My Blog

7th December 2009

Leadership – Lessons we can learn from Geese

Fact: As each goose flaps its wings it creates an "uplift" for the birds that follow. By flying in a V-formation, the whole flock adds 72% greater flying range than if each bird flew alone. Lesson: People who share a common direction and sense of community can get where they are going quicker and easier because they are traveling on the thrust of another.
4th December 2009

Keeping Cash Flowing in a Down Economy

1. E+R=O - Event + Response = Outcome. Get your mind focused on what you can control and the opportunities that exist. Look for positive influences and people who take this climate as a welcome challenge.
2nd December 2009

18 strategies for hiring the best

Focus on hiring only the best. Make sure you have a written job description. Don’t limit your sources for good employees.
1st December 2009

A customer isn't just for Christmas!

In these difficult times, how do you ensure that you have a steady base of loyal customers through customer loyalty? How do you influence your customers so much that they always opt only for your products or services, and never move to the competition? How do you keep a customer loyal for life – other than offer the lowest price so that they keep coming back to you for just that reason?
30th November 2009

Some Great Job Interview Questions With Answers!

Q. Tell me about yourself. A. This is the dreaded, classic, open-ended interview question and likely to be among the first. It's your chance to introduce your qualifications, good work habits, etc. Keep it mostly work and career related.
29th November 2009

The sale “hinges” on you!

It’s not who you’re calling on, or what you’re selling. It’s how you present yourself. If you sell used cars, computers, perfume at a department store, or million pound yachts -- there’s very little difference in anything other than your earnings. Your ability to excel and be happy in any of these jobs -- including your job right now -- has very little to do with the economy, very little to do with your product, and even less to do with price.The sale hinges on
28th November 2009

20 Tips for Great Newsletter Design

1. Opt-In Page Expectations — An effective content strategy starts with your opt-in process. Be certain you manage subscriber expectations at the start. Describe in a sentence or two the type of content your newsletter contains and the value it will deliver readers. Also provide a link to back issues so that prospective subscribers can see exactly what to expect.
27th November 2009

The Juggling Business Owner!

It’s actually sad to see brilliant and hardworking business owners spin their wheels and not get anywhere because they simply don’t know how to focus. Sound like you? I have coached numerous different business owners who have had Jugglers Syndrome (JS) to varying degrees, so I have learnt the best way to coach them.
26th November 2009

50 Great Lessons to Live by…

Taken from ‘The Way of the Shark’ by Greg Norman * Dreams are the blueprints of reality * Find a better way but don’t take short cuts * Always tell the truth
25th November 2009

The 15 Keys To Running Team Meetings

These are the 15 keys components of an effective and efficient team meeting – whether it’s for management, administration, sales or production. Set a time Make […]
24th November 2009

The Power of NO!!!!

You don't know how to say No to a person then please learn because a single Yes can eat up your fruitful quality time. 1) If you don't know how to say NO, people will take undue advantage of you. At office you will be bogged down with work and others will enjoy while you will be doing their stuff.
23rd November 2009

You don’t have time to be late!!

6 ways to stop being late 1. Schedule and block.Put the appointment in your calendar and block out the duration of the engagement. This way you will not create overlapping commitments that will get you into a time trap.
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