Month: December 2018

Can changing your mindset really improve your business bottom line?

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Most business owners start their own business based on their passion for what it is they do. Unfortunately, it takes much more than passion to build a successful business. You must have a specific vision for what it is you want your business to accomplish and the direction you want to take to produce the results you expect your business to achieve.

Thought is the most powerful force in the universe. Our thoughts are the controlling factor in what we manifest and create in our lives. Use your thoughts to create a specific vision for your business and then apply the right strategies and tactics to grow and develop that business.

What you need to know…

Creating a millionaires mindset requires action on your part. You must create a mindset that’s focused on performing your highest impact and highest income-producing activities on a daily basis.

If you’re not happy with your business’s current results, then ask yourself a question and be brutally honest as you answer it. WHY are you getting such poor results? WHY are you failing to attract clients? WHY are you attracting the wrong clients? WHY are you failing to generate the revenue and profits you expect from your business?

One of the things that we have found over the years is that people who are broke, struggling or just getting by – don’t think the same way as people who are financially abundant. They don’t believe the same things as financially challenged people do, and therefore they don’t behave the same way. In short, they take different actions.

Why you need to know this…

Small business owners have been mentally conditioned to behave a certain way. They have specific beliefs… such as “in order to make more money, I have to work harder.” “Money is the root of all evil.” “No pain, no gain.” “Money doesn’t grow on trees.” “If I don’t do it myself, it will never get done.”

These beliefs lead to specific actions such as working more hours and putting forth more effort in a vain attempt to increase revenue and profits. That leads to specific results such as feelings of being overwhelmed, anxiety, and frustration… and a deep-seated belief that more and more effort is required, even though results seldom if ever appear.

Do you know what your current beliefs may be costing your business today? For example…

Do you succumb to mental barriers that may be sabotaging your success?

Are you laser-focused on your highest income-producing activities?

Are you hiring, assigning, delegating or bartering all of your non income-producing and less productive tasks?

Do you know the specific steps you can take to immediately create a “millionaires mindset?”

Would you like to know how you can learn to develop these critical skills?

Our E-Learning Marketing System™ does all of this… and much, much more. But don’t take our word for it. Let me show you right now how a business owner can change the way they think about their business… and do so in such a way that it creates a dramatic increase in effectiveness and revenue visit http://paulduncan.com.au/guidedtour for a Test Drive.

To your success,

Paul Duncan

P.S. Please remember that at any time you feel ready and qualified to move forward and acquire the professional help that can enable you to build the business of your dreams, just click here and check out our CEC  E-Learning Marketing System It’s helping small business owners just like you get the answers and the help they need to build the business they have always wanted.

We created the CEC  E-Learning Marketing System with the perfect combination of online resources, tools, and support to get you out of any financial distress you’re presently experiencing… help you get laser-focused on your highest income-producing activities… and help you develop and then apply the fundamentals that build multimillion dollar businesses. click here to see for yourself.

How to Manage Time to Make More Money

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Time is far more precious than money. There are a finite number of days that you will spend on this earth, while money is something you can usually get more of.

If you are 35 years old with a life expectancy of 75… you have already spent 12,775 days on Earth and have 480 months left to fulfill your life destiny. If you plan to retire at the age of 50 you have 180 months to make enough money to retire (a million dollars doesn’t put a dent in retirement nowadays…) and in those months 1,440 days are weekends… so you have 3600 workdays to make it all happen. What are you waiting for… time to stop confusing being busy with being successful!

The fact is that many business owners – like yourself – actually manage their money as though it is more precious than their time. They started the business to choose their own hours, spend more time with their family, and be their own boss. But, somewhere along the way, the only goals that mattered became the financial ones. Or, the only item worth measuring and managing was money.

Your time will never be managed for you – you have to make a decision to choose to spend your time wisely. To take ownership of your own schedule, and use the power you have to change what isn’t working.

Your time has a price tag, and sometimes it’s much lower than you think.

Here’s a really simple exercise to determine what your time is worth based on your annual income and the number of working hours in a year.

Target annual income A.
Working days in a year B. 235
Working hours in a day C. 7.5
Working hours in a year D. 1,645
A / D = YOUR HOURLY WORTH E.

It’s also unrealistic to assume that each of the 1,645 hours in a year is a productive one. Various studies have put actual productivity at anywhere between 25 minutes and four hours per day. That’s a lot of room for improvement!

Now, this calculation doesn’t factor in overtime hours, taxes, or expenses. If you work as a consultant for an hourly rate, it doesn’t factor in the cost for you to provide your services. The point is, this is your hourly worth in the best-case scenario.

When you start thinking about time management, the goal is to get more done in less time, and thus increase your hourly worth (among other benefits, of course!).

There are five major things that drain your time. But don’t worry, it’s really easy to fix the leaks.

Email
Your email is a consistent distraction. With the mail program running all the time, emails can distract you as they arrive. Or, you’ll find yourself checking for new messages every 15, 10 or five minutes. Writing, reading and responding to emails can easily monopolize your time because they seem like an ever urgent and important task.

Cell Phone or PDA
Your blackberry and cell phone have likely given you increased freedom from your workplace, but they seem to have also taken away your freedom to choose when you work. You can work outside of the office, but this often means you also work evenings and weekends when spending time with your family and friends.

Open Door Policies
While you want to be open and accessible to your staff, sometimes you can make yourself too accessible. Open door policies have the potential to create a daily mass of employees lined up at your door seeking immediate answers for non-emergency issues.

Meetings
Unstructured, unnecessary, run-on meetings can gobble up hours for no reason at all. Especially as a business owner, your presence may be requested at a variety of meetings, but it’s not always required. Days spent in back to back meeting often mean that your workday starts at five instead of nine.

You
Since effective time management is a choice, everyone is guilty of letting themselves sabotage their ability to work productively and efficiently at all times. It’s easy for business owners to avoid separating business hours from leisure time and let the two run together. We all have distractions that we fall into from time to time.

“It takes the human mind 15 minutes to properly focus… if you get interrupted every 7 minutes… you have a huge problem!”
Karl Bryan, CEO, Author, International Speaker

To take a Test Drive on our system visit http://paulduncan.com.au/guidedtour

To your success,

Paul Duncan

P.S. Please remember that at any time you feel ready and qualified to move forward and acquire the professional help that can enable you to build the business of your dreams, just click here and check out our CEC  E-Learning Marketing System It’s helping small business owners just like you get the answers and the help they need to build the business they have always wanted.

We created the CEC  E-Learning Marketing System with the perfect combination of online resources, tools, and support to get you out of any financial distress you’re presently experiencing… help you get laser-focused on your highest income-producing activities… and help you develop and then apply the fundamentals that build multimillion dollar businesses. click here to see for yourself.

Web 2.0 Is The Future Of All Marketing

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Have you noticed that your marketing efforts seem to be consistently losing their effectiveness? Have you experienced a steadily declining

ROI (return on investment) with your marketing? Are you wondering why you’re spending more on marketing and advertising… but seeing declining numbers of prospects raising their hand and asking for more information about what you sell?

What you need to know…

What business owner hasn’t experienced the frustration of spending their hard earned marketing dollars and failing to generate any interest or response? What’s responsible for these constantly declining results?

Don’t be offended by what I’m about to say… but it’s YOU! You’re a marketer, and today, people hate marketers. They will do just about anything to avoid any and all marketing and advertising messages. Don’t believe me? Check out yourself. Do you have caller ID on your phone? Do you answer it if you don’t recognize the incoming number? Does your computer have a version of spam blocking software? Are you on the national do-not-call list?

Why you need to know this…

We have to face the facts. The old ways of marketing don’t work anymore. The key to all future marketing is establishing trust, respect, and rapport with your prospects. Web 2.0 is the social networking platform that is changing the face of all marketing today.

Every single day your prospects and clients are meeting on forums, blogs, and sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook. They’re producing podcasts and YouTube videos. They’re comparing notes bragging and recommending the products and businesses they love, and they’re blogging to death the ones they hate.

And everything these prospects say to their peers has far greater impact and influence than anything you will ever say, no matter how great a message you create. The latest research shows that our peers are currently the most trusted people on the planet, and you MUST gain their trust to get them to recommend your product or service.

The cost to you if you fail to act…

Do you know how to innovate your product or service to take full advantage of Web 2.0?

Do you know how to stop marketing to prospects and instead, start talking with them?

Do you know the 6 places where your prospects will meet to talk about your business?

Do you know how to position yourself as the “industry expert”… and become the “rock star” of your local community?

If any of the above answers are no, you’re losing sales and revenue every day. You’re going to appear identical to your competitors, and be forced to forever compete on price. If you fail to innovate your business… and you fail to provide extraordinary value to your clients… your prospects will use Web 2.0 to blog your business to death.

You MUST learn how to develop these critical skills immediately?

We can help. Our E-Learning Marketing System™ provides business owners around the world with the right information in the right order. In fact, we’ll prove it right now… and let you witness for yourself the results we can help you achieve in your own business.

I want to grant you VIP access to our member’s only training site so you can watch just one of a multitude of recorded presentations our members can access to help them grow their business and take it to new heights. This webinar features Karl Bryan, one of the foremost experts in social media and Web 2.0 strategies, as he reveals the hidden secrets and step-by-step process that helps small business owners “market their business online.”

To take a Test Drive on our system visit http://paulduncan.com.au/guidedtour

To your success,

Paul Duncan

P.S. Please remember that at any time you feel ready and qualified to move forward and acquire the professional help that can enable you to build the business of your dreams, just click here and check out our CEC  E-Learning Marketing System It’s helping small business owners just like you get the answers and the help they need to build the business they have always wanted.

We created the CEC  E-Learning Marketing System with the perfect combination of online resources, tools, and support to get you out of any financial distress you’re presently experiencing… help you get laser-focused on your highest income-producing activities… and help you develop and then apply the fundamentals that build multimillion dollar businesses. click here to see for yourself.

What Job Do Your Customers Hire You For?

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Have you ever given any thought as to how your clients make that all important decision as to whether or not they will buy your product or service? What is it EXACTLY that triggers their buy / don’t buy button? Is it really price that controls their decision, or are other factors involved?

What you need to know…

Believe it or not, price is actually one of your prospects last considerations. Human nature says that no matter who buys what you sell, they will always want “the best deal.” That doesn’t mean the lowest price, but it does mean they want the most “VALUE” for the price they pay. The perception that your product or service offers extraordinary value controls their final decision.

Why you need to know this…

The key is to create “extraordinary value” as it relates to what you sell. In fact, if you do this, you can even charge a much higher price, providing the perception of value justifies that price. Unfortunately, most business owners don’t have a clue how to create “extraordinary value,” and therefore don’t offer it to their prospects, costing themselves massive market share and a boatload of lost revenue.

To create value, a business must “innovate.” You must understand the things your clients want from your product or service, and then use innovative ideas and solutions to either remove the pain and frustration they normally associate with what you sell or enhance the benefits they receive from using it.

For example, the daycare mom who feels frustrated and worried when she drops off her child at daycare because she doesn’t know how the child is being cared for finds tremendous relief and peace of mind (extraordinary value) when the daycare installs Web Watch… a 24 camera surveillance system that allows parents to view their child online, anytime.

The cost to you if you fail to act…

If you fail to create “extraordinary value,” then you look like, feel like and smell like your competition. You will be forever doomed to compete with them on price, and when you’re forced to compete on price, you have just lost the battle. There will always be someone willing to undercut your price… ALWAYS!

By innovating your business, you begin to separate your business from your competition. You begin to eliminate your competition from the minds of your prospects… and you will have your prospects literally saying to themselves that “I would be an absolute fool if I bought this from anyone else.”

Innovation attracts your “ideal” clients to your business. These are the clients that will buy more from you at premium prices. They will spend more money and buy from you over longer periods of time. Your revenue and profits begin to skyrocket as you begin to add unprecedented market share.

Look for ways to “innovate” your business and do so in such a way that you create extraordinary value in the minds of your prospects.

To take a Test Drive on our system visit http://paulduncan.com.au/guidedtour

To your success,

Paul Duncan

P.S. Please remember that at any time you feel ready and qualified to move forward and acquire the professional help that can enable you to build the business of your dreams, just click here and check out our CEC  E-Learning Marketing System It’s helping small business owners just like you get the answers and the help they need to build the business they have always wanted.

We created the CEC  E-Learning Marketing System with the perfect combination of online resources, tools and support to get you out of any financial distress you’re presently experiencing… help you get laser-focused on your highest income-producing activities… and help you develop and then apply the fundamentals that build multimillion dollar businesses. click here to see for yourself.

Work Less and Earn More, Drastically Increase Revenue!

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Add up your toiletries in your bathroom, and then count how many of them you use daily. You will discover you use about 20% of them 80% of the time. Your business is no different. 20% of what you do every day at work is producing approximately 80% of your total revenue. That also means that 80% of your daily activities produce only 20% of your total revenue.

What would happen if you could discover WHY 20% of your activities produce so much more revenue… and replace the remaining 80% of your non-productive activities with more activities like the 20%? You would see your revenue skyrocket by a factor of 16.

What you need to know…

If you can perform more of these “productive” activities, your revenue will explode. This explains why the wealthy work less and earn more… and why you need to learn how to work smarter, not harder. So why aren’t you currently performing these so-called “productive” activities?

The answer… you’re NOT doing the things you SHOULD be doing. You’re NOT doing the things that are your highest income-producing activities. It’s these activities that drive the revenue into your business.

Why you need to know this…

Answering the phone, responding to emails, ordering supplies, paying the bills, keeping the books, surfing the internet… are NOT high income-producing activities.

High income-producing activities are things like developing and creating new products or services, improving your current product or service, marketing that new product or service, developing joint venture relationships or affiliate programs, innovating your product or service so that it makes your business unique & superior, acquiring various elements of proof to use in your marketing such as testimonials or research.

These make up your highest income-producing activities… and these are the areas where you need to focus. Some of these you’re good at… you have “unique abilities” that lend themselves to these specific types of activities.

Others, you’re not so good at. The secret is to match them up properly so that you’re constantly performing your unique abilities in the areas that will produce maximum revenue for your business.

The cost to you if you fail to act…

Do you spend most of your day fighting fires instead of completing the vital few activities that will produce the greatest results… and the highest revenue?

Do you know specifically those few things you need to do daily that produce big results? Do you know how to match those few things with your unique abilities?

Do you know how to get rid of the minutiae that’s controlling your everyday activities and taking up your valuable time and energy… and replace that minutiae with the high impact activities that immediately produce income for you and your business?

How can you learn to develop these critical skills?

Our E-Learning Marketing System™ helps you learn and develop these skills quickly and easily. Our program has been so successful around the world that we have been inundated with requests to share our secrets with the small business community that needs it the most.

We would be honored to share our expertise with you… and help you achieve real results in your business.

As an example, is it really possible for a business owner to work less and actually make more money? Is there a secret code or password that makes this magically happen, or is it being in the right place at the right time? The answer… none of the above.

It takes specific skills and strategies to make this happen, and I want to share some of those with you in my gift of a Test Drive. Just click here to see the most powerful lead generation and small business marketing program ever created.

People on our system have sent us testimonials and stories of exploding their revenue by as much as 16 times.

This program will teach you the secret process we use to help you focus on your highest income-producing activities. Once you do, you can literally skyrocket your revenue and profits!

To take a Test Drive on our system visit http://paulduncan.com.au/guidedtour

To your success,

Paul Duncan

 

P.S. Please remember that at any time you feel ready and qualified to move forward and acquire the professional help that can enable you to build the business of your dreams, just click here and check out our CEC  E-Learning Marketing System It’s helping small business owners just like you get the answers and the help they need to build the business they have always wanted.

We created the CEC  E-Learning Marketing System with the perfect combination of online resources, tools and support to get you out of any financial distress you’re presently experiencing… help you get laser-focused on your highest income-producing activities… and help you develop and then apply the fundamentals that build multimillion dollar businesses. click here to see for yourself.