John Denton

Never stop learning on a blackboard

The Fours Stages Of Learning

September 19, 2021

As business owners we often don’t know what we don’t know! How do we learn anything? The four stages of learning, initially described as “Four Stages for Learning Any New Skill”, was apparently developed at Gordon Training International by Noel Burch in the 1970s. (Wikipedia) It’s a great theory for business owners to understand because […]

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What Is Your Business Worth?

August 20, 2021

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder! This is true with business values as well. A business has many values. Putting a value or sell price on a business involves assessing the cash that the business is generating for the owner and the risk to that cash continuing on under a new owner. It’s […]

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What if you’re hit by a bus?

June 29, 2021

This is something I find many business owners don’t want to think about. Yet, it is so important and part and parcel of having a great business and one that is saleable. O.K., so you know you need an up to date will, right? But what else do you need to have in place in […]

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Are you leaving money on the table?

June 15, 2021

Many businesses are leaving easy money on the table! Is yours? Want to know how you can easily increase sales without much outlay? I am talking about creating and building an email list of clients, leads and prospects for marketing via a simple and inexpensive newsletter. Keeping in touch with your list can produce an […]

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Don’t Miss This End Of Financial Year Opportunity

May 28, 2021

It’s almost the end of another financial year – well at least it is 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, you ask? Your management accounts are […]

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The Indispensable Owner

May 10, 2021

Is there an “indispensable person” in your business and is it you, the owner? A business is a profitable, commercial enterprise that runs without the owner having to be there? Think franchise! An indispensable person in a business can be a major risk and also a bottleneck! Worst case is when the owner is that […]

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