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Developing Alliances And Value With Cooperation In Business

forming alliances and business cooperationHaving worked in the construction industry in the past, I understand the value of alliances and business cooperation. Even though I worked as a sub-contractor to the main developing contractor as an electrician, it’s vital to coordinate and program the work together as a team. Of course, the main contractor sets out the schedule, but communication is paramount to keep everything running smoothly with a successful outcome.

If one thing goes “out of kilter” it can create real problems for the project and is generally unnecessary in my experience. It may be as crazy as one “ego” against another, which is against all the principles which I was encouraged to work in. Business cooperation and building alliances between trade company representatives who work on any project, from the smallest to the largest, is key. “Getting on” with your work mates, no matter what trade they are in, is the obvious way forward for anyone. The value to the customer also improves because of the way the job has come together and completed efficiently.

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Having Laser Focus Drives Your Passion.

passion is driven by focusIt’s actually quite obvious that without focus, it doesn’t really matter what your passion, there is no substance to carry that passion forward. Focus drives passion in such a way that it helps you to define goals. Goals need laser focus and passion needs to create the goal, so each is intertwined to be sure. Knowing what your passions are should therefore help to create the focus you need to reach your goals and be happy in your life. And that happiness is because you’re doing what you are so passionate about.

Certainly lots to think about.

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The Benefits Of Starting Local To Build Authority.

Go LocalWhatever your business, I’ll bet you have a local market for your product or service as well as a wider and more intense one. If you have an online business, this is still relevant despite the opportunity to “spread your wings”. You need to build authority into your web presence and there is no better place to start than from a local perspective.

When targeting your market, focusing on local clients can help because you need leads and local leads are more accessible to you. In fact, marketing your website to your locality is an opportunity that you should never miss. People think that having a website, or a web presence on social media is the way Continue reading

You Must Dance Like Nobody Is Watching In Business.

sing and dance like nobody is watchingAre you prepared to “dance like nobody is watching” to achieve your dreams and goals?

It’s far too easy to get “bogged down” with things and distracted when you have your own business. There is also the tendency, especially with online business things, to assume that something “doesn’t work”. Instead of just getting on with the job and finding out by taking action, the assumption is enough to stop the person from doing what is necessary.

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What You Mean I Have To Start Over?

If I were to start all over again what would I focus on ?

When I first started out in this industry I had wished I could watch someone actually build their business from scratch right before my eyes … Well, it never happened but I believe this article is as closest you’ll get …

If I Were To Start All Over

Here are 3 Surefire traits you need to have or go out and get right now to have a great start!

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A Challenge Equals Consistency Equals Good Habits

good habitsHaving just completed a 90 day challenge, I believe that I’m qualified to talk about how taking on a challenge in your business helps you to develop good habits and consistency. When you have an online business and a blog it’s very important to keep regular content rolling onto the site and sharing that content to build your brand and reputation. Continue reading

Invest In Yourself, It’s The Best You Can Do

invest in yourselfWhen starting out in business it’s important that you invest in yourself first. Working on your personal development however you can will set you up in the right way to cope with the trials of business and the everyday things that you will have to deal with. Investing in yourself and your education, whether it’s with a very small budget or in time will be very beneficial in the end. Continue reading

Expanding Your Business Is A Challenge You Need To Be Prepared For

expanding your businessAre you up for the challenge of expanding your business? Whatever type of business you have, online or traditional retail there is a challenge to be met that you need to be able to deal with. If you work from home the possibilities of expanding your business are endless and yet the overheads are still kept small. In a traditional business, the prospects are far more challenging and I hope to distinguish between the both here. Continue reading