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How to make your business survive the Coronavirus

by Jo Driver

How to make your business survive through the coronavirus ?   For the last couple of weeks, I have hesitated to write this blog, due to certain negativity received on social media...   Having taken the time to consider this, I realise that right now most are just panicking, blaming and lashing out at anyone they can and whilst that is to some extent human nature, it really is not the best use of our time and energy.    As a small business owner myself, with ...

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Are you working so hard to keep up day to day that you’re not in control?

by Jo Driver

  Sales Masters Guild Mentor, Jo Driver’s asks “Have you ever felt that your life in business could relate to that of a Hamster being on a Hamster Wheel?”   You’re running so hard you can’t slow down or stop, you’re working so hard to keep up day to day, that you’re not in control, you’re getting nowhere and aren’t achieving much? The income and the lifestyle you started your business for, is nowhere in sight.   Too often I meet business owners that are ...

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Jo Driver invites those in property to join her for some Sales & Negotiation Training

by Jo Driver

  Sales Masters Guild Mentor, Jo Driver’s Sales & Negotiation Training courses help you fine tune your business conversations and negotiate the perfect deal.   Most business owners are experts at what they do but they have never learned how to articulate it and have never spent any time learning how to sell their product or service without pitching and being salesy.   Often the person that comes to my Sales & Negotiation training is the business owner and those who are responsible for growing ...

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Jo Driver gives us an insight into the types of people attending her Pro-Networker training

by Jo Driver

  Sales Masters Guild Mentor, Jo Driver, introduces up to the types of business owners that attend her Pro-Networker Training   Although these days we have social media marketing and on-line networking at our fingertips 24/7, physical face to face networking is an important part of building your business and building a reputation for becoming the go-to person for your service in your specific sector.There’s so much opportunity to network for business, however the challenge I hear all too often from people is ...

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Jo Driver Delves Into Her Mastermind Peer Groups

by Jo Driver

  Sales Masters Guild Mentor, Jo Driver, Delves into her Mastermind Peer Groups to answer the question “What types of businesses and people do you mentor?”   So let me answer the “type of people” question first. I will only work with the Business Owner. Now, that could be someone who is self employed, or, who has a business with a business partner, or a small business that employs a small number of staff or outsources / sub contracts work out.   Most importantly they must ...

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“Do You Have The Lifestyle and Income You Want?” asks Jo Driver

by Jo Driver

  “There are some questions you need to ask yourself if you’ve been running a business for more than a few years” says Sales Masters Guild Mentor, Jo Driver   As I have been out and about networking and talking to business owners, it seems that many are just starting out in business or they have started their business in the last year or two. Unfortunately, the statistics show that over 70% of new businesses fail in their first two to three years ...

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Jo Driver asks “Do you enjoy selling? Do you enjoy being sold to?”

by Jo Driver

  Sales Masters Guild Mentor, Jo Driver, asks the question; “Do you enjoy selling? Do you enjoy being sold to?”. For a business owner the answer should be yes, but for many it’s not something they look forward to.   I don’t know about you, but whenever I’ve been in a situation in a shop where I have been greeted by a rather persuasive salesperson it makes me very uncomfortable and often I walk straight out of the shop. So no, I don’t ...

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Jo Driver asks “Are your networking activities working for you?”

by Jo Driver

  Sales Masters Guild Mentor, Jo Driver, asks the question; “Are your networking activities working for you?“.   For many, the answer is “no!”, but how can they change this? Networking is a marketing strategy that is almost essential for starting up or growing a business and one I believe to be of huge benefit to any business owner.   There’s a well know statement “It’s not what you know but who you know that is important” or another simple quote that resonates with me is ...

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Jo Driver Looks at the Common Challenges of the Small Business Owner

by Jo Driver

  Sales Masters Guild Mentor, Jo Driver, looks at six common challenges that face the Small Business Owner and some tips and advice to overcome them.   I sometimes long for the days when I started in business. Computers were only just starting to be installed in offices, and the Internet and email were very much in their birth stages. Your office phone was at your office desk, and your only methods of communication were face to face, the telephone or letter.   Marketing material ...

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Jo Driver Looks at the Benefits of Peer Group Mentoring

by Jo Driver

  Sales Masters Guild Mentor, Jo Driver, wants to help more business owners to accelerate their businesses to new levels –   Peer Group Mentoring is one of the keys to helping achieve their success. What is going on in the business world today? It seems that everyone these days is an ‘Expert’ in their industry after doing whatever it is they do, for either a short amount of time or in some cases just going on a course themselves and then announcing that ...

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