To move to greatness, you must have contingency plans. You can set up a mail merge and print letters to 1000 people (personalised) while you get on with something else. You have to be willing to walk away from any piece of property.
It goes without saying that starting or buying a business during a recession may not be the smartest thing to do. However, history would suggest you are wrong. Some of our strongest and most successful companies started during a recession. For example, Hewlett Packard started out of a garage during the Great Depression.
35. For each project you have on the go (and a project could be anything – work and domestic – produce a project summary top sheet. This top sheet will keep a running record of the last action taken and what you have to do next. This is great for people picking up where you left off and for you to transfer items to your “to do” list.
I’ve never met any successful person that claims to know it all yet I’ve met many average people who claim to be experts on all issues on the face of this planet.
Begin with the obvious: Know your subject. Some speakers overlook this basic point and quickly come unglued during the question-and-answer period. The audience assumes you’re an expert with knowledge to impart. As the featured speaker, you should assume that your audience is informed, curious and bursting with pointed questions.
Either me or with the band, whatever the case may be, to sign any merchandise that has been purchased. If you’ve got an old vinyl albums from the past, I will be happy to sign a couple of items. It’s no problem accountants at all.
But the day of the CD is gone. You know, the big record shop now is Amazon. That’s the record shop for the world. And unfortunately, I don’t think there’s going to be a lot of change in the future.
But you know what, this is probably part of what made you such a prolific virtuoso player. You couldn’t fake it. You had to actually that perfectly, as what we hear when listening to those ELP albums.
Your website is an investment in your practice. Handle it like you’d treat a new lobby, a cold-call campaign, or any normal marketing expense. It doesn’t matter if you opt to use a custom accounting site design or begin with a template. What matters is that you get the lead out, get the site up quickly, and let your customers and prospects observe as you unremittingly form it to suit their needs.