Tag: mind

How curious are you?

It all starts at around the age of two years old when we learn the power of the word “why”. Our brains are like sponges at that age, pushing our curiosity and thirst for knowledge beyond ever-changing boundaries. It’s a word we should never lose sight of – especially if we’re seeking success as an entrepreneur.

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The Power of Meditation in Business

Why is meditation such an important part of contemporary business culture? It’s not just about releasing pressure. It’s about creating a mind that’s fit for the task – and bringing value to the way you do business.

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Are You Willing?

I guess like most people you’ve set yourself some goals for this year and you will probably do the same for next year. Have you

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The Thing About Habits

Many books have been written about habits, starting with authors like Stephen R. Covey with his book “The seven habits of highly effective people” or

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How to become a good leader

Gandhi. Churchill. Mandela. Cleopatra. Lincoln. All instantly recognisable for their leadership qualities through an ability to influence and inspire. None were born as leaders. But they all made the decision to become not just a leader – but a great leader.

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Searching For My Task Manager

I am a very busy person and always have lots of things on my mind. It’s not that I want to be busy, I can’t help it. The side-effect of always being busy is stress and lately that stress has come out in ways I don’t want to deal with.

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How To Be Perfectly Disorganized!

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?

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How to go it alone

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.

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A Question Of Doubt

Did I really do the right thing? Why isn’t this working? If you feel like your business and life aren’t going to plan, then don’t let uncertainty get the better of you. Ask the right questions and you’ll find a solution.

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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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If you don’t ask you don’t get!

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?

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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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Bankruptcy: what’s next?

Bankruptcy is more than scary. Imagine that all you ever worked for could disappear overnight…just because you didn’t get it right. But treating it as more of a setback and a learning experience can be your inspiration for success in the future.

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Who and Where Are You?

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.

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Do you really need a Business Coach?

If you want to be successful in business, you need to be the best you can be in your field. But as your start-up gains momentum – and you become increasingly involved in all aspects of the business – how do you acquire the skills and knowledge to survive in the future?

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Happiness and Mindfulness

Happiness is wonderful. It’s also intriguing. Can we – or should we – be happy all the time? And how do we measure happiness? We all have different views on pursuing happiness. What’s yours?

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Goals – The Good and the Bad

Why is it that so many of us are notoriously bad in meeting the goals we set? Of course, we’re only too quick to spout our excuses: lack of motivation, clarity and accountability being the usual suspects. But you can change all that by following four golden rules to set the right goals.

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