…

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How The 80 20 Rule Can Highlight The Time You Waste And Profit Your Lose In Your Business.

8020 reporting is vital to your micro business

I’m sure you’ve heard of Pareto’s Law or the 80 20 rule. But are you aware of its significance for your micro business? Let me explain… Pareto’s Law states that (roughly) 20% of a given factor is vital whilst the remaining 80% is less important. And in terms of your business, this has serious implications…

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How To Persuade Your Friends And Family To Value Your Work Time As Much As You Do

Jemima and Isabella get the Christmas spirit

Merry Christmas With the festive time of year now in full swing a lot of business owners will be persuaded into a break. I’ve noticed that taking quality down time can be tricky for the dedicated small business owner. After all, if you’ve invested your heart and soul into your business, it can be very…

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Warning: Are You Unintentionally Giving Up Control Of Your Small Business?

Giving Up Control Of Your Small Business

In business, some days rock while others are awful. The good days are blessed with momentum, the ideas flow and you push past obstacles with ease. What’s more, it’s easy to get enough done to achieve (and invoice) your target hourly rate. But on the tougher, darker days the resistance is uncomfortable. You can get…

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Why Making Yourself Dispensable Is The Only Chance You Have Of Growing Your Micro Business

Office vacancy sign

A lot of micro business owners make the mistake of believing they are indispensable. In fact, they do everything they can to make themselves indispensable by: If you hold any of these beliefs – you’re making a clanger Let me tell you why… Just recently I wrote a post that encouraged you to figure out…

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How A Simple Change In Your Identity Could Skyrocket The Efficiency Of Your Small Business

Skyrocket The Efficiency Of Your Small Business

Can I ask you probably the most enlightening question you'll be asked today about your business? What is your primary role in your business? Is it: A.   Doing your day-to-day business work? B.   Being a marketer of your business? If you answered B, great stuff. But if you said A, read on to discover why you’re making…

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The Number Most Business Owners Are Too Damn Scared To Calculate

Number Most Business Owners Are Too Damn Scared To Calculate

Do you remember why you started your business? I bet financial reasons were one of your key drivers. You saw an opportunity to create your own financial security and you went for it. Fantastic. Does your monthly profit make up for the extra hours, stress and uncertainty you put you and your family through? Or…

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