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
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
With Human Rights Day coming up this month (21 March), we thought we would throw out some ideas on how you can be a bit more human. We are being a little tongue-in-cheek, we admit, but we do forget sometimes. We forget not only that we are human, but that others are too. We … Continue reading How to be human and then some …
As a professional you strive to please your clients and leave them with a good impression. And most of the time, you do just that. You know you did a good job. They know you did a good job. But, no one else knows you did a good job. Asking for testimonials from your … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Need Testimonials
BNI's Member Traffic Lights (Power of One Report) and Chapter Traffic Lights are tools that are provided to help members analyse what's working and what's not working, and how we can make it better. This concept is something that all business owners and professionals do in their businesses, usually when strategizing around growth or reviewing … Continue reading BNI Tools: The Traffic Lights
Values play an essential role in Leadership Credibility and Authority. They are at the root of motivation and respect for Leadership: Values are efficient: they help us navigate infinite situations better than any rule book Values are timeless: giving us strength to be consistent even though the pressures of life tell us to be situational. … Continue reading Living the Values in your Leadership
Have you ever asked yourself why you do what you do for a living, thinking beyond the quick answers that you enjoy your profession or that you are good at what you do? Here are some pointers to the factors that, perhaps unbeknown to you, will have served to influence your career choices: What influenced your formative … Continue reading Do you know why you do what you do?
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