All business owners take risks.
You had to take a risk to start a business, and as you know; the opportunity to take risks is always present and often doesn’t get any easier.
The reality is, to move your business forward you will ALWAYS need to take risks. Right now it may be that one risk that turns into your biggest opportunity.
It’s easy to sit back and look at someone else’s situation... more»
Necessary Elements for Business Growth
Reflecting on the past 10 years of coaching, if I had to pick my top 5 requirements to achieve success, here’s my list:
Your ability to plan, prioritize, know your 80/20 (which 20% of your actions give you 80% of your results) and delegate will be key to your success. Only time spent doing valuable activities counts towards success. No-one achieved their goals by focusing on filing and... more»
Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton
The age old question of which has the greater influence – nature (genetics) or nurture (how we are raised). It is common belief that while the nurture part of us is certainly real, you cannot argue that genetics “is what it is”. That is – your DNA determines what you are.
Well if your open to some new ideas (and concrete science) check out this video by Bruce Lipton. Bruce used to be a... more»
Some Insights on an Effective Bonus System
It’s that time of year when business owners are thinking about ‘how do I reward my team’ or ‘they are expecting a bonus … what do I do?’
I am a believer in sharing the financial rewards with your team. AND I believe it is important that there is some structure and education in place or else it can and usually does lead to entitlement or a misunderstanding what the ‘bonus’ is for.
Focus on What’s Important For Your Business
When Clive wanted more time to be able to work on growing his business what he was really looking for was better leverage. That is ‘get more growth with less of his time invested’. He was currently under leveraged from a time perspective. I asked him this one question …
“What activities do you do now that take up more than 10% of your time that could be done by someone else?”
It took... more»