Small talk is a normal part of our daily lives. Sometimes we make small talk because we’re bored, like when we discuss the silly tabloid magazine headlines with the person next to us in line at the grocery store. Other times we use small talk to be social or to fill a conversation gap, like when there are just two people in the break room at lunch.
Recently I discussed the concept of without attachment with a colleague here in New Zealand, which essentially means emotionally detaching from the outcome of a situation, to enable a higher focus on the process.
For small business owners to succeed in New Zealand there is a cultural requirement to be altruistic, and the difference between success and failure is based on whether you are interested in helping yourself, or helping others.
This post contains 9 common small business blunders, are you making any of these?
For many business owners time is as precious, and sometimes seems as scarce, as money. Striking a balance between work and personal time can be a constant struggle.
In an increasingly-competitive job market today’s employers often have to filter through hundreds or perhaps even thousands of applications for every job vacancy.
Have you ever wondered why businesses frequently change their logos, decor and uniforms. What was wrong with the old look? Everyone knew who they were and what they did. Why the need to change?
Do you lead out in life from the essence of who you are? Or do you lead out according to the external expectations the world places on you?
Before you start your day, your sports game, present to your team members or enter into any situation that may create a state of fear or anxiety take a moment to re-connect into your “Inner Zone of Excellence”
How many times have you heard that expression? I wondered where it came from so I “googled” the quote and found that it has been attributed to several prominent people.