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6 Reasons Why You Should Investing in Business Coaching Program, Even in a Recession!

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The announcement this week that we are in a technical recession in South Africa will result in many business owners and self-employed professionals pulling back and cutting down on all business spending including investments. Business owners will be thinking that spending money on anything is dangerous, right now. Unfortunately, this line of thinki...
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The Challenges Women Entrepreneurs Face in Their Family Businesses

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Yes, you don't have to believe it but a small to medium enterprises (SME) business owned by a female entrepreneur is more likely to be profitable, than one run by a male business owner. Having worked with several family owned businesses over the last 6 years, it's become clear to me that women, often play a pivotable role in the success of the fami...
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Are you an astute financial manager in your business?

Do you feel out of your depth when discussing your financial statements with your accountant? Being an ActionCOACH Business Coach over the last 6 years, I have come to realize that to be a successful business owner, depends heavily on your financial skills. Being an Astute Financial Manager is at the heart of running a successful business . Good fi...
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We are ActionCOACH.

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Our systematic business coaching methods help entrepreneurs and business owners overcome the challenges in maintaining a business. Since 1997 ActionCOACH has served thousands of businesses and their owners around the world and in every category imaginable. By showing owners how to get more time, better teams in their companies and more money on the...
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Make Your Business Resilient to Tough Economic Times

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Making your business resilient to economic downswings is certainly not a new thing for SME business owners in South Africa. Working out what to do to survive and thrive, no matter what the economy is like, is a key priority for most business owners. However, the difference between a prepared response and a knee-jerk reaction, is normally because of...
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Why Cash Flow is Important in your Business

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As a Business Owner you probably know by now that your Cash Flow in your business is the key to keeping your doors open, and the management of your cash flow cannot be delegated to anyone else, but yourself. Without cash no business can survive! I believe that understanding what cash flow is and managing the business activities to improve cash flow...
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What is the Benefit of Coaching your Executive Managers?

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The main goal of any coaching intervention, with key staff in a business is the alignment of their personal goals and desires with that of the business. Why? Well to enhance their effectiveness, performance and ability to lead . Executive coaching at the same time helps organisations and business owners by providing content, processes and specific ...
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Are you Leaving Gold on the Factory Floor?

Yes, I know you are not producing gold in your SME, but you could be leaving gold, figuratively speaking, on the production floor. So how do you as business owner ensure that you harvest these gold nuggets? In the past week I had the privilege of spending some time with Bert Visser a senior Partner at both CoThink and NexStepp, ( www.cothink.com )....
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It’s time to do Your Annual Business Plan!

With the Financial year end upon us, doing an annual business plan is one of the most important things a business owner must do, now! How else will you get to prioritize all the things you have to do, and how else would you get to know and focus on the critical and most important strategies that will move you faster to your end goal? Our GrowthCLUB...
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The Role of Marketing Planning in a Business

Every business owner starts his business with an idea and a dream. And from that idea, a passion is sparked for either a product or service that he or she is good at, that gives them a sense of fulfillment. And so, the business owner goes off and starts working in their business. But having an excellent product needs Marketing – and those marketing...
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6 Steps to a Better Business

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Every business owner wants his or her business to produce better financial results. What if the secret to a better business with better financial results was possible in just 6 Steps? And when you apply these steps, you would have a business with more time, a better team and more money! Easy?! Not that simple unfortunately. REGISTER FOR THE 6 STEPS...
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Are your mistakes resulting in the loss of great employees?

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Running a business is like juggling a number of balls in the air at the same time …. or are we just missing the point completely? It's been said that if you keep your employees happy and engaged, they will keep the customers happy, the happy customers will buy from the business, thus resulting in the business providing for the business owner . At l...
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Developing Winning Teams – Does your Team have ‘Common Goals’?

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  When you started your business you probably had an issue with following someone else's rules … yet there are some rules that are fundamental to business success and build a winning team . At ActionCOACH's we believe that "developing winning teams" is the process of recruiting, teaching and motivating carefully selected passionate people to e...
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Moving from Chaos to Productivity - Minuteman Press, Boksburg (Barry Pottinger)

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A business coaching case study for delivering formidable results. So this is what it feels like to live the dream! You see we all own our own businesses, we are making heaps of cash and we can take off time whenever we want as the business runs itself, right? Well …. so if it's not like that then what are we doing wrong? Just over a year ago this l...
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Want More Profit From Your Business??

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Growing the profit in your business should be easy, isn't it? At ActionCOACH Kempton Park we believe that given that your business has a real USP (Unique Selling Proposition), building a business that delivers formidable results should be easy! You see we believe that it's all about understanding how business works. Our unique 5 Ways Model to creat...
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Are you managing your time...?

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IF TIME IS YOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSETS … AND YOU CAN'T GET MORE; HOW DO YOU USE WHAT YOU HAVE BETTER? You see we all have 24 hours a day so why do some just get "everything" done and why do others struggle forever? Managing your priorities is not always easy but it is an essential part of getting the right things done and taking action towards achiev...
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Family & business doesn’t mix! Or does it?

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So you have built an awesome family business over the last 31 or more years, you are making some money but somehow things could be better ….? Having worked mainly in family SMME's over the last couple of years I have seen how sometimes despite their dysfunctionality these business survive and are profitable . They can struggle with consistent deliv...
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70% of Family Businesses Close During the 2nd Generation - 3 things to avoid!

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  Only 30% of Family Businesses last into the second generation and 12% are viable into the third according to the Family Business Institute Inc. Do you want to know why? When the founder started the business and became self-employed, he had a vision, love and passion to make the idea a business. Pretty soon this idea and passion became a comp...
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4 Strategies for Surviving a Cash Flow Challenge

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Business Owners of SMME businesses are today, severely challenged to ensure that their businesses maintain a positive free cash flow . Cash flow as we know it is the blood that keeps the business gears working and an essential part of running a commercial profitable business enterprise. As Business Coach I have seen the challenges that business own...
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Say 'yes' to the best...

Learn to say no to the good so you can say yes to the best... Contact Coach Bert Weenink for any questions on formidable business results, better teams, more time and real money. 
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