How many times has something bad happened to you but then later or the next day or even week the bad event was actually catalytic in something amazing? Running late for a meeting, stressing and panicking and when you finally get going you pass the scene of an accident that happened a few minutes earlier. … Read moreIt’s all in perspective
Really we are! Use a palm reader as an example. They can’t really read your palm. They just have a script that works well for most people. They tell you what you want to hear and outline a couple of things that would or could pertain to you. That’s why you make what they say … Read moreWe are all the same.
This is not a pageant. It’s business. So you don’t need to win the congeniality award. Being a leader means making the tough choices. No one ever said running a business was easy. Equally you don’t have to be liked by everyone. There is a difference between being liked and being respected. Aim for the … Read moreLose the popularity contest!
Nope not contempt. Actually. The answer is nothing! Let me explain. When a relationship between employer and employee moves towards the familiar zone the willingness to learn or acquire knowledge diminishes. Take training. If you are in the training business your staff are likely not going to ask you for advice. Why? Well for them … Read moreFamiliarity breeds …
Yes there is a typo but it looked better than spelling king; cing. As people and more so, highly motivated business people we tend to have bigger highs and lows than most. So if we do something and don’t see the results straight away we give up or feel deflated. This is normal and this … Read moreKonsistency is King
Yes you read correct. They will. You see more people will be happier when you are gone than those that will be sad. I know this sounds terrible but when you are successful or famous you have envious people and competitors and just those that are anti everything successful. So if only a handful of … Read moreThey will celebrate your death!
We all know how farmers toil the fields and sometimes leave them empty for a season to ensure they recover and carry on being fertile for seasons to come. We are no different. If we are not being productive in a job we get fired. If we don’t meet a deadline we get fired and … Read moreTime to prune!
The true mark of a great leader is someone who gets his team to think for themselves, do for themselves and most importantly of all , be themselves. A leader doesn’t tell you what to think. They need to get you to do the thinking and listen to what you have to say. If people … Read moreLeaders facilitate; Motivation dictates
If you don’t have a sister or daughter that has been in the Girl Scouts or not living in America then this may be strange to you. The Rule of 3 is how the Girl Scouts close the sale of their cookies (biscuits) outside shopping centres, libraries , hell anywhere. It simple: Don’t take NO … Read moreWant to buy some cookies?
Then you are failing! Comfort means content and content means you not doing and not doing … well you get it. Success comes from being uncomfortable. You have do the stuff you don’t want to do. Doing this will make you successful because if you do that which others don’t want to do then you … Read moreAre you comfortable?