John Denton

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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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Reinvent Your Business Before You Have To!

April 24, 2021

Massive disruption is forcing businesses to change – FAST! It had to happen! This was predictable as more and more “collaborative consumption” based businesses enter the market place (uber and Airbnb are two obvious examples). Add subscription based businesses (see Dollar Shave Club, and Who Gives A Crap) and COVID19 to the mix and the […]

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Number 1 Roadblock To A Business Sale

April 12, 2021

The most common ‘roadblock’ to a business sale is the owner, or owners. There is a book called “The Fish Rots From The Head” by Bob Garratt It is a great little book! It has a simple but powerful message. Essentially it says if the Board is dysfunctional then the rest of the organisation is […]

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