Remarkable as they are, our brains can only hold four to five things at a time. If everything we do is happening in our head, we have to make a decision which one is important enough at the time to be kept and which one we need to let go. So, how do we get organized when our brains are permanently overloaded?
Starting and successfully running a business without any competition might seem like an unusual – if not impossible – way of making money. And yet, it’s a concept that can and does work, if you know the ‘what’ and the ‘why’ of the business you’re actually getting into.
Whatever line of work you’re in, have you ever thought about why you’re doing the job that you do? Is it for the money, is it the career path or is it something else? Think a little deeper and you’ll find that what you’re actually doing is part of a chain in a problem-solving process. But have you ever thought about what problem you would like to solve? The world awaits you!
if you decide to go it alone, you will need to become seriously analytical about your business. You also need to be ready for action, immediate action, no delay. It’s going to be like jumping into cold water, getting straight out again, write down the temperature and describing the general feeling and the result of the jump.
How big is your ask? It may not be as big as you think – if you know how to ask the question. More to the point, asking the question rather than not asking – for fear of rejection – actually increases your chances of a positive response. Would you like to learn more?
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…
Have you ever asked yourself the question who and where you are? If so, what was your answer? Depending who is asking, we describe the things we believe they would like to hear. So, if you have a destination in mind and are looking for ways to get there, make sure you know who and where you are.
Finding your niche means much more than coming up with a business idea. You need to be absolutely clear about the value you will be creating for your customers and define your target market with precision. Get your positioning right – and your customers will love you!
We all know that we can’t be in two places at the same time…yet. But even being in one place, is that the right place as far as that well known maxim of right product, right place, right promotion and right price is concerned? And being in the right place isn’t just about a physical location…
Identifying your niche market is a very important part of your start-up journey and one of the main deciding factors for the direction and success of the business. To better understand the idea of niche marketing you need to decide what is going to work best for you from the beginning.
You have to admire couples who celebrate 60 or more years of marriage. Personality, loyalty and commitment are among the many reasons for their successful and long term partnership. But how does it work in business? And just how do you find the right partner?
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!
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?