‘Run Your Business Better’

Run Your Business Better, Stephen Barnes, Byronvale Advisors, Management consultant, small business advisors

Are you business owner and want to run your business better? This book is specifically for you to help you with the essential information you need to ‘Run Your Business Better’.

Stephen Barnes, Principal Consultant at Byronvale Advisors has been advising businesses and not-for-profit organisations for over 25 years. He has also ‘been there, done that’ as a small business owner too.

From startups to multinational companies, and in a vast array of industries, Stephen brings together in this easy to read and understand book his key concepts to help you run your business better.

Available at major bookshops, online bookstores, from Byronvale Advisors and Major Street Publishing, and in paperback, eBook and downloadable PDF formats.

Stephen Barnes Management Consultant Byronvale Advisors Run Your Business Better Melbourne    

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Small business owners, especially solopreneurs, often find themselves so busy ‘doing the job’ that they allow themselves very little time to think about managing business risks.

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There are only two types of companies: Those that have been…

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Social engineering in cyber-crime

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Stephen Barnes of leading management consultancy Byronvale Advisors outlines some of the common social engineering cons which criminals employ to try to steal your company's cash or personal details

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Planning on offering your staff a pay rise, better benefits, both or neither this year?

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I’m no cyber guru but this I do know – cybercrime is something every business owner and board need to be aware of and prepare for.

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Social media for business – how to manage your content and…

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Social media for business - LinkedIn

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Social media for business - LinkedIn Author and business consultant…

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Protecting cashflow is vital in a small business, and the easiest way to achieve this is to ensure cash keeps flowing without impediment.

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You're about to hear a very timely conversation. In the last episode we spoke with Kerry Boulton about the importance of creating a sales mindset. Thinking big enough to develop our business in a way so that it has some value on the open market. My guest in this episode is Stephen Barnes who is an expert in turning around businesses. He's all about changing the corporate culture from labour-intensive stress factories into high-performing value machines. At this time of year when we are all full of enthusiasm for the opportunities ahead Stephen tells us the top five things we must have to ensure a flourishing company.

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