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Harness the Power of Compounding

This article and video tell a series of stories that illustrate how you can harness the miraculous power of compounding in your business, to multiply your results and build your business into an asset worth far more than could be achieved by the usual linear thinking. It also shows you how boosting six areas of your business by just 10% will give you 175% greater profits, and how a 25% boost in each area will increase your profits by 365%.

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How to Make More Profitable Sales

This article and video show you how you can make more profitable sales. It looks at your sales and marketing methods, processes and costs, the value of empowering your team and how when Ford did that they achieved 10X more profitable sales. It also considers the real cost of giving discounts what else you can do to make more profitable sales and how one company gained 900% more profitable sales by reducing the discounts it gave by 25%.

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What Picasso can teach you about pricing

This post is about charging what you’re worth, with a great lesson on pricing from the Late Pablo Picasso. Too many products or services are seen as being very similar to others and as a consequience are treated as commodities. When that happens your prospects and customers will shop around and whoever charges the best price for that product or service tends to win the business. But if you can set your product or service apart from all the others out there, you can charge what your product or service is really worth […]

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Why bookstores have coffee shops and what that means for your website

Can you imagine trying to persuade Lady Gaga of anything? She is, after all, a clearly determined and opinionated individual. You would be facing up to a fairly formidable personality – you don’t get to be an international superstar by being quiet and open to persuasion. Maybe the reason that Lady Gaga is successful is she prefers tea to coffee. Lady Gaga is one of several […]

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The forgotten cost of discounting

Discounting can kill your business. Few business leaders or entrepreneurs realise that the biggest cost in their business can be something that doesn’t even show up in their accounts. When you’re doing a lot less business than you should be doing, it’s all too easy to push the panic button and offer discounts just to get more people through the door. In most cases these discounts make no difference to the number of people who come through the door. But even if they do, these, or any other form of discounting, can turn into a serious and very expensive mistake […]

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