Tag: changemaker

The Art Of Leadership

If you’re in charge of people at work – or in any organisation – and want to be successful at it, then learning about the Art of Leadership should be high on your agenda.

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How To Stay Motivated As A Start-Up

Starting a business is quite a task. There is so much to learn, to do and to take care of. Starting-up can be quite draining and leave you without any motivation or drive to keep going.

All first-time start-ups go through that process. If that is you, you’re certainly not alone. What if I would tell you that this doesn’t have to be like that? Starting-up can actually be really fun and very rewarding.

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Career choices after 40

You don’t have to be an under-achiever or unhappy with your work. But there comes a time in life when you start to get those niggling thoughts about a new challenge. How would you prepare to change your career for the better?

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Why Some Goals Don’t Work

Sometimes it’s easy to find excuses for not achieving our goals. Perhaps the goal is not that important: ‘Oh, I’ll sort it next week’. Sometimes it’s too ambitious: ‘You expect me to climb that mountain on my own?’ But there are other reasons why goals work for some and not for others – and the answer is in simplicity…

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What stops you?

Have you ever wondered why some people are successful and others not? Why some are sometimes successful and at other times not?

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Why giving up is not an option

Popularized by Billy Ocean’s chart-topping hit in 1985 – but attributed to Joseph P. Kennedy (father of US President John F. Kennedy) – the phrase “When the going gets tough, the tough get going” is the backstop for all entrepreneurs for whom giving up is not an option. Is that you?

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How a change maker works

How do you get your customers to love you as much as you love them? When you think about it, you’ll find part of the answer within the question. But it’s not just your wonderful product or service that your customers crave for. It’s the value you create in your role as a change maker.

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How to start your business without being scared?

With all the courage, confidence and creativity needed to start your own business, you’re raring to go. But then something in the back of your mind says “what if…?” Is this really such a good idea? Do I really want to step into the unknown? It’s only natural to have a dose of the fear factor. But there are ways you can overcome this – and live the life you really want to lead.

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Why is change so hard?

Like it or not, change is happening all around us every minute of the day. And there, we have a choice. Go with the flow and accept that those changes will happen anyway. Or become the instigator that puts you in control of the changes you’d like to see in your life? Isn’t it time you had a change of mind?

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Are You An Entrepreneur?

In some shape or form, entrepreneurs have been part of the fabric of society for millennia. But how do we define who is and who isn’t an entrepreneur? By definition, it’s not easy: the role of the entrepreneur has evolved through the years. Not just as a part of society, but actually shaping the world that we live in. However you look at it, life as an entrepreneur is all about value!

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What is success for you?

Measuring success and describing success bring their own set of challenges. After all, success means different things to different people. But how do you explain the true meaning of success to an eight-year-old who is hungry to know all about it?

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How can we find happiness, fulfillment and freedom in our ever-changing world?

Like it or not, change is happening all around us. Day turns into night. Spring turns into summer. Ans where time and nature are concerned, we have no control of those changes. In other aspects of our lives we do have the power of change. Not interested in that TV programme? Grab the remote and change it…or just bark out a voice command to your AI device. But what about changes in your life? That takes courage. Have you got what it takes?

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Ready for a change?

For some, the very word ‘change’ rings alarm bells. It heralds uncertainty and insecurity. For others, it means a new challenge and new opportunities. How do you embrace change?

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And what do you do?

Is it rude to ask someone what line of work they’re in? Certainly not! But knowing how to answer the question needs refining. Can you get it down to 10 words – or even three?

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How can you gain influence?

It’s more than 80 years since Dale Carnegie’s self-help book ‘How To Win Friends and Influence People’ was first published. It remains one of the best-selling books of all time. Understanding and applying the principles of Influence has been one of the roots of success for millions of business owners around the world. Isn’t it time you put your influential skills to work?

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Take back your Agenda

If the first thing you do in the morning is to look at your emails or messages, you need to step back and rethink your life. Looking at emails or messages from others is just a reaction based on actions from others and never planned. Be yourself, be authentic and enjoy the freedom this will give you.

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Am I an entrepreneur?

If you’re tempted and excited about the prospect of becoming an entrepreneur, how do you know if you’ll measure up to the challenges that await you? There’s no exam, template or boxes to tick that will guarantee you success – but there are certain personal characteristics that will determine how your journey might begin.

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