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Business Coaching: An entrepreneurs guide to hiring and becoming a coach.

May 27, 2020 This article outlines my own journey to becoming a business coach and is slightly different from the pure informational guides and resources — it is purely based on my own personal,...

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Recruitment training — The best guide to help you dominate your market.

May 15, 2020 From the Ivy-league educated to the stereotypical used car salesperson and everything in between, the recruiting and staffing services industry attracts all. The recruitment and staffing...

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Sales training: The ultimate guide to help you become a key influencer.

May 8, 2020 Canned speeches, robotic presentations, endless product demonstrations and let’s not forget the “hard closing techniques,” that are synonymous with the art of selling...

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5 Things to know before start a consulting services business

April 29, 2020 Starting a consulting business is a great idea for anyone with specific subject matter expertise and also a way to transition from employment to self-employment. Let’s say, for...

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10 Business Ideas UK: Best New Business Ideas For Startups From Home

April 27, 2020 Home bases businesses are growing at a rapid rate and it gives you the ability to run the leanest and most flexible business models as well as the opportunity to produce serious income....

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How to start an online education business from home

April 19, 2020 I love to learn but learning didn’t come easy for me. I was certainly no academic, having received the grades I should have achieved in school, three years later at college! But...

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Tips to work from home effectively and produce more.

April 15, 2020 Is it possible to work effectively from home and can you actually produce more work than if you attended an office? It was a question I asked myself and my management team when I was...

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How to start a business in the UK as a foreigner: Tips to start & build a company.

April 14, 2020 The UK is currently the sixth-largest economy in Europe and it is a great place to start a company. But how does a foreign national go about starting, running and building a company in the...

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How to start a home business in the UK: Top 10 home business ideas.

April 13, 2020 I see many people in the UK want to know how to start a business from home and do it primarily over the internet. But there are many possibilities to start either an online or offline...

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5 Things to Know Before Starting a Business in the UK in Tough Economic Times

April 10, 2020 I am writing this post as we are gripped in a pandemic that has seen us in a virtual global lockdown due to the coronavirus. It makes you re-think business and actually living life as a...

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7 Strategies to grow sales during the toughest business times.

April 9, 2020 You’ve heard the saying “tough times don’t last, but tough people do” and when it comes to sales, you must be tough to survive in the profession…it’s a...

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Is There a Diet for Entrepreneurs?

February 8, 2020 I there such a thing as a diet for entrepreneurs? I think there is and I will explain this by first giving you a little background on myself and then where I am right now with my thoughts...

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Learning The Digital Skills

January 2, 2020 As my friend Fernando Raymond says…”You have to learn the digital skills to pay the bills.” Fernando is a proponent of the true digital and nomadic lifestyle — he...

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Brexit Clarity – Stay Focused in Business

December 13, 2019 So the nation has voted and now we have clarity on an issue that has dominated Europe for the last three years, Brexit…or do we? The problem we have right now is that we have to...

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Future-proof yourself –invest in the enterprise of you

November 5, 2019 With so much talk about artificial intelligence (AI), it’s easy to become either totally absorbed and fearful of it or ignore it completely. I am talking about the majority here...

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Recruitment Sales Training – How To Build A High-Performance Sales Team.

August 27, 2019 Introduction The formula you need to build the highest performing recruitment sales team is simple: Conduct deep market and candidate research. Predict the needs of the future. Engage your...

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How To Become A Good Salesman

August 11, 2019 Becoming a good salesman is easy — you just do the opposite of what bad salespeople do! It really is that simple and for this article, I am going to share with some of the things not to...

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Build Your Own Personal Brand

July 28, 2019 Now more than ever is the time to build your personal brand and the best way to start the process, in my opinion, is to tell your story to the world through your blog. I suggest a blog...

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Tell Your Story To The World

July 28, 2019 Each and every one of us has a story to tell and it doesn’t matter where you are in life. Unfortunately, many of us don’t understand the true value of our personal journey and...

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Start A Personal Blog

July 28, 2019 I’ve just started my blog at the tender age of 55 and if I can do it, anyone can. A blog is a great place to start your online “real estate” and I am using that term...

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3 Reasons To Get Online Now

July 28, 2019 Just like the song “he’s got the whole world in his hands,” thanks to today’s technology, and you can have the same if you get online by simply starting a blog!...

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How to write a blog post perfectly in 6 steps

July 12, 2019 Let me begin by saying that you need to forget about the concept of how to write a blog post perfect, simply because there isn’t one — everyone has their own writing style,...

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Linchpin: How to become a linchpin at work and be the best employee.

July 11, 2019 Updated May 2020 In his book “linchpin,” Seth Godin defines a linchpin in broad terms as someone who is indispensable to an organization. Godin is a legend in the world of the...

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How Having The Right Mindset Helps Entrepreneurs Build Thriving Companies

June 25, 2019 There is an example of the most famous golfer that most people have never heard of and who has received many commendations from the ‘greats.’ His name was Murray (Moe) Norman....

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What to look for in a candidate when hiring for the Sales Department

June 16, 2019 My biggest challenge over the years has been hiring successful salespeople. I have hired some very experienced and successful salespeople and they have made a world of difference to my...

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How to start a Consulting Business and Help Local Business Owners in your Area (5 Steps & Skills to succeed as a Consultant)

June 13, 2019 Updated — April 2020 Starting a consulting business can be a very rewarding and lucrative experience. and don’t think that it is only for Harvard MBA’s and highly educated...

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How to start a Side Hustle while working 9-5

June 11, 2019 Table of Contents What is a side hustle?How To Start Your SIDE HUSTLE! ft. @chrisguillebeauTips to start a Side Hustle while working 9-51. Doing A Personal Audit2. Check The Legal...

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How to start a Cleaning Business in the UK

June 10, 2019 Over the last couple of years, I have coached and mentored many people as to how to start a cleaning business in the UK and also how to grow one. That’s the beauty of business...

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Starting a blog on WordPress: Why I decided to start a blog on WP (This blog)

June 9, 2019 The reason I decided to start a blog on WordPress is that for me it is the best blogging platform and here I am talking about the .org version, which I have linked to and not the .com....

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Is it possible to Make Money online in 2019.

June 8, 2019 You may want to know is it possible to Make Money Online in 2019? – The answer is “YES“ But let me explain one thing to you…just like anything, it is not easy, takes...

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How to Grow a Small Business to a Company with 50 or More Employees

June 7, 2019 Starting a business is great and there’s nothing better than seeing your company grow – you’ve gone through the start-up phase where you’ve agonized over many ideas...

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How to start a Digital Marketing Agency

June 7, 2019 Before we begin, take a look at this article by Carolanne Mangles and you can see why setting up a Digital Marketing agency could be a good and very lucrative idea. Now I am talking here...

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Top tips to starting and growing a recruitment agency in the UK

June 6, 2019   I fell in love with the recruitment industry the minute I set foot in it back in the 1980s and coming from the harsh world of door-to-door sales and other roles in the direct sales...

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How to create a business that runs without making you a slave to it

June 6, 2019 Around 15 or so years ago, I started to learn Russian Martial Arts and I must say that learning the Russian perspective on what for me was almost a life-long obsession, was fascinating to...

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7 Things to consider before starting your own business (can you do it)

June 5, 2019 When I started my first business at the age of 19, I gave no consideration whatsoever to anything other than simply making sales as the business was set up as a result of door-to-door...

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How to start a business in the UK (Steps to starting your business)

June 5, 2019 Are you looking to for starting your own business and want to know the steps on how to start a business in the UK? I am a UK citizen, but I have started companies all over the Globe and...

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Business Development vs Sales

June 5, 2019 In 2005  relocated my family to Dallas, Texas to take advantage of the growing demand for mobile technology in the US. Armed with my entrepreneurial spirit and our one-year-old daughter we...

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Technology For Small Business Owners.

June 4, 2019 Why On Earth Would A Small Business Entertain An Image Like This? I had a coaching/mentoring call today with a lovely lady who has a very nice and well-established business.  Her goal is...

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Powerpoint: Create interesting presentations.

June 4, 2019 We called him Mr. PowerPoint Powerpoint set the standard for presentation software and now there are so many alternatives it is hard to keep up with what’s out there, so I will use...

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The Importance of your Business and Personal Marketing Message

June 3, 2019 Don’t Leave It In The Bottle Without a doubt, the biggest problem I have experienced through my business coaching and mentoring is that neither the business, through its website or...

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Three Critical Factors For Business Growth And Personal Development.

April 29, 2019 My philosophy on achieving both business growth and personal development is based on taking a holistic approach, working on developing a growth mindset, remembering you are the CEO of your...

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About Neil

Neil Franklin is an award-winning entrepreneur, born in the United Kingdom.

Neil started his first business at the age of 19, selling home improvements door-to-door and working his way up to selling into the Boardrooms of some of the worlds leading technology companies.

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