I’ll give you a tip about the people and businesses that will be successful tomorrow. They are the ones that are actively learning today. Not the ones who think about learning something, but don’t. They are dreamers. Not the ones who vaguely read a book or listen to a podcast and think … [Read more...] about No learning = No value = No future
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