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Become A Driving Instructor

October 28th, 2010 » Comments (0)

Over the years that I’ve been running my own businesses I’ve learned a lot. In particular I’ve learned that there are a lot of aspects of running a small business that I dislike, for example: I dislike giving credit – I’d rather run a cash business, than spend my time chasing payments; I’d rather sell […]



Goal Setting For Business

October 26th, 2010 » Comments (2)

Whenever we set out on a journey, the only way we have of knowing we are on the right road is by tracking our progress on a map. We can only do this if we know the start point, the destination and the route. Business is a journey, as is life. Our goals define the […]



Starting A Bouncy Castle Business

October 19th, 2010 » Comments (0)

Throughout the summer months it’s rare to get through a weekend without seeing kids jumping up and down on a bouncy castle somewhere. And every time I do, I think to myself what a great business idea it is. So why is it such a good business idea? Well it’s relatively cheap to start and […]



What Kind of Networker are You?

October 13th, 2010 » Comments (2)

Networking is a powerful business and life tool, used in an appropriate and consistent manner it really can build your business (and your life). Here are the categories that I see out and about. When you plan your networking, which description best fits you? What does your networking behaviour say about you and your business? […]



Start A Taxi Cab Business

October 12th, 2010 » Comments (0)

Over the years I’ve noticed at lot of the successful small business owners that I’ve met have at one stage or another started and run their own taxi cab company. I’m not sure why that is. But it makes starting a taxi cab company an interesting business idea, so lets take a look at how […]



Developing iPhone Applications

October 7th, 2010 » Comments (0)

If you’re a techie, especially one with a love of iPhones then developing applications (usually referred to as apps) for the Apple iPhone, iTouch and iPad and other iPhone OS powered devices might be the perfect tech based business idea for you. What investment is required to start developing iPhone apps? In order to develop […]



Aim High (Enough)

October 5th, 2010 » Comments (0)

Watching an exchange on Twitter earlier this week made me think about the distinction between businesses at the bottom of the market and equivalent businesses in the same industry at the top of the market. Some say that the income of a small business owner is the average of the people that he or she […]