There are so many Everyday Small Business Heroes who we never hear of. These heroes go about their daily business outside of the eyes of the media. They are not the household names who absorb the limelight. Instead, they are just like you or I, managing their way through their own business journey.This podcasts combines small business advice with the stories of these heroes. Every business needs a hero, and every hero has a story.
Dealing with Financial Setbacks
In this Epsiode we look at what to do when you have a financial setback, those things that hit us for six either in our personal or business lives. These things typically blindside us and force us to make dramatic changes to our businesses as well as our lifestyle.
I also chat with Alex Galvin, financial advisor and author of the book The Tao of Wealth and Propsperity. Alex gives some great insights into the five C's of financial advice as well as the key areas to look at when things go pear shaped.
As usual, we tackle a listeners Quick Question and this episode it is all about How to retain great team members.
It's time to get down to business.
Curing Cashflow Problems in Your Business
Could your business improve it's cashflow? Great Cashflow Management is so much more than just collecting money from your customers and clients. In this episode we explore the keys to getting your cashflow right in your business
Understanding the 3 levers and which ones to pull and when.Your Cashflow cycle explainedGetting your cashflow systems rightWhat key measurements should you be monitoringIn our Hero story we speak with Karl Schwantes of Xennox Diamonds, a family owned jewellery business specialising in the design of diamond engagement and wedding rings. Karl takes us through some gems of advice, (pun firmly intended), on both cashflow and customer experience.
Dealing with Business Setbacks
What happens when the wheels fall of in your business? However you want to define leadership, this is when true leaders must step up. So how do you make sure you can handle the tough decisions, how do you ensure you have what it takes to manage your way through successfully? In this episode we look at how to deal with business setbacks and how you can build resilience and bring your team along on the journey.
Stop Feeling like you are alone in dealing with issues.Lose the game face and deal with things front onGet Great Advice and get it earlyDitch the Positive Thinking and instead apply Positive RealismIn our Hero story we speak with Emily Johnson, Principal Psychologist and co-founder of Get Mentally Fit, a company assisting individuals, teams and organisations to better manage workplace stress, mental health and mental fitness.
Dealing with Distraction
Are you overwhelmed in your business? Not enough time to get everything done? In this episode we explore how to overcome distraction in your
Business and get back on top of things.
Identifying distractionsTime Management that actually worksManaging distractions from your teamGetting out of your own wayIn our Hero story we speak with Dr James Cobb, a chiropractor that has built an amazing business and team by focussing on what matters and what works.
And in Quick Questions we cover the issue of Procrastination and top tips to rid yourself from it.
Work Life Balance
Is there such a thing as Work Life Balance? Or have we all been sold a myth? In this episode we explore the key to getting your Business Life working in sync with your Personal Life.
Why one will always outweigh the otherUnderstanding the Yin and Yang of businessHow to synchronise the twoWhy you shouldn't go to either extremeIn our Hero story we speak with Jeremy Dawes founder of Jezweb, a web design company created with balance in mind, and a focus on ensuring the integration of the two occurs.