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Better leader, better business

By Zac de Silva | March 27, 2017

There are many reasons why most businesses do not become a big success. The most recurring reason I see as to why they do not succeed is due to how they are run. We all want to be seen as an effective leader and manager yet so many leaders in business are sabotaging themselves by […]

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My advice to new business owners or managers

By Zac de Silva | February 28, 2017

Whether you have been promoted at work, want to stand out amongst colleagues, bought a new business or are facing some urgent need to change your firm, there will be a right and a wrong speed to make changes.   Everybody wants to stamp their mark and show they’re very capable as a manager or business […]

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Do you know which customers offer you the most scope commercially?

By Zac de Silva | February 15, 2017

I recently read about a software company that had an average user value of $200 per month – a rather reasonable recurring income when you have more than 50,000 paying customers!   Curious, I researched another competing software company in the same sector, that had a like-for-like average user value of $35 per month on a […]

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What you can learn from a bad haircut

By Zac de Silva | February 7, 2017

(This article was first published in the Sunday Star Times and on stuff.co.nz on Feb 5, 2017)   The most successful companies are those who have a great base of repeat customers and get referrals of new customers from existing ones.   Obvious right? But I find many companies should be putting a bigger focus on […]

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Want to be successful in business? Here’s 5 more lessons

By Zac de Silva | February 1, 2017

(Originally published in the Sunday Star Times and on Stuff.co.nz)   There’s nothing like a new year to give you a new focus.   For 2017 I thought of ten points to concentrate on.   Following on from my first five points, here are the rest:   NUMBER SIX    What is your Uber or […]

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