Why do we keep searching for new information instead of implementing what we already know? Let me explain. Over the last month of so I have been attending quite a few talks and presentations and was sitting there thinking: This person has simply re-jigged the title but is basically presenting … [Read more...] about Why do we keep searching for new information instead of using what we already know?
Most businesses don’t have a plan for future growth. In fact the 2016 BStar SME Research Report found that only 34% of business owners dedicate time to strategic and business planning. This is ironic (and worrying) because those same business owners who were surveyed stated their top concern was … [Read more...] about Business planning that actually helps you grow your business
A great deal of my business life as an advisor and business coach has been working with family businesses. I enjoy working with them and I will share my four main reasons why. Note these reasons can equally be viewed from the perspective of a non-family employee. There are powerful lessons here … [Read more...] about 4 great reasons why family businesses are better
It wasn’t that many years ago that having a long history behind your business was a good thing. Traditions, generations of family ownership, and having a well-known presence in the market were seen as the holy grail for small businesses. They were indicators of success! That’s no longer the … [Read more...] about Why business leaders must take risks to evolve and how to do it safely
Discover the 12 powerful (but non-lethal) weapons you can add to your cache of influencing strategies. When it comes to influencing others – either to accept your point of view, or to do what you want them to do – you have a number of choices. You could take the approach of Arnold Schwarzenegger … [Read more...] about What is your weapon of choice to successfully influence others?