ShareTweet What are the Steps for Setting up a Successful Therapy Business? Well, if you have already qualified in your chosen therapy, the steps you need to go through in order to set up a business are as follows: Step 1: It’s All About You Are you ready to go into business? This will need some self-analysis to find out your [...] . . . → Read More: 14 Steps To Set Up A Therapy Business
ShareTweet My daughter, usually a cool rational teenager, is currently obsessed with Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility, insisting that I see when she has a new animal. In case you are thinking what am I talking about… it is a computer game for Nintendo quite similar to farmville or animal crossing in that your avatar has [...] . . . → Read More: What Can Harvest Moon Teach You About Business?
ShareTweet I was at a networking meeting the other day and I asked people what made them set up a business in the first place and what do they enjoy most about being self employed. Almost to a woman they said “being my own boss” ” in control of my own destiny” – in other words, autonomy. Autonomy [...] . . . → Read More: Do You Control Your Own Destiny?
ShareTweet With my clients the issue the biggest “killer” holding back business success is not money or employees or not even getting enough clients… the biggest killer to a successful business is the misdirection of time of the the business owner. Don’t get me wrong, running my own business I know how hard it is to [...] . . . → Read More: What’s the Biggest Killer of A Successful Business?
ShareTweet Huh? I mean Management By Walk About. Even in a small business of just one or two employees- say a therapy clinic – you can learn a lot about your own business by walking about. Ideally you just come to it fresh ( after a holiday is a perfect time as you have not become too familiar [...] . . . → Read More: When Did You Last Do MBWA?
ShareTweet As the olympics come to a close it has been intriguing to see how many athletes have done their personal best. I could make some comment about doing our personal best in business. Frankly that is a given… but how do we know what our best is? And yes we need to have a vision and a [...] . . . → Read More: Are You Complaisant in Your Business?
ShareTweet Do you market your therapy business services in the summer or not? Ok if you have a rolling advert it will be placed anyway… but will anyone read it? There is one school of thought that says an advert is more likely to be read in the summer hanging around airport lounges or pick up sand on [...] . . . → Read More: Is it Worth Marketing in The Summer?
ShareTweet Last week when I ran a workshop for aromatherapists and reflexologists I was struck how in their course they are completely focused on the technical aspects of their profession; their case studies, contraindications etc. None of them were really thinking about how they will make money in their business. That is not being judgmental. Most [...] . . . → Read More: Love Business Hate Selling?
ShareTweet The US small business administration states that 95% of businesses fail within 10years. There are a number of reasons for that failure ( and I will cover those in oncoming posts) but there is one thing that will determine whether we fail or are successful in business. Planning? No Lots of funds? No Brilliant product or service? No It is taking consistent effective [...] . . . → Read More: Business Failure and How to Avoid It
ShareTweet I’ve been working with a couple of businesses recently that have had problems with writing contracts to deal with all eventualities… the trouble is it has resulted in bad blood between the parties… what do you do when there is conflict between business partners? This is a really hard one to deal with. The argument can be [...] . . . → Read More: Small Business: 6 Ways to Deal with Conflict