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Are you in or out? Decide at the start of 2019, but don’t waste time!

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed small business guru Pavlo Phitidis, the founder of Aurik Business Accelerator.

Phitidis asked a few vital questions:

Are you going to stick around?

Are you going to invest in your business?

Whether in or out, he has some advice to craft a winning strategy.

For more detail listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for quotes from it).

Are you going to stick around? Are you going to invest? When you say, ‘Let me see’… you have no control…

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

Take 2019 to simplify your business. Don’t try to be everything to everyone… Specialise on problems…

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

You’ve got to build a selling system… You’ve got to be continuously selling, and it’s impossible for one human being to do it alone…

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

You’ve got to build a friendly relationship with technology…

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

You need to make investments in people… employ people… as system operators…

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

If you decide you’re out… When you come back next year… get a valuation… you’re in for a massive shock… you’ve made a decision, build a business to get out… as you approach the valuation you need… a year before you hit that you need to find a buyer…

Pavlo Phitidis, Aurik Business Accelerator

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