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Cash Rich: Getting Your Cashflow Under Control

Vik. BUSINESS PLANNING, LEADERSHIP

In business, if ‘Cash is King’ then cashflow is the blood that keeps your business alive. Cash is one of the most critical components of success for a small or mid-sized business. Without cash, profits are meaningless. It’s an unfortunate story that so many profitable businesses (on paper) fail due to a shortage of cash […]

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Cash Rich: Getting Your Cashflow Under Control

Vik. BUSINESS PLANNING, LEADERSHIP

In business, if ‘Cash is King’ then cashflow is the blood that keeps your business alive. Cash is one of the most critical components of success for a small or mid-sized business. Without cash, profits are meaningless. It’s an unfortunate story that so many profitable businesses (on paper) fail due to a shortage of cash […]

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Mastering the Reverse Testimonial

Vik. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING

As everyone in business knows, a good review or testimonial can be absolute gold for helping your business to grow. This is effectively the written referral, provided by one of your customers, conveying a level of trust and confidence in your business or brand for other potential customers looking to buy your goods or services. […]

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Shifting to Value Based Selling

Mark Greer. MARKETING

Value Based Selling is a hot topic in business right now which is why we are including this as a topic in our upcoming webinars.  Helping you move from traditional, features and benefits selling techniques into mastering values techniques is what will set you apart from the competition. Starting with the Basics Our introduction to […]

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Steps to help your business thrive post ‘The C-Word’!

As everyone will probably agree, we are incredibly lucky to be in this part of the world. However, the fact remains that we are all now left to pick up the pieces, reassemble our lives and build back up our businesses to whatever ‘normal’ looks like now for you. But here at Bizdom, we don’t actually […]

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How to Apply for a Small Business Loan

Vik. BUSINESS PLANNING

The New Zealand Government is providing interest free loans for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 economic shock to support their immediate cashflow needs and meet fixed costs. The Minister of Finance and Minister of Revenue say the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme (SBCS) will provide assistance of up to $100,000 to firms employing 50 […]

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Shared Experiences Working Remotely

Vik. LEADERSHIP

The lockdown period and transitioning to working from home has been a rollercoaster experience from everyone in New Zealand. It has been challenging and stressful at times, but it has also revealed some unexpected positive experiences for people too. We thought we would share the experiences of some of the team who have all been […]

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A Business Continuity Plan Could Save Your Business

Vik. BUSINESS PLANNING, LEADERSHIP

This is a stressful time for us all and particularly every business owner throughout New Zealand most of whom have no or very low sales coming in, still have overheads going out and no certainty as to how long this will last nor what will happen after the lockdown period ends. As your trusted business […]

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Covid-19 Prevention and Response Policy Template

Vik. LEADERSHIP

THIS IS A TEMPLATE.  Review and update this to reflect your business’s policy. Tab through the form fields to update essential fields. We’ve included links to NZ, Aus and UK websites; delete those not relevant to your business, as well as these instructions. Covid-19 Prevention and Response Policy for <COMPANY NAME> Summary Statement In January […]

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A message from Mark and the team at Bizdom

Vik. BUSINESS PLANNING, LEADERSHIP

To our extended network of clients, family and friends.  We will remember these times in March 2020 as the month when the world changed. We are experiencing unprecedented disruption and change all around us. Our message to you is stay strong. As a business owner and leader, our people look to us for signs of […]

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Plan to Thrive in 2020

2020 is looking like an exciting and successful year for so many businesses out there. However, for many, the challenge may not be in simply succeeding but in sustaining that success and thriving through 2020 and beyond. Before we jump into sharing our tips with you on how to create a great plan, it’s important […]

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Stop working harder, start working smarter

Our purpose in business is to help business owners and directors stop working so hard and instead work smarter. We mentor these people to become better leaders, strategic thinkers and smarter business owners. Effectively going more time, more enjoyment and a greater passion for their business and the work they do. Time Freedom, Mind Freedom […]

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Using The Identity Iceberg to Understand Your Core Values

Vik. BUSINESS PLANNING, LEADERSHIP

The Identity Iceberg is a very popular concept we created to help guide people through a process towards identifying the core values for their businesses. While there is more to this process that can help you unlock your core values and show you the implications of these critical foundations for your business, we wanted to […]

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STRONG NETWORKS BUILD STRONG BUSINESSES

Vik. TECHNOLOGY

Did you know that most businesses generate the vast majority of their new business from referrals? And the great thing about referrals is that they don’t cost you a thing! Networking with your existing clients and business community – local, industry sector or interest group – is the best place to gain new referrals. In […]

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Getting Your Organisational Structure Right

Have you ever heard the saying, ‘Get the right people on the bus”? This also implies getting the wrong people off the bus, and the right people in the right seats! Unfortunately ‘The Bus’ itself is rarely discussed. So what if your business isn’t a bus? Maybe it‘s a jet boat with two seats or […]

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BUILDING A BETTER BUSINESS IN 10 STEPS

Our ‘Building a Better Business in 10 Steps’ seminars, held in Hawke’s Bay & Wellington, were hugely successful last month. Those who attended not only reported being inspired by the learnings but also readily participated in the sessions, sharing their ideas and experiences with the rest of the group. “I left feeling very motivated and […]

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Mastering the Reverse Testimonial

Vik. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING

As everyone in business knows, a good review or testimonial can be absolute gold for helping your business to grow. This is effectively the written referral, provided by one of your customers, conveying a level of trust and confidence in your business or brand for other potential customers looking to buy your goods or services. […]

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BUSINESS PLANNING

Cash Rich: Getting Your Cashflow Under Control

Vik. BUSINESS PLANNING, LEADERSHIP

In business, if ‘Cash is King’ then cashflow is the blood that keeps your business alive. Cash is one of the most critical components of success for a small or mid-sized business. Without cash, profits are meaningless. It’s an unfortunate story that so many profitable businesses (on paper) fail due to a shortage of cash […]

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LEADERSHIP

Cash Rich: Getting Your Cashflow Under Control

Vik. BUSINESS PLANNING, LEADERSHIP

In business, if ‘Cash is King’ then cashflow is the blood that keeps your business alive. Cash is one of the most critical components of success for a small or mid-sized business. Without cash, profits are meaningless. It’s an unfortunate story that so many profitable businesses (on paper) fail due to a shortage of cash […]

READ MORE

MARKETING

Mastering the Reverse Testimonial

Vik. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING

As everyone in business knows, a good review or testimonial can be absolute gold for helping your business to grow. This is effectively the written referral, provided by one of your customers, conveying a level of trust and confidence in your business or brand for other potential customers looking to buy your goods or services. […]

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