Suzzanne Laidlaw

From the author

Pump it up

For every sale you make that is higher in value, your average dollar sale will increase and your revenue will grow from ...
Lack of planning restricting SME growth

Failing to plan is planning to fail

Planning is about creating the right recipe for your own version of success and outlining a road map that takes you to w...

Women’s wealth and health as a business owner

If people know it’s important for you to maintain your mental health, or have quiet time at lunch, or be at your kids’ a...
business plan, big picture

The essential criteria of writing a well-crafted business plan

The importance of a business plan is not just the plan itself, but the learning that is gained through the process.

How parents can juggle return to school and return to work

Proactive planning goes a long way in helping working parents balance family and business more efficiently.
Proquo small biz marketplace, small business

The nuts and bolts of running a small business

Any small-business owner should have a clear idea about what they want to achieve for their small business and how they ...

Top five business tips before Christmas

In the midst of the most stressful period of the year here are some business tips on focusing on the key aspects and not...
jobs, revenue

How do you know when it’s time to scale your business?

If you want to build and scale a business, it’s vital to have solid foundations: by establishing fundamental areas of bu...
Thrive not just survive

Business planning to thrive, not just survive

Instead of fumbling from month to month, simple business planning brings passion and fun back into business; usually the...