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Better Manage the Variables in Business You Have Some Control Over - Key Points - Blaise Brosnan

  • Squeeze every single advantage out of the variables that you have control of.
  • "Hindsight is the foresight of a gob-shite" Quote.
  • 80% of the Success of your business comes from 20% of the effort you put in.
  • Generally in any niche of business 1/3 do well, 1/3 are hanging in there and 1/3 are on the way out.
  • Everything including markets move in cycles but these cycles are getting shorter.
  • Celtic Tiger was a bubble and the downturn is also a bubble.
  • Will you be fit to exploit and take advantage when the market turns.
  • "History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives."
  • Too many businesses stood back hoping, that the economy was going to recover while they burnt through their reserves.
  • "Be careful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful." Warren Buffet.
  • We are victims of our past programming i.e. if you work hard you will be successful.
  • "The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice......" RD Lang.
  • Change stages - Divergence, Convergence and Emergence. Where are you?
  • You are the most important ingredient in your business. Ask yourself. Am I a good manager?
  • Every-time you decide to do something new with your business you also have to decide what you will give up.
  • By the time the herd arrives its too late. Eagles don't flock. Make your business stand out.
  • Is R&D Research and Development or Rob and Duplicate. Copy ideas and do them better.
  • Entrepreneurs are confident based on their Success.
  • Business fails because it has an inability to change when it faces different circumstances.
  • You must learn from the mistakes of others.
  • Passion - feelings attached to your project. Emotions - feelings attached to your ego.
  • Persist through the CRAP - Criticism Rejection Ass-holes Pressure.
  • "Come outside of your counter and look in." Quote. View your business from your customers prospective.
  • Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl. Nobody else see's it........
  • Sales - prospecting is a daily nibbling exercise.
  • Key Money - What does it cost to open the door of your business. Standing and running costs?
  • Tough times never last but tough people do.
  • Performance = Potential minus Interference.
  • Build a high entry value and level for your business.
  • REPEATS Every-time you decide to do something new with your business you also have to decide what you will give up.

Source: HortiTrends News Room