Archive for May, 2014

TEMpting; How Business Buyers and Sellers Have Been Tempted This Week…

How Saleable is Your Business in 2014? How Saleable do you want Your Business 2014? What are you waiting for? GET YOUR SCORE… OK, so renovation of the transferred website was supposed to happen this week also… but alas, business owners got in the way! Not a bad thing of course but my schedule was pushed out as a result. After all I do need to double the numbers first off, to make it worth continuing the process. Next week! In the meantime, over the last weeks, I have been invited to many an event where the keynote is discussing something…

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how to raise the lets-sell-the-business idea with your business partner?

Late last week I had a chat with a chap who owned a business and was looking to explore the option of selling it. Having not done a sale before and not knowing anyone around him that had, his first soft approach was to complete the “Sellability Score“. No surprise, his business rated “average”, as do all businesses who have completed the score up to this point in time. Given he was only exploring however, it gives he and his business partner plenty of time to sort things out and raise that score… but there in lies the problem, they…

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Flowing to the river of Ultimate Performance: the science of productivity…

“Researchers define flow as an ‘optimal state of consciousness,’ a peak state where we feel our best and perform our best. … If you’ve ever lost an afternoon to a great conversation or become so involved in a work project that all else was forgotten, then you’ve tasted this experience. In flow, we are so focused on the task at hand that everything else falls away. Action and awareness merge. Time flies. Self vanishes. All aspects of performance—mental and physical—go through the roof. We call this experience flow because that is the sensation conferred. In the state, every action, each…

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TEMpting; How Business Buyers and Sellers Have Been Tempted This Week…

How Saleable is Your Business in 2014? How Saleable do you want Your Business 2014? What are you waiting for? GET YOUR SCORE… OK, so renovation of the transferred website was supposed to happen this week also… but alas, business owners got in the way! Not a bad thing of course but my schedule was pushed out as a result. After all I do need to double the numbers first off, to make it worth continuing the process. Next week! In the meantime, very excited about a Heads of Agreement signed and a deposit collected. This, I think, is a…

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AIBBsales – Small Business Sales Index: March Qtr 2014

For those of you interested in the state of the Business Sales market in Australia, the AIBB Small Business Sales Index Report – The State of the Australian Market March 2014 Quarter has just been published.The Report features Commentary & Data on topics such as: Changes in Sale Price Time Taken to Sell Businesses Number of Qualified Buyers Factors Restricting the Ability to Sell Businesses Access to Finance Buyer Demand Reasons for Sale The new Report is available to you free of charge. If you have any queries at all, please email me at dhall@businessbrokers.com.au CLICK HERE to download the report as a…

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7 proven steps to win back 20+ hours every month…

You want to scale your business, in fact you may even want to sell it, but you can’t seem to find the time to make it happen. Or maybe you are finding the time, but it’s at the expense of other things in your life. If most productivity tips actually worked, there wouldn’t be a need for so many blogs and books on improving productivity. The article on the 7 proven steps to win back 20+ hours every month provides as good a methodology as any I’ve seen. Key thing about this is though, once you get the 20+ hours back,…

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as a Business Owner, how’s your LinkedIn profile looking?

Does your LinkedIn profile have all the elements that will help you rise to the top? Regardless of whether your a job seeker or a Business Owner, you must manage your online profile as carefully as you would privately. After all, from a Business Buyers perspective, once they meet you, the Business Owner, what do you think they will do when they next go online? MarketMeSuite has put together the following infographic with all the tips you need to elevate your LinkedIn profile: 17 LinkedIn Profile Must-Haves!

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motivatingmum.com – Brilliant Biz Mums Expo and Awards night winners!

  The motivatingmum.com Brilliant Biz Mum Awards have been judged and Saturday night was the big evening for all finalists and eventual winners. It was a pleasure to have been part of this inaugural celebration of the hard-working business mums in our community. CONGRATULATIONS to all the winners… The categories open for entry were: Best Juggler Best Plan of Attack Most Influential Brand Best Service-Based Business Best Innovative Product Best Social Media Success Story Most Out of the Box Marketing Campaign Best Mum in Biz Boss Best Web Presence Best Photo for Business Best Written Piece (non-blog) Best Business Blog…

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TEMpting; How Business Buyers and Sellers Have Been Tempted This Week…

How Saleable is Your Business in 2014? How Saleable do you want Your Business 2014? What are you waiting for? GET YOUR SCORE… OK, so renovation of the transferred website was supposed to happen this week… but alas, business owners got in the way! Not a bad thing of course but my schedule was pushed out as a result. After all I do need to double the numbers first off, to make it worth continuing the process. Next week! In the meantime, one event I attended this morning was that of “Exit Alliance”. A package put together, predominately for accountants,…

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demographically – get down to business as babies and boomers determine the future…

Bernard Salt identifies and interprets key demographic trends in Australia between 1950 and 2050. To watch the video, click here. As he sees it, there are three demographic trends all but upon us that will shape Australian business, government and culture over the decade to 2024. He has come to this view by assembling and examining historic and projected Australian Bureau of Statistics population data by single year over 100 years. The three trends are: the Great School-Kid Surge the Household Formation Group the 70-79 age group – the golden years Where will your business feature? If it doesn’t already,…

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