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Have you ever wondered why you don’t always feel as grown up and confident as you’d expect? Have you struggled to make significant changes in your life? Are relationships a battleground of hurt, outbursts and the silent treatment? The answer could be found in your unconscious blueprint. This is the internal image you hold of [...]
The mood you are in at any given moment in time will affect everything going on, in and around you. When I refer to moods, I simply mean emotional states, such as happy, motivated, curious, sad, excited, confident, or highly energised. The mood you choose to be in will influence others, so choose wisely, depending [...]
Sometimes, particularly in small business, it can seem you are doing a great deal for not much return, that is, of the hard cash kind. It can be easy to get fed up, resentful and lose enthusiasm, which in turn puts potential customers and clients off, starting that downward spiral. Once you realise there are [...]
Without question, the most valuable assets in any people-driven organisation and paradoxically often the most undervalued assets – are the individuals and teams that bring alive the organisation’s culture, values, goals, strategies and profits. To motivate individuals, it is vital that leaders invest the time to genuinely get to know the people within the business [...]
Whether you are a solo operator, leader of a large multi-national corporation, or anything in between, you still depend on a team to build success. While it’s a lot less visible if you own your own business, you still have a team working with and for you. To what degree do your people support your [...]
I was driving into the city and traffic being what it was, we were crawling along. I was thinking about my business and about the objectives I had set for the year. I happened to look out the side window and saw the name of the street we were passing – Beehag Street. Even though [...]
Remember the old Monkey Bars at school, and how you had swing yourself across the rungs? The timing was crucial, and the secret was to keep moving. Hesitate too long and your weight loosened your grip and you dropped to the ground, having to start all over. The key to change is being able to [...]
While we can always use a bit of inspiration through great vision and motivational conversations, there is only one thing that will ultimately give you an experience of power, satisfaction and achievement. And this ‘taking action with integrity’. Not integrity in a moralistic sense, but doing what you know needs to be done (or not [...]
What sort of future you are working toward?
Now, more than ever, we need to engage in critical thinking about the future we want to create. The current global circumstances demand we be smarter than ever but how do we approach this?
Starting and running a business is not a game. Being self-employed is a serious business and one of the most important factors for success is the personal commitment of the founder or owner. (This does not mean that it can’t be fun though!) Each year more and more new businesses are started and each year [...]