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

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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 To Tweet For 10 Minutes And Give The Impression You’re On It All Day

twitter in 10 minute chunks

I love Twitter. It’s a fantastic social media platform to build relationships, spread your word and grow your small business. However, if you’re not careful, Twitter can turn into a time hungry work avoidance strategy and reduce your productivity. So if you’re finding Twitter has become an addictive time drain that’s distracting your attention away…

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Save Time In Your Small Business By Using These 3 Communication Tools Today

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Do meetings eat hungrily into your time? Once you’ve taken into account travelling time and got through the small talk and niceties, a conversation that would only last 10 minutes can easily absorb an hour or more. It can be really frustrating and it’s bad news if you’re already feeling the time pressure and want…

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Are You Committing These 7 Very Expensive And Highly Inefficient Advertising Sins?

Highly Inefficient Advertising

With efficient advertising you can easily stand out from your competition. If you attract the right customer, you can see your advertising investment return a healthy profit. So if your advertising fails to deliver, could it be because you’re committing one of these deadly sins? Want to find out? Then read on… It can be…

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Six Questions Smart Business Owners Ask Before Starting Their Working Day

Six Questions Smart Business Owners Ask Before Starting Their Working Day

Do you want to get more done in less time? As a small business owner, maximising your productivity and making smart use of your time can make the difference between a thriving business and a surviving business. But did you know that achieving high levels of productivity actually starts in your head? That’s because your…

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Spend Your Time More Efficiently On Twitter By Using Lists.

Spend Your Time More Efficiently On Twitter-By-Using-Lists

Twitter is a smart networking and sales tool for micro businesses. But to get the most from Twitter you need to engage, entertain and interact with people. And that means entering relevant conversations, initiating useful discussions and having a consistent presence in important people’s timeline. But this objective gets trickier as the number of people…

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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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5 Smart Tools That Boost Productivity And Increase Your Efficiency

Boost Productivity And Increase Your Efficiency

If you want to develop and grow your small business you need to embrace habits that enable you to get more done in less time. Inefficient working, caving into distractions and procrastinating on the high value tasks will erode your confidence and undermine your business’ potential. Which means you need to work smarter, tighter and…

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Five Questions To Increase Your Productivity Now

Five Questions To Increase Your Productivity Now

Are you busy? OK. Silly question. If you run a small or micro business there’s no getting away from it. You’ll always have more on your plate that you can ever hope to clear. Which raises a big problem. If your aim is to increase your productivity and grow a successful small business, what should…

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This Smart Productivity Habit Will Finish Your Day And Kick-Start Tomorrow

Finish Your Day And Kick Start Tomorrow

Are you serious about doing more in less time? If so, keep reading this post and I’ll explain an unbelievably simple, yet incredibly powerful nugget that can dramatically increase your business productivity. But before I do, I need to warn you. This tip is so simple it’s easy to dismiss. And like all “time management”…

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