What other people think - Caring what other people think is the norm in society especially in a time where the competition for success is extremely high. It is completely natural to want to know what other people think about you, your ventures, your successes and failures but they are [...]
The FOUR principles which I mention below have been instrumental in me making the right decision going forward as an Entrepreneur. Soak in them, deepen them uniquely for yourself and your organisation.
Business plan - Your business plan will be a map of how you want to go from A to [...]
The big question is- 'What is Leadership?' Many answers can be derived from this as it is such a vast area. I am going to explore THREE critical ideas which are drawn from my personal experiences on the subject of 'What is Leadership?'. There is nothing complicated or mind-boggling about [...]
Leadership teams are usually placed in a difficult environment and are required to fulfil potential goals and targets under tremendous amounts of pressure. Markets are extremely competitive and in a results orientated business, the goods must always be delivered. Apart from the obvious there are always major personality clashes within [...]
Criticism is an area that is feared greatly by a large number of people, whether in the work place, in a place of business and even social circles. There are people who are fearful of receiving criticism for many reasons including identity issues and confidence. Below I look at three [...]
Entrepreneurs and leaders are consumed with many activities and there are times of crisis where answers are searched for and needed. Below I briefly explore three areas which need to be considered carefully for every entrepreneur and leader. The 3 R's of Business and Leadership!
Reflect - How often do you [...]
Experts in business and leadership all started as beginners, yet they can come across extremely intimidating for those who are early learners. It is vital to understand that the knowledge, value and understanding they accumulated is available for everyone. Below are three areas that maximise growth and learning for any [...]
Having idols is portrayed to be extremely positive in society, whilst I prefer to use the words 'role models', having idols is a serious affair. Below I give 3 dangers of having an idol in the business or leadership realm. They are simple, straightforward errors that we all make and [...]
Leadership is difficult to define as it means different things to different people, but for me it means to be a decision maker which takes people in a direction. Below are 5 things that make that very person or brand.
Honesty - This is may seem obvious to many but it [...]
Transition is inevitable, you cannot prevent it and you certainly cannot avoid it. The reasons are many including market conditions, time, growth and so forth. Below are three problems that leaders and businesses face with transition:
Recognition - The first issue that businesses and leaders face is the one of recognition. [...]