Tag: decisions

Do you really want to be an entrepreneur?

Money. Money. Money. Some of us get excited about it. Some of us get exasperated with it – and the lack of it. So what do you do if your dream business is exasperating you? Here are two options that could offer a solution for you…

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Decisions, Decisions…

Your trusted, but ageing, car has broken down. It’s going to be expensive to repair. Should you scrap it and buy another car? But which make, what model, what colour…how much should you spend? Narrowing down your options makes your decision on the most desirable outcome easier…as Melanie is about to discover.

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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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The frustration of not going anywhere

Having one of those days? Take heart. According to Thomas Edison, ‘Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration’. But how can we cut down on all the blood, sweat and tears? Here’s how to start turning things around…

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The thing about positive thinking

It’s become a bit of a cliché, but ‘there’s no such thing as a problem, it’s an opportunity’ still holds true today. And that’s because problems simply exist in our minds. It’s the way we think about certain things or situations. We all have the power to change that – and it starts with positive thinking!

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What will it take?

What will it take to start and run a business? Is it all about planning, goal-setting and working towards it? Well, not quite, but you’re almost there.

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Everything starts with an action!

How many times have you used that time-honoured phrase ‘Rome wasn’t built in a day’? Not as an excuse for procrastination – but to justify that the goal you’ve set can only be achieved by taking small steps and a series of positive actions to realize the big picture. Whatever you’re building, everything starts with an action!

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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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How to get motivated?

You can’t touch it and you can’t see it. But – wow – can you feel it when you’ve got it! Motivation is that inner feeling – driven by raw energy – that inspires you to act or behave in a particular way. But where does it come from? How do you find it? And how do you make the most of it?

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What to do if things get too much

We’ve all had those moments when we feel on top of the world. But for some of us life starts to become a drag. And we get dragged down with it, further and further. But there is a way through the mist – and here are 16 actions to re-ignite your ‘can do’ attitude and help you climb back to where you want to be.

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How an entrepreneur decides what to do?

When you’re thinking about starting a business, remember that there’s a fine line between doing something that you have a passion for and doing something that you’re good at. And yet, the two can work in harmony while you learn, practice and improve.

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