Sir Alex Ferguson

How To Run Your Business Like Alex Ferguson

Kurt Graver Business Development, Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Advice

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed his managerial blueprint in the Harvard Business Review. It is an amazing interview which confirms him as one of the greatest sporting managers/coaches in sport in history. What is surprising is how many of the principles that Sir Alex followed can be used in business by business owners and their management teams. 1. Start With …

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5 Ways To Boost Sales Overnight

Kurt Graver Business Development

“If you build it he will come” – Field Of Dreams Many start-ups go into business with believing that as soon as they launch their customers will rolling in and buy. As many start-ups find out, the reality is very different from the movies. On starting up they suffer from slow sales and are almost immediately under the threat of …

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How To Write A Business Plan That Gets Investment

Kurt Graver Business Plan

If you’re trying to start your own business, writing a comprehensive business plan is should be your first step. However, the question is: How do you write a business plan that gets investment? Fortunately, with the help of this article, you’ll be able to start your business and get investment at the same time. Many entrepreneurs get confused about what to …

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10 Business Funding Mistakes Made By Entrepreneurs And How To Avoid Them

Kurt Graver Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Advice

Are you struggling to get business funding for your start-up? Most entrepreneurs suffer from funding problems and delays when starting their business.  Getting business funding isn’t easy, however, many entrepreneurs disqualify themselves from most funders and investors criteria by making simple mistakes. Let’s look at some of the most common business funding mistakes  made by entrepreneurs and how to avoid …

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How To Find Out If Your Business Idea Is A Winner

Kurt Graver Business Ideas

Research from online print and design company MOO reveals that more than eight in ten (82 per cent) Brits had a business idea in the past year, with 5.5 million of these planning to launch their venture in the next six months. Your business idea may sound great for your family and friends, but to turn the idea into a …