Seven strategies for goal achievement
Participants in the goal achievement workshop at the recent 6th Annual Businesswomen’s Seminar & Expo Day in Melbourne gained new insight into goal achievement by sharing their stories and strategies for achieving goals. They departed with new tools, skills,... read more
Turn Your ”Some Day” Dreams into Real Goals
Do you have a little pile of ”some day” dreams under your pillow? Some day I’ll travel to… Some day I’ll write about. Some day I’ll handle my fear of. Some day I’ll change careers or start my own... read more
Ready, Set, Goal!
When Pat Rafter was a 10-year-old tennis hopeful in Brisbane, he saw the names Rod Laver, John Newcombe and other tennis greats on a plaque at the courts where he played. He decided that one day his name would... read more
An Interview with Samantha Tunbridge
Where did the idea for Glamourpuss originate? I simply couldn’t find anything new that appealed to me. I’d always been a vintage shopper but wanted to have high style things that were shiny and new. I’m such a fan... read more
Interview Your Goals for the New Millenium
Celebrating the New Year and set-ting new goals go hand in hand. Even though nothing really changes from 31 December 1999 to 1 January 2000, the New Year symbolises a fresh start. Time to reassess the goals you have... read more
And so this is Christmas! So celebrate what you have done…
I love the John Lennon song that starts “And so this is Christmas and what have you done?”. It’s a sort of bench-mark for the year and always makes me stop and reflect. This year I really felt I... read more
Are You in a Hurry to Get to the Top?
Has anyone noticed that the world is on fast forward? There is so much to do, so much to read (thanks to the free flow of information via the Internet) and a limited amount of hours to do it... read more
Setting Group and Business Goals Effectively
Make sure everyone has the same interpretation of the goal Without any prior discussion, get each person involved in setting the goal to write down how its achievement will look to them. Then compare notes. Only when you are... read more
What do I hope to achieve by doing what I do?
One of the common dilemmas that I’ve noticed during my 12 years of consulting to small business is that some business owners have com-pletely lost sight of why they decided to go into business in the first place! Many... read more
A business plan is a working document
Every business person knows that every business needs a plan. However, too many companies spend a lot of time and money putting together a business plan that then sits on a shelf and is never seen again. What’s the... read more
Building Your Business? Build Your People.
What an exciting thing to do – develop a business! For me it’s about alchemy – that amazing mysterious process of creating something wonderfully valuable out of bits and pieces. It reads like a recipe book, really. Take one... read more
Business Plans Made Easy
If you don’t know where you’re heading, any road will get you there! Start with a plan. Why do we need to plan? A good business plan will guide your business, help you make informed choices and remain focused.... read more