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Know Your Value

Know Your Value

What’s your value? When I say value, what do you think of?   If you think about what you’ll be earning, i.e. the value to you, then sorry, you’re wrong.   If you think about the value for money you’ll be giving your client, i.e. charging a lower rate…wrong again.   If...

Sales Forecasting – top tips!

Sales Forecasting – top tips!

In 1985 a Wall Street Journal article noted that Toys ‘R’ Us ability of using computers to track products and quickly identify trends before their competitors were innovative and ahead of others. So how does a business praised for its ability to forecast and predict...

I want your forecasting!

I want your forecasting!

Hopefully by now all of you will have (or at least most of you) heard about how internet companies such as Facebook and Google have been taking your data and using it to expand their advertising abilities by carefully targeting your likes and behaviours. But what most...

I forecast… confusion!

I forecast… confusion!

Sales forecasting (or lack of!) getting you down? Read on! If only we as business owners, could accurately predict the future and know exactly what was going to happen next. We would all be self-made billionaires; business would be great and half our life would be...

Meaningful Targets – Top Tips

Meaningful Targets – Top Tips

Setting meaningful targets is vital for sales success - here are my top tips to help you along your way. Over the last month, I’ve been discussing how to set meaningful targets and during this time I’ve flicked from using the word target to goal on several occasions....