MAY 2020 ANSWER TO THE QUESTION OF THE MONTH: Call one customer before our May meeting and ask, “What is your biggest challenge today or what is your greatest unmet need?

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Call one customer before our May meeting and ask, “What is your biggest challenge today or what is your greatest unmet need?” When talking to customers, I haven’t learned anything new, but it has been validating. Amazon makes it easy to return items, so when customers have issues they don’t understand, they just send the item back saying it didn’t.

APRIL 2020 ANSWER TO THE QUESTION OF THE MONTH: What outside the box idea could you invest in today that could start generating income within the next 60 days?

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What outside the box idea could you invest in today that could start generating income within the next 60 days? I’m creative!  I can come up with a million of those outside of the box ideas!  Realistically I should be promoting my coaching services a lot right now.  I could have more webinars and live streaming Q & A’s that

MARCH 2020 ANSWER TO THE QUESTION OF THE MONTH: If there was a downturn in the economy, what 3 things in your business could be eliminated and your company would still run effectively?

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If there was a downturn in the economy, what 3 things in your business could be eliminated and your company would still run effectively? I’ve started the process already. Walk-ins and phone calls have gone down dramatically.  No need for a receptionist, laid her off last Friday. Stopped all non-essential purchases. May need to cut back hours. Consider eliminating someone

FEBRUARY 2020 ANSWER TO THE QUESTION OF THE MONTH: Describe your most successful technique for getting customers.

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Describe your most successful technique for getting customers. We used to do a lot of advertising.  Now we focus on social media.  I think it’s word of mouth and being consistent in the work we do.  We’ve worked a long time on the sympathy business – people who come in say they can always tell which flowers came from our

JANUARY 2020 ANSWER TO THE QUESTION OF THE MONTH: If you had $1 million to take your business as far as you could go, what would you do with the capital?

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The question this month: If you had $1 million to take your business as far as you could go, what would you do with the capital? I would split it – invest it in marketing and sales. I also would update the equipment and the employees.  See where it was needed the most, there are things that need to be

2019 Around the Table Summary Booklet

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Each year I like to create a gift for my round table members. I take the answers to all of the year’s questions and have a book created. Here is 2019 Around The Table Questions and Answers. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD PDF OF 2019 AROUND THE TABLE BOOKLET

October 2019 Question of the Month-Top 3 Answers

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“The time is ripe for ….?” Leaps forward.  We sit on a lot of ideas in business or personal life and we don’t do them.  We are going into the year 2020, which is really big.  This is about vision clarity.  There will be a big shift in society and how people view things.  There are changes coming.  It’s now