Inspiration

Is Facebook Your Drug Dealer?

Disclaimer: This post is purely informational. I am not against social media at all. I believe it’s connected the world, given opportunity to many and done a lot of good to bring certain issues to light and understanding worldwide. I believe Social Media should be...

Why Thinking Outside the Box Just Won’t Cut It Anymore

“It’s a cut throat world out there, and in business, it’s simply not enough to be different and unique. Don’t just think outside the box—destroy it completely.” When you started your business venture, surely you had a clear, straightforward vision for your company,...

Up Against the Clock? Better Time Management For Project Managers

Every Project Manager knows the importance of effective time management. People need to run on a schedule and within a structure to achieve maximum efficiency, and efficient people are needed to bring a project to successful completion. As with most things, however,...

The Number 1 Skill You Need to Convert More Prospects to Customers

There are many different emotional intelligence skills that can help you improve sales and turn prospects into customers. One of the biggest is what's called "delayed gratification." Delayed gratification means that you're willing to do the background work before you...

Why EI Is More Important Than IQ

A growing body of evidence suggests that a quality we've overlooked may be more important than we realise. This quality is emotional intelligence and many today believe it's more important for business success than IQ. IQ v. EQ We all know about IQ. IQ stands for...

Emotional Equilibrium

Gain Control of Emotions For Life Success Introduction Do you consider yourself as an emotional person? Do your emotions often get the best of you, controlling your life to the point that you no longer have any idea where you are actually going? Are your emotions the...

5 Things You May Be Doing to Damage Your Business Relationships

Relationships are hard to build and maintain and this makes them even more precious. If you've worked hard to establish your business relationships, you need to do everything you can to protect them. However, there are many things you may be doing to ruin these...

From Door-Knocking to Social Media — The Evolving World of Sales

“It’s time to steer your sales efforts to the direction where it doesn’t lead to your business’ demise. Evolve with the changing times and don’t get left behind.” Change is inevitable. Keep up, or get left behind. Take it to the next level. Okay. Now that you’re all...

10,000 Hours to Success: Why Deliberate Practice Works

“Just clocking in enough hours does not make anyone an expert on anything. Find out what deliberate practice is, and how it can work for you at work, and in life.” Whatever type of work, or whichever industry you may have chosen to be in, you will always want to be...

Four Business Strategies You Can’t Afford To Ignore

Every successful business venture needs a plan and we often call those plans business strategies. Our various strategies can lead us down the road of success or damnation. It all depends on how good the plan is. De-Centralisation The importance of being able to breed...

Destroy Your Business Plan Before Someone Else Does

When you started your business venture, you had a clear, straightforward vision for your company, and a solid business plan to go along with it. Your brand was unique, you were innovative, you saw something that others didn’t and you want to put it out there and make...

Are You Letting Your Emotions Run Your Meetings?

One of the secrets to running effective meetings that most people don't realise is emotion management. When strong emotions are stirred up during a meeting, they can completely derail the meeting and steer it away from its goals. Defensiveness and anger have no place...

10 Ways to Screw Up — What NOT to Do to Get Ahead

The road to success is never a straight line free of mistakes and errors that set us back. Knowing our way around what works and what doesn’t stems from experiencing failures that either delay our progress or bring us crashing back to square one altogether. Setting...

Ready to identify the “friction” in your business?

…so it works simply and with “flow”, so you smile more and start to enjoy the fruits of your labour?