Set and Achieve a Big Hairy Audacious Goal

Rhythm is every business owners friend

Set and Achieve a Big Hairy Audacious Goal One of the absolute ‘pet hates’ for employees… is ‘wasting time’. Recently I wrote about the un-productive nature of linear asynchronous communications, which is a fancy way of saying ‘email’ is killing the productivity of teams… and that collaboration and being able to build and work together […]

mentoring for small business owners

Success in life is about what you create.

Mentoring for Small Business Owners “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”– George Bernard Shaw I was speaking at the launch of the HCL technology mentoring program on Monday and one of the questions that I was asked was – how did you cope with ‘work life balance’… especially with a young family […]

productivity hacks

Productivity Hacks

Productivity Hacks As the first quarter comes to a close I wonder how we are going on making this year a bit easier than the year before. Have you had a few more wins, or made a bit more money? As the months pass most of us realise that the year seems tougher than the […]

increase productivity at work

Let’s talk it through

Increase Productivity At Work Small Business success is about selling ideas, selling products, selling opportunity, selling vision…but you need to do it productively. We are always selling in small business and ultimately selling is about having conversations – because in my belief you cannot sell anything, customers must choose to want to buy. One could […]

It’s a ‘devil’ of a job growing a business

When you start a #business you are full of #positivity and #possibility – you are so driven by #passion that anything seems achievable – you operate on sheer energy. As you grow your business you begin to employ people, and you ‘hope’ that they are as passionate as you… that they truly ‘believe’ in the cause, […]

Love them or they will leave you

It was great to have a $2 million pitch on TEN’s Shark Tank a few weeks ago. It was a business with a track record, a solid customer base and a clear vision for growth. Not to mention Stan Kruss, the founder, was an extremely polished presenter. When Andrew Banks asked Stan, “How would your […]