As a management and executive coach I spend a good amount of time helping folks understand the “little” things that […]
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We all know that it can be difficult enough to manage a business, even more so in this current climate. Now add to that mix raising young children while doing just that, and many people would raise their hands in despair and want to pull their hair out! In this post I hope to dispel the myth of the Supermum and explain why so many mothers should quit chasing the fairytale.
Basic human needs are the fundamental aspects of human nature. Values, beliefs, and customs differ from country to country and […]
As someone reared in South East Asia in a Eurasian household, the controversy over Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother and the recent BBC documentary Meet Britain’s Tiger Mums, made me reflect on the cultural values I took for granted on both sides of my heritage
When you realize you are having that bad day does your enthusiasm for continuing your work day wane a bit? Do you question whether it is worth it to continue on? Do you realize that your attitude is affecting your commitment? Is it worth adjusting that attitude?
The old expression, ‘the customer is always right!’ is BS and if you truly believe in your offering, then you have to make a simple decision – stand strong in certain situations and turn that individual away, or perhaps make too many ‘exceptions’ and sacrifice what you and the company stands for.
Sam* is a typical small business owner but he is exhibiting the 3 signs of a pre-leader. Increasing your self-understanding and learning to take the sky view of your business is essential to effective leadership.
The world of business is rife with clichés – we’ve all used them. As a marketer, I am almost expected to use them. I feel that they are used as a buffer to cover up a lack of knowledge in a certain area or to try and ‘impress’ people
This is the time of the year where most people have moments of nostalgia; we look back on the past with Rose Tinted glasses and reminisce about the good old days, phrases such as ‘no school like the old school’ and ‘they were the good old days’ float around.
That is the question…. However it’s a question that seems a little clouded regarding the Office Christmas Party, in the following article I hope will give a few guidelines to those who will attend their office party the stress free way. But also for companies/businesses on how they expect their staff to behave at such events.