Success Secrets

Thank you for checking out our Business Success Secrets. I hope to share my 30+ years of experience in managing business.  I have fallen through many a rabbit hole throughout my years in ever increasing roles at a multinational business and as managing partner of a small 23 employee, $3m business.  Those experiences have been invaluable to me and my hope is to share them with you.  If I can help you avoid one or two of my mistakes, or climb out of one of those rabbit holes you may have fallen into, then I will have accomplished my goal.  Read More About Business Success Secrets

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What is a Business Model Anyway? The concept of a business model is a difficult one for many entrepreneurs to grasp.

Understanding Your Competitive Advantage

Do you really understand your competition? OK, this month it is back to my series I call the “Framework of Business Development”. We are going to discuss your Competitive Advantage. The real key to long term success comes from understanding the various components of your business as well as possible, and better than your competition:…

A Customer Loyalty Story

Do You Know What Drives Your Customers To Be Loyal? I’m taking a break from my new book series because who doesn’t like to eat? If you said you, stop reading right now, you won’t get the point. Assuming you answered in the affirmative and are still reading let me share a secret with you…my…

Do You Truly Understand Your Market?

An honest analysis of your market is a major success factor. We are now ½ way through my series I call the “Framework for Business Development” that I started in May. The series is meant to complement “Mitch’s Pocket Guide to a Great Business Plan”, which is a high-level overview of the information you should…

Defining the Solution You Have to My Problem

Have you defined a complete solution to a market problem? Hopefully you have been following along with this string of blogs.  This is the 4th in my “Framework of Business Development” series.  Defining your business, testing and validating your assumptions, and documenting your findings are all requirements to establish a strong base for business success.…

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Newsletter – June 2019

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Video – Defining COGS and Overhead

What is COGS? What is Overhead? What’s the Difference?  

A Gem from Noah Fleming – Catch Someone Doing Good

Catch Someone Doing Good I was picking up a few things for my cat and checking out at PetSmart this week. As I entered my card information, I was asked if I wanted to donate to PetSmart Charities. Having a soft spot for animals, I left a small donation. When I got home later that…

A Gem from Jeffrey Gitomer – Why You Should Eat Dessert First

Why You Should Eat Dessert First “Don’t start your presentation until the customer agrees to buy,” says Ray Leone. WOW. That’s power if you can pull it off. “The sale is made before the presentation begins if you ask the right questions to qualify and interest the buyer to a point of commitment,” he says.…

A Gem from Paul Singh – How to Raise Money

How to Raise Money Hey, quick question for you. I spend a lot of time meeting entrepreneurs (85 cities across North America over the past 18 months and 15+ countries over the past few years!) and there’s often one primary question on their mind: how do I raise money for my company? Initially, I wrote I wrote…