Being a father may seem to have absolutely nothing to do with running a business. But we feel there is in fact, a direct commonality. As a father you are essentially a leader and leaders learn hard lessons as they gather their troupes and forge forward into battle. Okay, we are being a little bit … Continue reading Business Lessons taken from Fatherhood
In lieu of Mother’s Day, we thought we would honour the women that have raised us. Whether they be your real blood mothers or a guardian, we are who we are because of them. As an entrepreneur, what skills and lessons have you learnt that have stood by you through thick and thin? We collated … Continue reading 7 Skills you have learnt from your Mother
You’re the best in your industry. Your particular skill level is up there with the big guns. And, it shows in your pay check. Well done! But something that doesn’t show is how terrible you are with other people. You may be the Rockefeller of your specific niche but you’re also the Trump of … Continue reading Why you need to focus on your Soft Skills
Life-long learning does not have to mean you are constantly studying, taking on courses, and writing exams for diplomas, degrees, and the likes. Life-long learning can be approached in a holistic manner. By allowing our minds to be open to new options, new ideas, and new ways of doing things, we can be learning all … Continue reading Life-long Learning: 5 Ways to Realise & Develop your Natural Abilities
Leadership means different things to different people. It does have a lot to do with what age you are and how you were raised. But today leadership has evolved into a magnificent animal, which can be the main driving force behind a successful team. It can also be the downfall. While some say you have … Continue reading Leadership – The Inclusive Leader is Born
Learning to think about your accomplishments differently will help you gain confidence and influence your future more productively.
In the days gone by of no television, no internet, no Facebook and no messaging systems, we definitely read more. We were a more active nation as well but reading a book was by far the most go-to pastime, when not out working. Reading has so many benefits and not only for those just learning … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Read More
Well, isn’t that the joke? Generally, those who have an issue with time management, have an issue with actually getting anywhere or doing anything on time. So, starting early is out of the question! But time management works even better when you plan and start early. And by that we mean take advantage of the … Continue reading Time Management: It’s never too late to start early
I sit and stare at a list of about 100 names, many gathered over the year from short introductions, others from networks, and a few from referrals. I contemplate why I haven’t closed all of these connections. Most were very clear sales, yet alas, I may have only sold to a handful. I … Continue reading Pay Attention to your Sales Cycle
With cancer month upon us, we thought we would ask the question – are you a survivor?