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Lessons from a muddy island during Brexit troubles

Sep 27, 2019 10:44:03 AM / by Pavlo Phitidis posted in Business Success, SME, Competition, Economy, Building your business

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Having recently returned from a trip to the UK, I reflected on the comments leading up to it, from people that I was scheduled to meet. “Don’t come now, rather delay to November or next year,” they said.
“Why?” I asked.
“Because the Pound has been pounded and our politicians are making a real mess of things and our country is socially divided and our business confidence indexes are at an all time low,” they said.
“That’s everyday life in South Africa,” I responded “and, in that environment, our clients enjoyed an average annual revenue growth of 28.9%.”
After a brief pause… “Come they said, come and let’s understand how to grow a business in choppy waters.”

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3 clustered sales propositions for a tough economy to speed up sales

Aug 23, 2019 11:57:37 AM / by Pavlo Phitidis posted in Asset of Value, Next Level Growth, Business Owner, SME, Sales, Economy

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You might have noticed that it takes longer to get deals done in today’s economy. What took 6 weeks is taking 12 to 16 weeks; what took 3 months is now taking 9 months if not a year. There are many reasons for it, but the reality is that to get deals done, you have sell across three domains.

Today, you need product value propositions, mindset value propositions and economic value propositions. Missing out one of them will double up on the time it usually takes you to do your deals.

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