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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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Effective communication is one of the keys to success, and when you’re good at it, people notice. Being an effective listener is critical in your role as a leader. Communication is so much more than just speaking to someone. It involves listening and also your tone and body language. I remember when I was a […]
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.
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.
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 […]
You will benefit from the strength of the group. Each person comes with their own life and business experience, and whilst you might think they can’t help you, the reality is totally different. Help and support come in spades if you take the time to ask for it.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
As the events of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) unfold it is becoming clearer to me that industry was about to shift in a significant way. Let me say, I’ve been trying to convince businesses to go online for years – but now things will happen super-fast.
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?
Are you still with me?