Category Archives: Service Clubs

Business Visibility

How your business is seen by others can make the difference between success and failure.  I once complimented a friend who had a restoration company on how clean he kept his trucks.  They were white with company graphics and never … Continue reading

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Information or ‘Fake News’?

Whether you are a business owner, business manager, or an employee, the common thread is knowledge of community.  If you don’t know what is going on in the community, you will miss out on valuable information affecting your business or … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t End with the Sale

So many business people seem to be content with the sale at hand and neglect to build the relationship with the customer or client. The sale is the opportunity to engage them in conversation, learning their needs and where you … Continue reading

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Start-ups: Networking to Advantage

When working with those who are just starting to get a business off the ground I always stress the importance of networking.  As a result one of the common questions is, “Where do I network?” Although a common question, it … Continue reading

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Are You Networking or Exchanging Cards?

In writing this I looked up the definition of networking in various sources and found I did not like any of them as, for me, they missed the essence of what it is. As an employment counsellor I found that … Continue reading

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Business as Usual….Not!

We lead our day-to-day lives, busy, nose to the grindstone, trying to keep the business going whether we are an employee or owner. Sometimes we are too close, don’t see the changes going on around us. There is huge importance … Continue reading

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Word of Mouse

When starting a business or remaining competitive in a business, a burning question is often, ”How do I reach my customers?” In order to address this you need to know who your customers are, what are their demographics? Are they … Continue reading

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