growth

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Growing Your Business

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

As soon as a business a business secures their first few customers they immediately turn their attention to growing. All businesses should strive to grow but many are unsuccessful in their growth plans and this ultimately leads to their business failing. There are five common business mistakes that prevent a business from growing.   1. They Haven’t Planned Properly For Growth. …

how to reduce costs in a business

6 Ways To Reduce Costs Without A Loss In Productivity

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

For most business owners it always seems like prices are increasing. That may be so, however, as part of a wider business improvement program, you should always aim to find cost savings within your business. Starting a cost reduction program can seem daunting, there are a few keys areas you should be able to find cost savings that will yield …

grow your business

9 Ways Grow Your Business You Can Implement Now

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

Growing your business is always tough for small businesses and start-ups, especially when they only have a limited amount of working capital. You can’t let this stop you from planning to grow. Every small business should plan to grow, failure to so puts you at risk of being overtaken by your competitors. To put it simply, you either grow or …

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 the how many of the principles that Sir Alex followed can be used in business by business owners and their management teams. 1. Start …

sales

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 they customers will rolling in and buy. As many start-ups find out, the reality is very different to the movies. On starting up they suffer from slow sales and are almost immediately under the threat …