How will you systemise your way to success in 2017?
“Plan done, 3 power words selected, now which 3 character strengths will you engage to shift the big rocks and make it all happen in 2017?” It is time to start putting those 2017 plans to action. Have you... read more
Workplace well-being – what does it take?
As most of us wind down for the holiday season, it is a great opportunity to reflect on where we’ve been and what we have achieved in the last year. It is also a timely opportunity to check on... read more
How well are you feeding your mind?
We’re all familiar with the Food Pyramid (or plate) when it comes to providing our bodies with the nutrients we need. But what about the mind? How well do we nourish it throughout the day? It’s food for thought... read more
Playing small vs starting small
Let me start by saying there is no value in playing small, but there is huge potential in starting small. They are not the same thing, and they get you completely different results. What is Playing Small? Playing small... read more
Why the future is fuzzy
How do you feel about New Year’s resolutions? Do you embrace a new year charged up with good intentions – ready to lose weight, start an exercise program and make your first million bucks? Or do you ignore the... read more
Are your daily habits setting you up for success?
“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly … Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle By definition, a “habit” is: a behaviour pattern acquired by frequent repetition or... read more
New Year business and team planning
Yesterday I met with the general manager of a family-owned business that is facing increased competition by major overseas players. Smartly, the business has successfully niched to where the large companies don’t want to play. However, the company is... read more
How to plan for success in everything you write
Games of Thrones author George RR Martin believes there are two types of writers – the architects who plan everything to the last detail and the gardeners who drop the seed into the ground then watch it grow. Which... read more
Stop multitasking — it doesn’t work!
It’s so easy to multi task, or to think that we are. There are so many things to be done, surely we can manage a couple of them at the same time right? Not quite. The truth is that... read more
Stop overwhelm in one simple step
If you’re suffering from a to-do list that never seems to end and starting to feel overwhelmed, I have a little secret I want to share with you. I know things can get busy when you run a business.... read more
6 Pieces of Advice Entrepreneurs Should Make Time For
As entrepreneurs we are definitely not short of ambition and drive. Time, on the other hand … well, let’s keep this short. Time is precious and one of the reason’s we might overlook some really important advice, advice that... read more
Helping your staff stay happy, engaged, challenged and productive
The success of every business is underpinned by the strengths of its staff and by how well it can keep those staff happy, engaged and productive. Attracting good talent and keeping staff happy, motivated, challenged, engaged and productive is... read more