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Articles by Matthew Needham

Matthew Needham is the founder of the Big Red Tomato Company. He shows businesses how to grow by improving business processes and reducing costs. He is a business change specialist, consultant, small business coach and interim manager. You can find out more by clicking on the about tab.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Business Owners
Monday, 30 Oct, 2017 – 6:00 | No Comment

 

7 Habits of Highly Effective Business Owners
Back in 1988, author Stephen Covey wrote the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – an holistic, people centred approach for dealing with personal and professional problems. But what …

8 Reasons Not To Hire A Business Coach
Wednesday, 25 Oct, 2017 – 6:30 | No Comment

8 Reasons Not to Hire A Business Coach
Whilst it is true that a business coach will make you work harder and progress much faster than you would do if you were on your own, a …

How to save Kindle highlights and notes into Evernote
Monday, 23 Oct, 2017 – 6:00 | Comments Off on How to save Kindle highlights and notes into Evernote

How To Save Kindle Highlights and Notes into Evernote
In this post, you will learn how to save your kindle highlights and notes into Evernote from your desktop or iPhone;
I’ve always been an avid note taker …

What does a business coach do?
Friday, 8 Sep, 2017 – 19:56 | Comments Off on What does a business coach do?

What does a business coach do?
As a business coach, “what does a business coach do?” is one of the most common questions I get asked.
Put simply, a business coach works with the business owner or …

Invoice Payment terms explained
Sunday, 27 Aug, 2017 – 2:50 | Comments Off on Invoice Payment terms explained

Invoice payment terms (sometimes written as terms of payment) are the payment conditions in which businesses conduct business with one another.
Typically, these terms relate to the amount of time you have to pay the invoice …

How much does business coaching cost?
Tuesday, 4 Apr, 2017 – 19:44 | Comments Off on How much does business coaching cost?

Other than “what is business coaching?”, one of the first questions I get asked when I speak to a prospective client, is how much does business coaching cost?
Although, that is probably not the real question …

How to solve the biggest problem with your business portfolio
Monday, 20 Feb, 2017 – 6:00 | Comments Off on How to solve the biggest problem with your business portfolio

Simply put, your business portfolio is the collection of products or services provided by your business.
In my experience, the biggest problem facing most small businesses is understanding which products or services  generate the most cash. 
Big …

The Dip: When to Quit (and When to Stick)
Monday, 5 Dec, 2016 – 13:04 | Comments Off on The Dip: When to Quit (and When to Stick)
The Dip: When to Quit (and When to Stick)

There comes a time in every business owner’s life that they experience “The Dip”.
You might not know that is what it’s called, but you will definitely experience it at some point in your business life.
The …