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A business leader is an important part of any organisation; whether it be small or large. leadership is an all consuming job, it is 24 x 7. Not just a once off activity. Do you consider yourself a leader or a boss? This question doesn’t just apply to the workplace, it can also refer to […]
What makes a great leader? Daily actions can play a huge role in your growth personally and professionally. Too often though, a leader gets caught up in fear, doubt, and criticism when facing critical business decisions that will have a major impact on lives and livelihoods. The truth is what is actually needed is the […]
Trends in the marketplace can assist you to review what others are doing, or what the consumer is wanting right now. This will help you identify areas where your company can improve and maximize its opportunities, while identifying negative factors that may affect your chances of success.
Having a resilient business means you are prepared. Prepared for whatever situations you are faced with in the future. When we look back at the impact Covid-19 had on businesses, it certainly brings it to the fore. The pandemic, has made this term important, yet it has been around for a while. We need business to […]
When we think of leaders, we might be tempted to think of courageous and heroic figures. Ones who led from the front, who were couragious, and risk takers. Today, leading with courage and curiosity is something different to what we know from our childhood. The leader is the person at the vanguard of the army, […]
When you are self-employed Business Health and taking care of your own health is pivotal to the success of your business. People say one of the hardest things you can do is run your own business. Well, from my experience it is also one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever done. Yes, I […]
Business is so often not just the nuts and bolts, it is more about you as a leader. Increase your leadership skills to improve YOU, and the world around you. The word leadership often is equated to political officials, CEOs, military commanders, or even athletes. The fact is we all can be leaders. While it’s […]
As humans we have basic needs – everyone does, and finding ways to increase your business is to trust that this is the case. Connection and Compasion One area of those basic needs is to love and be loved. Or to connect and have compassion. Connection and compassion 2 areas that can be so powerful […]
Setting goals – creating that dream Setting your goals that align with your values for business and life goals creates growth. Manage tasks daily. This video helps you to do just that. Goals are ways of looking at the future that you really want. They are a target to help guide your life. So often […]
Your business strategy has changed. Truthbomb: Things at home can be a bit tricky with everyone there! Especially if you are running a business during these times. So I got to Googling “things to do at home during self-isolation”. Well there you go – the internet is filled with suggestions! Seems I’m not the only one; […]
Technology and business is essential for your success. It is nearly 2020 and I’ve been reflecting on the past 11 years in my business. For some reason a blog that I wrote back in 2013 appeared, and it really gave me a sense of where I’ve come from, and technology! The post started…A reflection of […]
As the leader of your business, you are the front face, the key to the actual business and how it is profitable. Investing to enlarge yourself is one of the most powerful things you can do if you want to lure more money into your business and ultimately your life.
A peer mastermind group is comprised of a small group of business owners and CEOs who meet regularly with the single purpose of helping each other succeed. We have found that small business owners are often on their own, and find they have no one to turn to. Whilst they may have employees, it is […]
Profiling tools have been around a long time. In today’s complex business environment, organisations need to make profound shifts in order to stay competitive. As a business owner knowing how and where people work best can be powerful information for you as a business owner or leader. Some profiling tools such as DiSC have […]
Leadership skills today look so different to what it did when I studied at university some 30 years ago. Back then it was all about being in charge, managing people, delivering value on the product or service you are in charge of, and getting things done. Much like a leader you would think about in […]
No matter how strong you are as a business owner, at some point you will feel the business overwhelm. Unless you take measures to reduce the risk of it happening, it becomes part of the job. As a business owner your stress of workload can be activated by other external (to you) aspects. If you […]
Are you wanting to find your passion? Over the years I’ve worked with many people in helping them to answer this. Last year, I watched a video by Bill Gates (recorded in 2015) where he said a highly infectious virus would create mayhem in the world. He went on to explain that we invest in […]
So often we look at a situation only from one perspective. That perspective, whilst coming from your own experience, is not always the only way to view the situation. What if you could look at it another way?
What if you did a 360 degree turn around and looked it from there?
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So often we think we’ve communicated our message well, yet is it really a missed communication? In life and in business miscommunication and missed communication are two great sources of exasperation. On the weekend I had a situation occur that stopped me in my tracks. Rather than going into the details, the outcome was a […]
As a leader in business it is important we accept that mistakes happen. To build a strong culture within your team you need to know how to apologise effectively and with sincerity. We all make mistakes, and sometimes hurt people through our intentional or by accident behaviour – words or actions. When we are aware of this we need to make amends, and an apology is one of the best ways. Good people sometimes behave badly.