John Denton

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Why do some business owners succeed but most don’t


I am writing this having just finished a coaching session with one of my Business Owners Taking Action clients.   We got talking about why some business owners seem to always succeed whilst other always struggle. It was a conversation I have had many times with people over the years.   For 10 years I […]

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Don’t Miss This End Of Financial Year Opportunity


It’s almost the end of another financial year in Australia. One of the opportunities which is often overlooked by business owners is the opportunity to review and restructure the chart of accounts in their accounting package.   Why would you want to do that? In a previous blog “Have You Checked Your Vitals Lately?” we stressed […]

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5 Mistakes To Block The Sale Of A Business


Want to sell a business? Then start planning and preparing now. Turn your business into a valuable and saleable asset that you could keep forever, or sell tomorrow. There are some common mistakes, or roadblocks, that come up when business owners are selling their business. When someone is buying a business, they are buying a […]

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You Can’t Wind The Clock Back!


You can’t change history! As much as we would like to sometimes. Although, some business owners still try to wind the clock back! Every day in business we are creating a history for the business. Every single thing that happens in the business is there for everyone to see – including future potential buyers of […]

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Thinking of Selling Your Business? What you need to know before your start


Are you building a business to sell or creating a job for life? If you want your business to become a valuable saleable asset then make that a conscious decision now. Then start planning and preparing for that! You are where you are today because of the decisions you made in the past. Where you […]

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Don’t Try To Sell A Business Before You Are Ready


Want to sell a business? Don’t put it on the market too soon. That can be like launching yourself down a ski jump without being ready and well prepared. You wouldn’t do it, would you? So why would you make such a big decision to sell a business before you were “ready for sale”? Sometimes […]

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