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About alexpettybiz

We educate and inspire business owners to realise the potential in themselves and their business. The way we do it is to help make businesses easier to run, more profitable and more fun. We believe in coaching at every opportunity to help business owners succeed. What can we do for you?

How a smile and a cheery attitude gets you noticed

Having recently been on the receiving end of some very friendly and happy service, I can attest to how good it feels. I can’t think of anyone that doesn’t respond well to genuine, happy people. At our local supermarket (part of … Continue reading

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Social media is not necessarily the best place to vent your personal thoughts

It may seem obvious; so why do people still do it? Social media is a great platform to share your thoughts on all sorts of topics.  We share everything from phots and videos of cuddly cats to strong political beliefs; … Continue reading

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‘How To’ Coaching series – Activity 3

Chapter 1 Destination – choose your own way This is part of the ‘How to’ coaching series.  An ongoing series of activities to make your business successful.  Follow it step by step and see positive results as you develop a robust business model … Continue reading

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‘How To’ Coaching series – Activity 2

Chapter 1 Destination – choose your own way This is part of the ‘How to’ coaching series.  An ongoing series of activities to make your business successful.  Follow it step by step and see positive results as you develop a … Continue reading

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‘How To’ Coaching series – Activity 1

Chapter 1 Destination – Choose your own way This article is part of the ‘How to’ coaching series.  An ongoing series of activities you can use to help make your business more successful.  Follow it step by step and see positive results as … Continue reading

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Growth or survival – your choice

Given a choice, what would you prefer?  To have a JOB (just over broke) or a business that really rewards your efforts? It may seem a bit of a dumb question – Surely you’d like a successful business that provides … Continue reading

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Who’s stupid now?

With all the recent announcements from national retailers of their losses and upcoming closures, it made me think as to why they are in trouble. There are lots of experts saying about changing markets and internet sales. There was even … Continue reading

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