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practical advice for small business that no-one wants to tell you

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Getting Back to Business - Ep77

Welcome to the ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, with me your host, Marc Ford, business coach, author and editor of the ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Magazine, dedicated to small businesses to get the advice, hints, tips and strategies that no one wants to tell you. And welcome to the 2nd show in this marathon fest of podcasts. We’re doing 30 podcasts in 30 days to help small business owners like you get back into business. As we record this non-essential shops are due to reopen on the 15th June. So the best of luck as you’ve been given the green light and hopefully this episode is going to help you as that day looms. Today we talk about that thing that every business owners has in common...the old grey matter. Here’s an interview with Kerry Hearsey, talking about you the brilliant people, with amazing minds on how you can approach the relaunch aspect of your business coming out of lockdown... There are some massive knowledge bombs in this podcast so grab yourself a drink and tackle 20 minutes to listen on how you can start getting in the right mindset for getting out of business lockdown.... Follow me on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marcfordmba Twitter: https://twitter.com/bizcoachmarc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebestkeptbusinesssecret LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marc-ford-mba Website: https://www.marcford.uk

37 MINMAY 26
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Getting Back to Business - Ep77

Getting Business Back To Business - Episode 76

Welcome to this marathon fest of podcasts. From this episode we are doing 30 podcasts in 30 days. Why, I hear you cry? Well the last 9 weeks have been fun haven’t they? Your business like many others has been shut down or put into an induced business coma because of the global situation and now is the time that Mother Nature is allowing us to recuscitate those businesses and come back to life. The only problem is that things have changed. Things are evolving. And they will continue to evolve of the coming weeks and months. The biggest problem? The world has changed in the last 9 weeks and it’s now a different world that you bring that business back to life in. Over the coming 30 episodes we’re going to bring you a different topic for every episode. We’re going to include special guests who want to discuss the things that you need to keep in mind as we all go forward in to this post pandemic world where things look similar but they are anything but. So in today’s show I’m going...

15 MINMAY 25
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Getting Business Back To Business - Episode 76

YBKBS Podcast Ep75: 7 Key Things to Relaunch Your Business

If you’ve been following our podcast, which is now getting thousands of downloads on Apple and other podcasting streams…thank you very much…we’ve been talking to you about Reflect, Refreshing and Rebranding your business. Well here’s the opportunity…it’s time to RELAUNCH that business. And if you’re in ANY business, the opportunity that you will have been given is MASSIVE and we mean MASSIVE. It’s like you are launching a business onto the world all over again like the very first day you started. People have widely admitted that they generally have attention spans of goldfish and something you posted last week has already been forgotten. The experience you delivered may have been like any other service provider and the price a distant memory. So now my friend, in the coming weeks and months you have an opportunity to do two things. Relaunch that business to the public at large. And relaunch it from a better, stronger if not wiser position. So we’re going to take you throug...

9 MINMAY 8
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YBKBS Podcast Ep75: 7 Key Things to Relaunch Your Business

YBKBS Ep74: (6 Tips on) How to Rebrand Your Business

6 Tips to Successfully Rebrand Your Business For weeks and weeks I’ve been suggesting to people that this is THE best time to reflect, refresh, rebrand and relaunch your business. So in this 3rd of 4 podcasts looking at Reflect, Refresh, Rebrand and Relaunch, we’re going to look at how you rebrand your business starting TODAY…and I mean today. Key takeaways from the podcast: What is a Rebrand? Benefits of Choosing to Rebrand 6 Tips on How to Achieve a Rebrand Download the FREE Your Best Kept Business Secret Magazine by our sponsors: https://bit.ly/35fbA1x As business owners we are just really, really busy. Time in the one thing we can’t make more of. So in ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, I’ll be answering different business problems from very different perspectives so you can get on and monetise, grow and market your business faster and easier. And thank you for listening in! There are many podcasts you could be listening in to today, but you chose this one and I’m...

12 MINAPR 28
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YBKBS Ep74: (6 Tips on) How to Rebrand Your Business

YBKBS Ep73: How to Refresh Your Business

How do you refresh your business? Has your business been doing the same thing over and over again? Has the recent global upheaval made you need to look at what you're doing and what you're doing it? Well Marc Ford, Your Best Kept Business Secret has some ideas on the 4 key questions you need to refresh everything in your business...

13 MINAPR 23
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YBKBS Ep73: How to Refresh Your Business

YBKBS Podcast Ep72: How to Reflect On Your Business

For weeks and weeks I’ve been suggesting to people that this is THE best time to reflect, refresh, rebrand and relaunch your business… Yes…your business… That one you are so worried about right now… Your pride and joy... The thing that pays your wages… So I’m going to do 4 podcasts looking at Reflect, Refresh, Rebrand and Relaunch… So that makes todays… Yes you guessed it… How to Reflect on Your Business Key takeaways from the podcast: How to take time and actually reflect on your business and what to do next... As business owners we are just really, really busy. Time in the one thing we can’t make more of. So in ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, I’ll be answering different business problems from very different perspectives so you can get on and monetise, grow and market your business faster and easier. And thank you for listening in! There are many podcasts you could be listening in to today, but you chose this one and I’m hugely grateful. If you enjoyed toda...

10 MINAPR 15
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YBKBS Podcast Ep72: How to Reflect On Your Business

YBKBS Podcast Ep71: What Keeps You Motivated? The 7 Ingredients of Super-Motivated People

How do you keep yourself motivated? How do the super-motivated make things happen out of what seems like thin air? How do the super-motivated make their businesses successful? Well here are the 7 Ingredients for becoming THAT super-motivated and high achieving business owner. Things learned out of this podcast: The 7 Key Ingredients of Super-Motivated Entrepreneurs As business owners we are just really, really busy. Time in the one thing we can’t make more of. So in ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, I’ll be answering different business problems from very different perspectives so you can get on and monetise, grow and market your business faster and easier. And thank you for listening in! There are many podcasts you could be listening in to today, but you chose this one and I’m hugely grateful. If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it on social media and maybe give us a review. For more episodes and information CLICK HERE Follow me on: Facebook : https://www.faceboo...

11 MINAPR 10
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YBKBS Podcast Ep71: What Keeps You Motivated? The 7 Ingredients of Super-Motivated People

YBKBS Podcast EP69: 28 Things To Do On Lockdown

If there was ever a time to take stock, fix shit that wasn’t working in the first place and put some better plans in place…well my friend NOW is the time. You’re future self will thank you for it…I Guaran-dam-tee you they will. So let’s talk about the times for any entrepreneur when things can slow down. Seasonal trends, whether holiday time for many businesses or obvious lack of demand or opportunity. In some industries, the interest of customers turn elsewhere in the summer. Macroeconomics may play cruelly in your industry, or there could be a recession. Maybe there's been an unusual local or regional event that hurt your business. No matter how high flying your company, eventually it will experience a slowdown. It can be tough on an entrepreneur. You worry about the health of the business, your employees, bills, your income and obligations. You could get stuck in a funk, but that does no good and can only lead to depression, inaction, and, as a result, even more problems. In...

15 MINAPR 4
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YBKBS Podcast EP69: 28 Things To Do On Lockdown

YBKBS Podcast EP70: This is a Time of Opportunity and Change - Simon Sinek

Business is tough at the moment. I mean it's really tough. But what if this was actually NOT an unprecedented time? What if this was a chance of opportunity and change and we, as entrepreneurs and business owners should take such a positive approach to it that we can't help BUT succeed as we come out the other side of CoVid19? Well that's what Simon Sinek says as well when he he addressed his own team...and here's the proof. Take onboard what he says...it may just help you and your business go further and faster than you ever have before...In fact I know it will. Key takeaways from the podcast: How to tackle where your business is right now in the current CoVid19 situation As business owners we are just really, really busy. Time in the one thing we can’t make more of. So in ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, I’ll be answering different business problems from very different perspectives so you can get on and monetise, grow and market your business faster and easier. And th...

11 MINAPR 4
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YBKBS Podcast EP70: This is a Time of Opportunity and Change - Simon Sinek

YBKBS Podcast: EP68: 10 Ways To Succeed in Business - Quicker

In this podcast I’m going to talk about some of the challenges that every business faces and deals with regularly. Except they deal with them when they go wrong, rather than be pre-emptive Most of the challenges in starting a business relate back to doing the little things right. Like any good coach has said at some point....well at least I hope they have: The fundamentals in business get you to the top. If you are thinking of starting a small business or are currently running a business and things seem a little off, make sure you follow these ten important rules for businesses... Key takeaways from the podcast: 10 Rules To Grow a Business Quicker As business owners we are just really, really busy. Time in the one thing we can’t make more of. So in ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, I’ll be answering different business problems from very different perspectives so you can get on and monetise, grow and market your business faster and easier. And thank you for listening in!...

13 MINMAR 29
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YBKBS Podcast: EP68: 10 Ways To Succeed in Business - Quicker

Latest Episodes

Getting Back to Business - Ep77

Welcome to the ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, with me your host, Marc Ford, business coach, author and editor of the ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Magazine, dedicated to small businesses to get the advice, hints, tips and strategies that no one wants to tell you. And welcome to the 2nd show in this marathon fest of podcasts. We’re doing 30 podcasts in 30 days to help small business owners like you get back into business. As we record this non-essential shops are due to reopen on the 15th June. So the best of luck as you’ve been given the green light and hopefully this episode is going to help you as that day looms. Today we talk about that thing that every business owners has in common...the old grey matter. Here’s an interview with Kerry Hearsey, talking about you the brilliant people, with amazing minds on how you can approach the relaunch aspect of your business coming out of lockdown... There are some massive knowledge bombs in this podcast so grab yourself a drink and tackle 20 minutes to listen on how you can start getting in the right mindset for getting out of business lockdown.... Follow me on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marcfordmba Twitter: https://twitter.com/bizcoachmarc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebestkeptbusinesssecret LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marc-ford-mba Website: https://www.marcford.uk

37 MINMAY 26
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Getting Back to Business - Ep77

Getting Business Back To Business - Episode 76

Welcome to this marathon fest of podcasts. From this episode we are doing 30 podcasts in 30 days. Why, I hear you cry? Well the last 9 weeks have been fun haven’t they? Your business like many others has been shut down or put into an induced business coma because of the global situation and now is the time that Mother Nature is allowing us to recuscitate those businesses and come back to life. The only problem is that things have changed. Things are evolving. And they will continue to evolve of the coming weeks and months. The biggest problem? The world has changed in the last 9 weeks and it’s now a different world that you bring that business back to life in. Over the coming 30 episodes we’re going to bring you a different topic for every episode. We’re going to include special guests who want to discuss the things that you need to keep in mind as we all go forward in to this post pandemic world where things look similar but they are anything but. So in today’s show I’m going...

15 MINMAY 25
Comments
Getting Business Back To Business - Episode 76

YBKBS Podcast Ep75: 7 Key Things to Relaunch Your Business

If you’ve been following our podcast, which is now getting thousands of downloads on Apple and other podcasting streams…thank you very much…we’ve been talking to you about Reflect, Refreshing and Rebranding your business. Well here’s the opportunity…it’s time to RELAUNCH that business. And if you’re in ANY business, the opportunity that you will have been given is MASSIVE and we mean MASSIVE. It’s like you are launching a business onto the world all over again like the very first day you started. People have widely admitted that they generally have attention spans of goldfish and something you posted last week has already been forgotten. The experience you delivered may have been like any other service provider and the price a distant memory. So now my friend, in the coming weeks and months you have an opportunity to do two things. Relaunch that business to the public at large. And relaunch it from a better, stronger if not wiser position. So we’re going to take you throug...

9 MINMAY 8
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YBKBS Podcast Ep75: 7 Key Things to Relaunch Your Business

YBKBS Ep74: (6 Tips on) How to Rebrand Your Business

6 Tips to Successfully Rebrand Your Business For weeks and weeks I’ve been suggesting to people that this is THE best time to reflect, refresh, rebrand and relaunch your business. So in this 3rd of 4 podcasts looking at Reflect, Refresh, Rebrand and Relaunch, we’re going to look at how you rebrand your business starting TODAY…and I mean today. Key takeaways from the podcast: What is a Rebrand? Benefits of Choosing to Rebrand 6 Tips on How to Achieve a Rebrand Download the FREE Your Best Kept Business Secret Magazine by our sponsors: https://bit.ly/35fbA1x As business owners we are just really, really busy. Time in the one thing we can’t make more of. So in ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, I’ll be answering different business problems from very different perspectives so you can get on and monetise, grow and market your business faster and easier. And thank you for listening in! There are many podcasts you could be listening in to today, but you chose this one and I’m...

12 MINAPR 28
Comments
YBKBS Ep74: (6 Tips on) How to Rebrand Your Business

YBKBS Ep73: How to Refresh Your Business

How do you refresh your business? Has your business been doing the same thing over and over again? Has the recent global upheaval made you need to look at what you're doing and what you're doing it? Well Marc Ford, Your Best Kept Business Secret has some ideas on the 4 key questions you need to refresh everything in your business...

13 MINAPR 23
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YBKBS Ep73: How to Refresh Your Business

YBKBS Podcast Ep72: How to Reflect On Your Business

For weeks and weeks I’ve been suggesting to people that this is THE best time to reflect, refresh, rebrand and relaunch your business… Yes…your business… That one you are so worried about right now… Your pride and joy... The thing that pays your wages… So I’m going to do 4 podcasts looking at Reflect, Refresh, Rebrand and Relaunch… So that makes todays… Yes you guessed it… How to Reflect on Your Business Key takeaways from the podcast: How to take time and actually reflect on your business and what to do next... As business owners we are just really, really busy. Time in the one thing we can’t make more of. So in ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, I’ll be answering different business problems from very different perspectives so you can get on and monetise, grow and market your business faster and easier. And thank you for listening in! There are many podcasts you could be listening in to today, but you chose this one and I’m hugely grateful. If you enjoyed toda...

10 MINAPR 15
Comments
YBKBS Podcast Ep72: How to Reflect On Your Business

YBKBS Podcast Ep71: What Keeps You Motivated? The 7 Ingredients of Super-Motivated People

How do you keep yourself motivated? How do the super-motivated make things happen out of what seems like thin air? How do the super-motivated make their businesses successful? Well here are the 7 Ingredients for becoming THAT super-motivated and high achieving business owner. Things learned out of this podcast: The 7 Key Ingredients of Super-Motivated Entrepreneurs As business owners we are just really, really busy. Time in the one thing we can’t make more of. So in ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, I’ll be answering different business problems from very different perspectives so you can get on and monetise, grow and market your business faster and easier. And thank you for listening in! There are many podcasts you could be listening in to today, but you chose this one and I’m hugely grateful. If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it on social media and maybe give us a review. For more episodes and information CLICK HERE Follow me on: Facebook : https://www.faceboo...

11 MINAPR 10
Comments
YBKBS Podcast Ep71: What Keeps You Motivated? The 7 Ingredients of Super-Motivated People

YBKBS Podcast EP69: 28 Things To Do On Lockdown

If there was ever a time to take stock, fix shit that wasn’t working in the first place and put some better plans in place…well my friend NOW is the time. You’re future self will thank you for it…I Guaran-dam-tee you they will. So let’s talk about the times for any entrepreneur when things can slow down. Seasonal trends, whether holiday time for many businesses or obvious lack of demand or opportunity. In some industries, the interest of customers turn elsewhere in the summer. Macroeconomics may play cruelly in your industry, or there could be a recession. Maybe there's been an unusual local or regional event that hurt your business. No matter how high flying your company, eventually it will experience a slowdown. It can be tough on an entrepreneur. You worry about the health of the business, your employees, bills, your income and obligations. You could get stuck in a funk, but that does no good and can only lead to depression, inaction, and, as a result, even more problems. In...

15 MINAPR 4
Comments
YBKBS Podcast EP69: 28 Things To Do On Lockdown

YBKBS Podcast EP70: This is a Time of Opportunity and Change - Simon Sinek

Business is tough at the moment. I mean it's really tough. But what if this was actually NOT an unprecedented time? What if this was a chance of opportunity and change and we, as entrepreneurs and business owners should take such a positive approach to it that we can't help BUT succeed as we come out the other side of CoVid19? Well that's what Simon Sinek says as well when he he addressed his own team...and here's the proof. Take onboard what he says...it may just help you and your business go further and faster than you ever have before...In fact I know it will. Key takeaways from the podcast: How to tackle where your business is right now in the current CoVid19 situation As business owners we are just really, really busy. Time in the one thing we can’t make more of. So in ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, I’ll be answering different business problems from very different perspectives so you can get on and monetise, grow and market your business faster and easier. And th...

11 MINAPR 4
Comments
YBKBS Podcast EP70: This is a Time of Opportunity and Change - Simon Sinek

YBKBS Podcast: EP68: 10 Ways To Succeed in Business - Quicker

In this podcast I’m going to talk about some of the challenges that every business faces and deals with regularly. Except they deal with them when they go wrong, rather than be pre-emptive Most of the challenges in starting a business relate back to doing the little things right. Like any good coach has said at some point....well at least I hope they have: The fundamentals in business get you to the top. If you are thinking of starting a small business or are currently running a business and things seem a little off, make sure you follow these ten important rules for businesses... Key takeaways from the podcast: 10 Rules To Grow a Business Quicker As business owners we are just really, really busy. Time in the one thing we can’t make more of. So in ‘Your Best Kept Business Secret’ Podcast, I’ll be answering different business problems from very different perspectives so you can get on and monetise, grow and market your business faster and easier. And thank you for listening in!...

13 MINMAR 29
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YBKBS Podcast: EP68: 10 Ways To Succeed in Business - Quicker
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