June 2011 | Small Fish Business Coaching

Is Discounting Really The Best Option?

Everywhere I look I see perfectly respectable businesses tarting themselves out with slashed down prices like cheap hookers. Some of my favourite places are offering me prices so low I (almost) feel a little dirty for buying from them. Sales have their place in the...

Hunkering Down In A Recession

Look around you – even though the recession and global financial crisis seems to be easing somewhat, there’s still business that are going bankrupt and closing every day. If you’ve survived this long, congratulations. It’s not easy. In any downturn, there tend to be...

Are You Ready For A Coaching Challenge?

We recently surveyed* our small business clients and found that two of the things that people find challenging about working with a business coach are: Finding the time to get the work done, and Dealing with the way their business changes. So as a business owner, how...

Jon Survived the CEO Sleepout

I did it, I slept outside (sort of) with a group of equally self-righteous CEO types and we all felt good about the small contribution we made to the plight of people who are in such dire straits that they don’t have a place to live. We raised some money and...