Entries by Dan Beaulieu

GROWING YOUR BUSINESS: Be a little better

by Dan Beaulieu Business consultant To be successful in business you have to find ways to be better. You have to get creative and find ways for your customers to prefer working with you rather than with your competition. Finding new ways to delight your customers can be fun. Actually, being better than your competition […]

GROWING YOUR BUSINESS: Why are you in business?

by Dan Beaulieu Business consultant “Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.” This is the ad that Ernest Shackleton placed in the London Times to recruit the crew of the Endurance that was setting out for […]

GROWING YOUR BUSINESS: Know your competition

by Dan Beaulieu Business consultant We all have competition; we all have people and companies we are competing with vying for the same accounts. The hospitality businesses for example (restaurants, pubs, take-out food places) are all tremendously competitive businesses. As are service companies, construction companies, retail stores and just about every other kind of business. […]