Admit it, when you’ve been busy, you fire off a quick email to a prospect or client, and check them off your ‘to do’ list. But, it’s not done. Many business people get one hundred or more email messages every day. If they spend two hours a day on email, that’s about one minute per … Continue reading Are you hiding behind email? Three steps to building relationships for business growth.
The Speed of Building Business Relationships
How are you making it easier and faster for prospects to start doing business with you and for your clients and customers to do more business with you? I’m trying to connect with someone so that I can hire them and pay them. We’re juggling potential meeting dates. Since electrons travel at the speed of … Continue reading The Speed of Building Business Relationships
Use the Web to Accelerate Business Growth
I tried to pay my insurance bill through my online banking today. But my bank’s system could not find my insurance company as a payee, even though they are the largest insurance broker in the province. That’s frustrating. If the banks want us to use online banking instead of visiting tellers, then they should make … Continue reading Use the Web to Accelerate Business Growth
Business Growth Lessons from Street Hockey
When we were kids playing a pickup game of street hockey, we always kept score. The score was important because the game could end suddenly if Ranger, my friend’s poodle, suddenly decided to steal the ball (summer) or puck (winter), and we needed to know who won when that happened. (The worst game endings were … Continue reading Business Growth Lessons from Street Hockey
Who’s in better shape: Business owners or multi-million dollar athletes?
One of my friends is a fitness and nutrition guru. Why? Because he wants to be and he thrives by exercising, eating healthy, and feeling good. Oh, and he’s a partner in a high-growth, high-profit firm in a competitive industry. His business performs better because he performs better. As a business owner, you’re responsible for … Continue reading Who’s in better shape: Business owners or multi-million dollar athletes?
Phil's Profit Point 7 – The Bird Feeder
Launching a new product or service requires careful and intentional marketing strategies to build awareness.
What's the one number that can run your business?
Measuring and sharing one number can help your team to focus and dramatically improve performance.
Phil's Profit Point 6 – "I Quit"
Are your best employees at risk?
Lessons from the Met
Retail customers want an experience, not just a product.
Phil's Profit Point 5 – Don't Waste Your Customer's Time
You can increase the number of customers by making it easier and faster for your customers to do business with you, says Phil Symchych, president of SME Business Wealth Builder.