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Boobed!

In a recent article, the retailer Marks and Spencer admitted boobing on the price of bras. Apparelently they charged more for larger sized bras…

Marks And Spencer Admits Marketing Mistake

Marks And Spencer Admits Marketing Mistake

I can only imagine how this larger-than-life group must have felt. Continue reading ‘Boobed!’

How To Kill Your Business Twice As Fast

I can’t hold back, I have to get this off my chest. In the past 2 to 3 weeks several people have been struggling to get stuff done. They KNOW what to do and HOW to do it, but can’t get it done… WHY? Because they have their mates doing it at “mates rates” which basically means “when time allows, I’ll get around to it MATE…”

“She be right MATE.”

She ain’t right MATE. She’s p_ _ _ _ed!

She needs to get this done NOW, not tomorrow, not soon, not over the weekend, not next week…

NOW.

N-O-W.

When you deal with mates, you deal with being pushed to the end of the queue, at the bottom of the to do list. This is even worse during a recession when times are tough and money’s tight. The ‘high paying’, no make that the PAYING clients will get ALL the attention and ALL the results.

Stop It!

Otherwise you’re going to KILL your business twice as fast.

There, I’ve said it. I can relax and get back to work.

Don’t get me wrong, I do lots of work with mates, but I don’t expect mates rates and I pay on time to GET ON TIME SERVICE.

Think about what it’s costing you NOT to get stuff done…

Especially in a recession when the competition is tight, margins are slim and EVERY customer and sale counts…