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Monday Muse
“If you think you can, or if you think you can’t, you’re absolutely right!” Henry Ford.
Posted on 30 Nov 2009 by Proactive Paul

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More Profit in Less Time – The Wednesday Tip
We are told that Henry Ford once said that if he was down to his last dollar he would spend it on advertising. Many business advisors will tell you that it’s all about marketing and (in the case of B&Q or Ryan Air) you can even run a business on the basis of a marketing message alone. I was told to …

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[8 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

The Monday Muse
In the UK, we have a propensity for telling jokes about the Irish. And they are always connected with the question of intelligence. Whereas in mainland Europe, the jokes that circulate widely are about the Belgians.
So, what is the most famous thing to ever come out of a union between Ireland and Belgium? You’d be amazed . . . it’s Henry Ford!
Proactive Paul The Proactive Accountant Dot Com

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[21 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

Tuesday Financial Focus
Every so often I get a call from a client who says that they need advice on how to reduce expenditure. Experience tells me that they are asking the wrong question. What they are trying to say is that cash is tight and they want some more cash. So the key is to boost income.
Yes, I know you’re going to say that trimming expenditure is a worthy goal; and it is. However, in times like these, boosting income is a worthier goal and is probably going to acheive …

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[31 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

Tuesday Financial Focus
Henry Ford once said “if I was down to my last dollar, I would spend it on marketing”! And, it took me a long time to learn about the importance of marketing.
Albert Einstein once said “everything should be made as simple as possible, and no simpler than that”! Both Henry Ford and Albert Einstein feature on page 1 of the Operations Manual at Proactive, to remind us of the importance of simple core values like these.
Does your business have a marketing plan? Does it have a business plan …