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. [...]
Negative situations can be drowning for most and it is easy to develop a self pity attitude or as I like to call it a, poverty mindset. Leaders and organisations with a poverty mindset either sink or drown trying to swim, and their battle is not about finding a solution, [...]
You may have limited funds, zero technical experience and a ridiculous idea, but should that stop you from turning that idea into a reality? It shouldn't, because apps such as Facebook, Google, Twitter and many others have proven.
These tech giants, especially Facebook and Google launched as start-ups, even though there [...]
Rumours are powerful and are often understated in terms of the the impact it can have on leadership and organisations. It is important to understand the ability of rumours, as that will determine what we say and how we run our businesses.
Reasons - Jealousy and strife for positions, power [...]
Communication is often overlooked at every level let alone in the professional industries and this can be damaging for business. Poor communication will be detrimental in every area of your business hence why I would always recommend some type of investment in this area. Below, I briefly point out three [...]