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Selling On Social Media

Thursday, July 09, 2015 Mike Reddy

The marriage between sales and social media is a fairly seamless one.

Very much like real marriage, without active listening and the willingness to compromise the relationship can be far from happy.  Read More

5 Ways To Make Your Small Business Look BIG

Thursday, July 02, 2015 Mike Reddy

Growth is not always a preferred option but, as a business coach, I often suggest that the goal is to always appear as if you are steadily increasing business, even in the slowest periods. Creating the illusion of being bigger than you are can be a smart advantage to small businesses - when done right.  Read More

Social Media’s Effect On Success

Thursday, June 25, 2015 Mike Reddy

As a business coach I often get involved in small business marketing and I harp a lot on individuality, standing out from the pack, finding your niche, being unique, etc.

While this philosophy holds true, it is equally important to take a look at other success stories and to learn from them.  Read More

What To Do With Late Paying Customers

Thursday, June 18, 2015 Mike Reddy

The scenario is typical: product has been delivered, invoices sent, reminder notifications pushed out, and still no word from the customer.  Ladies and gentlemen, you have a late payer!  Read More

How To Use Criticism Successfully

Thursday, June 11, 2015 Mike Reddy

As a business coach often brought in to help build a business, I would suggest you don’t have the luxury of shying away from criticism.

It is inherent - there will be times when it feels like its coming from all sides as you make decision after decision, simply trying to keep the motors running.  Read More

Are You a Micromanager?

Thursday, June 04, 2015 Mike Reddy

As an entrepreneur, you were probably micromanaged at some point in your career and finally made the decision to be your own boss to escape the micromanager.

The question then arises, as an entrepreneur have you become a micromanager (possibly worse than the one you escaped)?  Read More