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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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Apr 29, 2018

Working with big clients can be a little daunting at times, but there’s a lot to learn from working with big companies. Bigger clients often come with bigger budgets, and yes, they are slow to work with, but by being a little patient, it may just result in some major opportunities for your business. 

In this episode of Business over Breakfast, Bree James and Andrew Griffiths will give you some tips on working with big companies, so you can grow with them and raise your business profile.

Additionally, Bree chats with Small Company, Big Business founder, author and speaker Bronwyn Reid who has over 21 years of experience in Small Business. Bronwyn specialises in helping Small Businesses step up and take on contracts with big companies. If you want to start enabling business development, then this episode is for you!

We also discuss things like:

  • Reasons why Small Businesses should be working with big companies 
  • Using opportunities smartly when working with big companies
  • How to position your business well by building a brand that attracts the right clients
  • Andrew’s realisations about working with big companies
  • Common errors when working with big businesses
  • How big companies think
  • Boosting business credibility by working with big companies
  • A 5 step process for Small Businesses wanting to work with big companies
  • Some smart business ideas from around the world

Links

Small Company, Big Business Book

Bronwyn Reid Website

Bronwyn Reid LinkedIn

Business over Breakfast Book

Smallville

Bree James LinkedIn

Andrew Griffiths Website

Apr 14, 2018

In business, you have to make a lot of decisions - Will I employ this person? Will I stop working with this partner? Should I introduce this new product? Is it time to sell the business? Sifting through these tasks can be an onerous task! So many aspects of your business need your leadership, but the amount of problems and difficulty of the challenges can become overwhelming. That’s why Bree James and Andrew Griffiths hope to provide quality advice on the decision-making process for business owners in this episode of Business over Breakfast.

Plus, Bree interviews Rosemary Shapiro-Liu about her approach on decision-making by listening to the voice inside or the mentor within. As the director of Triple Win Enterprises and the author of The Mentor Within, Rosemary is a highly experienced coach for thought leaders and social entrepreneurs. If you’re interested in learning to overcome the obstacles that block good decision-making for your business, then this episode is for you!

Also discussed in this episode:

  • The different levels of decision-making and the increasing difficulty levels
  • The common reasons and problems that derail sound decision-making abilities
  • Specific solutions to prevent indecisiveness or poor judgement
  • The moment when a decision must be made
  • Considering the outcomes of various options and how they will affect your business
  • Why different approaches to decision making will vary from person to person
  • The value of allocating a specific time for decision-making
  • Never being forced into making a decision if you’re not ready or not committed
  • A possible idea to outsource some decision-making on your behalf
  • Smart business ideas from around the world!

 

Links

Triple Win Website
The Mentor Within Book
Rosemary’s LinkedIn
Business over Breakfast Book
Smallville
CCIQ
Bree James LinkedIn
Andrew Griffiths Website
Amplify Website

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