Archive for the ‘motivation’ Category

When we set up in business we often have so much to do that in that process itself that our attention is pretty scattered.

In my last post, Do not stand alone, I took a look at workplace bullying, what exactly is bullying and how to spot a bully within your company/team. So just what type of impact can bullying behavior have on…

Picking up from my previous blog, I mentioned the need to identify a plan of action to break the cycle of being the “go-to” person to solve other people’s problems. So, let’s tease out the problem solving process…

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Alva Edison. There are millions of people with brilliant ideas that never become real…

What makes someone who would prefer to be an employee become a business owner? Well there are many reasons and I’m sure you will know some people who fit into these descriptions, do add others that I have omitted from this list…

As a business owner or manager, when someone comes to you with a problem, what’s your first reaction? Sit down and tease it out with them? Determine what they are looking for from you?

At some point in our lives many of us (myself included) have had some experience at the hands of a bully, be it the school yard bully or a workplace bully, but whichever way, the feelings of isolation and…

In the U.S. they call it face management. This is to describe those managers who think that they need to see your face or at least to be in or near your space, so as to ensure that you are doing your work…

“I wanna be a (insert your own wanna here) so much”. This is a phrase I hear quite a lot in my line of work. My reply to that is always “So what is stopping you?”

When a business is challenged to stay afloat, the temptation can be to exaggerate capability. Capability to deliver to our customers on what they have looked and paid for. The trick is to ensure…