If you’re a small business, testimonials from happy customers are great to use when encouraging new customers to choose you, rather than your competition. They can be a key factor deciding whether to work with you or not, so it’s important to get them right. But you need to make certain you have legal permission to … Read more Testimonials for Small Business – legal problems and solutions.
Wow, 2021 is at our door! After the shenanigans of 2020, a little bit of planning now will go a long way towards a steadier, productive and profitable 2021. Many planning checklists will come your way and checklists are great. Except most business planning checklists leave out a KEY requirement for business success and … Read more One KEY thing that Business Planning Checklists miss!
Welcome to November! To honour the North American tradition of Thanksgiving, and the Black Friday Sales that follow, I’m having a momentous week of spectacular promotions to kick off December. I’m so thankful that I’m still here and still healthy. So while 2020 has been once heck of a crazy year, I’m giving thanks by … Read more It’s November – Time to Give Thanks!
Do you have a Service Contract? Your own custom drafted service contract for YOUR coaching service? Perhaps you offer some or all of these – Business coaching Mindset coaching Visibility coaching Health coaching Energetic therapies Holistic Health Massage therapy Nutritional coaching Coaching Packages A contract is an agreement made between you and your client that … Read more Calling all coaching or therapy service providers!
When Copy/ Paste Becomes IP Theft. So, you’re a new small business, everyone wants a piece of your time, your suppliers all want their money and your customers are refusing to pay. Your profits are being squashed from all sides, and something’s got to give. You are looking to cut corners. Get something for nothing. … Read more When Copy/ Paste Becomes IP Theft.
This is difficult to write… but write it I must. Tonight, like so many other business women, I am feeling very stressed, overwhelmed and so tired. The most positive thing I can summon energy for is hot milo on coconut milk and Bloodline on Netflix and my couch. Normally when I am feeling stressed, I just … Read more I am Woman. I am Human. I am a Legal Practitioner.
Is it legal to charge late payment, penalty or cancellation fees? With all the Corona and COVID issues at the moment, there’s so many order cancellations, late payments, and customers defaulting on invoicing at the moment – it seems timely to discuss the legalities of charging non-payment, late payment, penalty or early cancellation fees. So … Read more Are penalty fees legal?
Shalini recently spoke with Lauren Stratford, Productivity Coach at Seriously Sorted, regarding client agreements and the multitude of benefits. You can listen here to the podcast, or you may prefer to read the transcript below. As always, if you need help with your own client agreement, you can contact me for a free chat, or … Read more How Your Client Agreement Builds Better Relationships
We all like to think that we know our businesses inside out, but if you don’t have a solid client agreement, how well do you really know your business? You may know that you have a service or product-based business, and that you’re seeing clients, or that you’re generating sales. You may have processes that … Read more How well do you really know your business?
Coaching Agreement – There is always something to be learned from an ordinary or poor coaching experience but by far the biggest lesson is to avoid a Coach that does not have a fair and well thought out Coaching Contract. Are you satisfied with your coaching experience? Engaging a coach requires you have a rapport … Read more The most important question to ask your business coach – Do you have a Coaching Agreement?