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Are You An Inspired Leader?

“It’s better to hang out with people better than you.  Pick out associates whose behaviour is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction, says Warren Buffett.” Emulate the behaviour of someone whom you have identified as an extraordinary leader.  This is the best way for you, as an entrepreneur, to learn and acquire […]

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When To Use An Expert

Stick to your knitting – that was the best advice I received when I started my business. Focus on the product or service you are providing and outsource your specialist requirements to an expert. Particularly as a start up, you may try and save money by attempting your own accounts or legal structuring.  You don’t, […]

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Boost Your Confidence Via Your Posture!

Being confident is a wonderful feeling and in turn seems to attract positive experiences.  It can relax you, give you clarity of thought and as a result, make your interactions with those around you far more productive.  In contrast, you probably experience days when you feel that you lack confidence and are just not “in […]

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#1 Start Up Success Factor – It’s Not What You Think!

Thought I’d share with you a 6 minute TED talk by Bill Gross.  He’s identified the most critical factor in the success of a new business venture – and you may be surprised by his findings (I certainly was!) A serial entrepreneur, Bill Gross is the founder of Idealab, an incubator of new inventions, ideas […]

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Harness Your Creativity

You may have grown up believing that you are not creative.  In fact all of us are creative – we just need to know how to tap into our creativity and unleash its potential.  Here are some techniques to help you get your creative juices flowing. Be an Explorer Continuously seek new ideas and approaches; […]

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Reinvent Yourself

When should you consider a change in career or your life?  When is the best time to launch a new product? The answer: when you are experiencing success.  It’s then that you have the enthusiasm and energy to channel in a new direction. Initiate a Second Curve I’ve recently been reading a book by management […]

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Effective Technique (and a GIFT) To Manage Your Business Stress

Below is just one of the stress relief exercises recommended by Bridget Edwards, a good friend of mine and author of the self-help and practical book, “Stress Gone!” Although this technique is simple, don’t underestimate its efficacy.  It’s also sufficiently discreet for you to use whenever and wherever you’re feeling anxious; be you about to […]

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Go The Extra Mile in 2016!

What differentiates you from your competition?  How can you make that lasting impression on your customer to secure their unwavering loyalty Make sure you deliver on your promise We’ve all had that experience – a company states that its customers come first and then when we have a problem with their product or service, we […]

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Discover in 5 Minutes What Makes You Tick!

Have you ever wondered why you do what you do?  Why do you react in a certain way? What drives your decision-making, both in your personal and business life? It’s that time of year when we relax, kick off our shoes and perhaps do a little self-exploring. With this in mind, I’ve just completed the […]

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