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The Business Over Breakfast Podcast is expressly for Small Business owners, predominantly the 20,000 people in the CCIQ database. The aim of the podcast is to create more current and energetic engagement with the membership base.
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May 30, 2017

Business is generally about solving problems. When you run a business, you seek to make things better for yourself and for others. But the reality is you need to get better at solving problems and the trick to that is asking better questions of yourself.

 

In this episode of Business over Breakfast, Bree and Andrew talk about the value of asking proactive and empowering questions. Learn how to get out of that endless loop of unproductivity and figure out how to empower yourself with better questions to get better answers.

 

Plus, our guest this episode, Howard Tinker, discusses the specific questions he asks to make restaurants more profitable. Howard, the CEO of Restaurant Profits, specializes in helping his  restaurant owner clients grow their business and increase repeat visitors. He has also published two books filled with tips and insights called More Bums On Seats and Selling at the Table. Although he is a marketer by trade, Howard emphasizes in this conversation the vital importance of asking the simple questions about finances first.

 

Plus, Bree and Andrew also get into today...

 

  • The need to be asking better questions of our business and ourselves
  • What are the questions we need to ask
  • Defining what a proactive question is
  • Why asking yourself questions that make you think about your successes is beneficial
  • The financial question that not enough business owners ask themselves
  • Needing to talk to your clients to see why they engage your business
  • The simple tactics that business owners tend to ignore with marketing
  • 5 great tips on how to ask better questions of yourself to make a better business
  • Food for thought on business ideas from around the world

 

Links

CCIQ, the show’s sponsors

Bree James Pakmag

Bree James LinkedIn

Andrew Griffiths Website

Amplify Website

Howard Tinker’s Website

May 14, 2017

Some days it may feel like your business is running you. You’re reacting and you’re responding, but you’re not in control of the business’s destiny or future. We all lose control of our business at some stage, that’s usually the result of bad habits or bad rituals building up over time.

 

In this episode, Bree and Andrew discuss a great deal of strategies in how you can take back control of your business. And once you do, you’ll not only fall in love with your business again, but you’ll be making more money and arrive in better shape.

 

Additionally, Kate Christie, our guest this episode, a time management specialist and founder of Time Stylers, shares wonderful insight into this topic. She is an international speaker, regular on TV and is the author of the book Me Time. Kate developed her business after discovering how many thousands of people across the country were struggling to manage their time. Today she shared the most common mistakes that she found that people make with organizing their time as business owners.

 

Plus, Bree and Andrew also get into today...

 

  • The concept of making your business work for you, not the other way around
  • How does it evolve that we lose control over our business and what we can do to change
  • Signs of when you are losing control of your business
  • 5 top tips in taking control of your business
  • Common mistakes that people make with managing their time
  • Time hacks and strategies to save time
  • Some (very) unique business ideas from around the world

 

Links

BDO

CCIQ, the show’s sponsors

Bree James Pakmag

Bree James LinkedIn

Andrew Griffiths Website

Amplify Website

Kate Christie’s Website

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