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They say that every problem has a solution...right? Well yes but often it’s how do we think about solutions when there are so many obstacles that seem to compound themselves in business. Whether it is staff, cashflow, marketing , conversions, stock control and list goes on, the key is to start by using the following strategies in order to take control and deal with any obstacle that throws itself at you. As you know there will always be problems it’s how we [...]
If you’re a business owner, you’ll know more than anyone how stressful and all-consuming it can be. You can find yourself thinking about your business all day every day, and find it hard to switch off and relax - during those few times you do allow yourself some time off! Whether you’re already full swing into running your own business, or you’re thinking of starting one up, this post will help you understand the key principles to designing a business and a [...]
The 5 things I learned from the most respected US Navy Seal in History Jocko Willink (The film "Sniper" was based on the sniper in his unit). I wanted to share with you a really cool book that I have been reading about one of the most decorated warriors to be part of the US Military machine - Jocko Willink. I mean this man is a warrior He has been involved in major conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan and has been responsible [...]
Running your own business - whether you’re in the start-up phase or five years down the road - is no easy task. Often, it can feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. That’s why it’s important to use the hours you do have selectively, and as efficiently as possible. So instead of trying to work 18 hour days, why not work smarter in a shorter number of hours? Increasing productivity in your business isn’t rocket [...]
In life, what you focus on is what you end up attracting. Focusing on negative thoughts and worries only drains your energy levels and keeps your mind filled with all of the things you don’t want to happen. What we need to remember is when we’re angry, frustrated, sad, worried or stressed, it doesn’t help to solve any of our problems; in fact, it only aggravates them and ruins our present state of mind. And often we choose to perceive many events [...]
It’s interesting how a PR company (as a hoax) researched that one of the hardest (most depressing day) in the calendar year is JAN 15th… Now they also created this fun formula. I think in Australia we can safely say that the weather part is incorrect, however I think it may actually add even more depressing feelings (going to the office and it’s a super hot day) Now on the more serious side…. Have you been victim of feeling under the weather [...]
“Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.” – Albert Einstein What is mastery? Only a select few are deemed masters of their craft, implying they have reached the very top of their game, respected by all others in that field. It applies to all vocations of life - business, leadership, sports, design, technology, and hospitality to name just a few. [...]
Two Days, Two Titans, Two shows and what Sin city showed me about me, my business and the power of positioning your business to sell I’m standing outside the little coffee shop at the Montelucia Resort in Scottsdale Arizona while attending one of my most favourite US events - The Genius Network annual event with over 300 of the world best Entrepreneur, movers and shakers, my friend and badass Roland Frasier ( I mean he rolls everywhere in a private jet and [...]