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Baking Up Your Success in Uncertain Times

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Business, especially small business are learning to adapt, to adapt quickly to survive and rise. The trick is using the ingredients you have, perhaps in a new dish.

Don’t delay or the market and the situation will overtake you. If it feels right, the sums add up, then as Nike say: “Just Do It”.

Maximising Valuable Time

I’ve been conducting loads of virtual meetings. Today a “talk and walk” with a client. Phoning contacts whilst on my daily walks. Using this time for productive, uninterrupted, thinking and planning. Then remembering my trip to our local bakers…

They Must Be Making Plenty of Bread

I’ve been really impressed what Wenzel’s the bakers, have cooked up. They are expanding fast. Introduced a loyalty card. Then, since lockdown, rising to the challenge, I can order my snacks through online delivery services: Uber Eats, Deliveroo and Just Eat. Order my bread for click and collect = less queuing. They’ve increased their product range to include milk and it looks like decanted flour into tubs, for instore purchase.

What You Can Do?

  1. Consider what is going to be your customers pain e.g. reduce queuing
  2. Work out how you can help them: order online
  3. Talk it over with someone: two heads better than one
  4. Produce your costed timed and dated Action Plan
  5. Then pilot, review, adjust, implement and then success…

Virtual Business Help Online?

We’re offering regular virtual mentoring, one-off business consultancy and chats. All aimed to assist you with Action Plans and provide you with experienced, professional support.

Let’s Zoom, MS Teams, Skype, Houseparty, WhatsApp or even just talk on the phone.

Interested in Your Tasty Future?

It's easier to work together

Contact Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@thebsp.co.uk to arrange your virtual business development meeting. Places are limited.

Don't Let Your Business Collapse

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Yes, you are more lonely, isolated and have no one to bounce ideas off.  The need for quality business help and advice does not go away just because we are in some form of lockdown. 

Business goes on.  You need to see if you can earn now and in the immediate future.  Learn to be flexible, quickly adapt to the changing circumstances.  Look two steps ahead so you can be ahead of the curve and make the most of forthcoming opportunities.

If you’re selling contact lenses why not sell protective eyewear and sunglasses or if you are in procurement, what will organisations struggle to buy next?  Locate the supply, locate the customers; make the sale.

Can We Help  with Virtual Business Help Online?

We’re offering regular virtual mentoring and one-off business consultancy chats plus help to come up with a Variable Action Plans.

Let’s Zoom, Skype, Houseparty, WhatsApp or even just talk on the phone.

Interested in brightening your outlook?  It's easier to work together.

Contact Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership on 07973 361 994 or email LB@TheBSP.co.uk to arrange your virtual business development meeting.  Places are limited.

 Can You Afford Not to have a Mentor?

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It’s amazing that two heads are better than one.  You feed off each other.  Don’t you want a non-judgemental “critical friend” you can work with?  Find yourself a mentor. Mentoring is where experience, expertise and service combine for unparalleled results.

The Facts

Don't just take my word for it hare are the amazing facts:

Survival: Mentoring Fact 1

Research has shown that 70% of small businesses that receive mentoring survive for five years or more, which is double the rate compared with non-mentored entrepreneurs.  Source: FSB

Valuable: Mentoring Fact 2

Of those with a mentor 97% say they are valuable, 55% believe mentoring can help them succeed, 60% look for experience in a mentor above anything else, but 85% currently do not have a mentor.  Source: Sage.com

Success: Mentoring Fact 3

A whopping 93% of small and medium sized businesses acknowledge that mentoring can help them to succeed.  Source: Sage.com

Are You Missing a Trick?

It’s not just conjuring up success.  For mentoring support, contact an experienced professional mentor: Laurie Bernard of The Business Services Partnership.  It’s easy, just phone or text: 07973 361 994 or email: LB@TheBSP.co.uk.  Let’s work some mentoring magic together.