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The latest information regarding Steer Your Business activities as well as small business articles of interest.

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Are You Following The Shiny Object?

Are you one of those people who chops and changes with the wind and follows the next shiny object to enter your radar?  It sounds great to be in with the next exciting development but is it really? If you jump around too much or have too many diverse products and services, your potential clients …

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What is a Balanced Scorecard?

Having a balanced scorecard in your business is an amazing way of keeping track on what’s happening and alerting you when things are going off track.  So what is it? A balanced scorecard looks at four areas of your business – financials, customers, internal processes and training/development. Once you have a handle on each of …

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Life begins at the end of your comfort zone

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone

In December 2018, Dan and Tony (Team Second Chance) will be stepping off the dry land of San Sebastian in La Gomera, Canary Islands (28°N 18°W), embarking on one of the greatest endurance challenges on earth.

Where are you heading?

Where Are You Heading?

For many business owners, the excitement of starting their own business carries them along for quite a while and the reality of what they are doing and where they want to go doesn’t kick in for some time, maybe at the point when they want funding or maybe are looking to take on a partner.

Why network?

Why Network?

Many small businesses struggle with lead generation and building their email list. In this day and age of social media and email marketing, it’s vital that you start to build your network and your list as soon as you start thinking about going into business. You need to be visible and tell people what you are doing otherwise how are they going to find you?