“Let’s face it – 2011 has been another tough year for many small businesses. We started with the chain reaction from the floods in Queensland, the effects of the Global Financial Crisis continue to be felt by some, and for a variety of other reasons, unfortunately, we all know businesses who have become casualties along the way. From what I can see the tourism, hospitality and retail industries on the Coast have been particularly hit with many of them blaming the economy, but it doesn’t have to be this way...”
Bakrnchev says it was during a dismal economy in 1991 that he had a wildly successful turnaround in business, but that it required a dramatic mindset shift and focussing on restructuring his entire approach to business to achieve both growth and time off. In an 18 month period he turned a struggling business with sales of $600,000 to a $3.2m.
“The aim of every business should be to create a bigger life, not a business that takes it away from you. But sadly this is often what happens to small business owners who often move here or live here for lifestyle but end up having ‘no life’. We need to do whatever we can to create robust local businesses and to support them to have a bumper Christmas/summer period this year.”
To help them along, Bakrnchev is offering a free two and a half hour event valued at $197 to small business owners, where he will share his top business turn-around success stories including real life examples and figures from his years in business.
“I genuinely care about the state of the local economy – I live here – so offering some free events to do what I can to help local business owners have an exceptional Christmas/summer period is the least I can do.”
The How To Do Business Right Before Xmas event will take place on the Sunshine Coast, on Tuesday 8 November, 6:27pm – 9pm at Novotel Golf Club, 151 Ocean Drive, Twin Waters and in Brisbane on Wednesday 9 November, 6:27pm – 9pm at Broncos Leagues Club, 98 Fulcher Road, Red Hill. To register go to: http://www.interactivemail.alwaysinteractive.com/
# # #
The Creative Collective is an award winning and full service creative agency based on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland. We have completed contracts on behalf of AusIndustry, DEEDI and have trained thousands of people on topics related to online success.