Six Steps to Creating a “Must-Have” Organizational Plan

Do you have an organizational plan? Everything starts with planning. Whether you want to start a business, grow the business, or simply perform the necessary tasks to keep the business profitable. Without proper planning, all you have is an unfruitful idea. All business plans require Organizational Planning. It is an integral part of defining your...

My Top Ten Favorite Business Tools for Entrepreneurs

My Top Ten Favorite Business Tools (Updated to 21 Tools) for Entrepreneurs As I’m working with my clients I’m frequently advising them about business tools that are useful for small business owners and those who are self-employed. Since I believe that marketing is one of the most important small business owner skills, several of my favorite...

The Best Way to Find Business Coaches Near Me

The question is, how do I find the right business coaches near me to provide the services my company needs? The success of a business depends on fast growth, valuable resources and improved financial performance. This can be achieved with the expertise and services of professional business coaches. When it comes to improving a small...

Your Break-Even Point – Get More Cash Out of Your Business in 2021!

Understandably, there will be times when financial resources are limited for most small companies. When you need to make singular investments or when production or sales are down, it’s critical to have a plan in place. Do you know your break-even point? You want to keep cash in the bank and the balance sheets on...

Creative (and Free!) Ways to Grow Your Business in 2021

As you may know, getting word-of-mouth business is one of the most powerful ways to grow your business. Below are some creative ways to “prime the pump” and get others to promote and grow your business and refer you…..and all of these things are free! Free Ways to Grow Your Business Do Press Releases. Your local...

Using a Break Even Plan For a School Bus Company

This week I’m writing about using a Break-Even Plan. A Break-Even Plan will stop the bleeding of your cash by temporarily cutting all non-critical expenses while driving sales above break-even by selling existing inventory. I have been writing about some of my hero clients and how we are able to achieve significant results from our...

The Best Way to Grow Your Business in 2021: Getting Referrals

We all know that word of mouth is the best way to grow a business. When you receive a referral you will have little or no competition, you will be able to command a higher price, and your referral source will have done much of the selling for you. Getting Referrals for Your Business The...

What’s Your Unique Selling Proposition in 2021?

Why should you have a Unique Selling Proposition? Competition is continually increasing.  Even if you are in a local niche business your products and services will eventually become a commodity. Then for consumers the only question is: who has the lowest price? The good news is that you can command both customer loyalty and higher...

How Electrical Contractors Can Grow Their Company in 2021

Your electrical service contractor company likely provides residential and commercial customers with a full range of design, installation, repair, inspection, and renovation work. While highly skilled in all things electrical, many of these independently owned service companies face challenges in strategy, organization, communications, and marketing. We at Small Business Coach Associates would like to offer...

HOW TO STOP OVERTHINKING

What is overthinking? Basically, overthinking is thinking over something too much for too long a time. Now, it is part of human nature to think things over before making a decision or taking a step in a situation, but it can spill into overthinking when you get trapped in your thoughts and can’t get out...