Traditional barriers to entry including obstacles like price that prevent new entrants into a market no longer exist for selling stuff online. Outsourcing, third-party services, and ecommerce solutions in general encourage small business owners and entrepreneurs to grow a business online. Of course, this makes the market saturated and competitive so products need to stand […]
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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.
Unfortunately most people think self-improvement and life planning is something only people who own Ferraris do. Sadly the vast majority of people spend far more time planning their overseas holiday or buying a second hand car, than they do planning their life and their career.
Most of us get a little down some time or another in winter. There is no doubt that a rainy, cold day without seeing too much sunshine can all play a part on our moods and emotions.
I am constantly amazed that one of the biggest keys to success is so simple, yet so powerful. I truly believe that one of the most powerful tools we have at our disposal is the power to ‘just ask’…
I was given an excellent example of persistence and the results it can bring recently. My wife was watching a kid’s movie on TV with our two boys and some very inappropriate and violent ads came on about half way through.
Some of the most important questions you will ever ask yourself are “Who am I? – Who do I want to be?”
Michael Jordan shares his wisdom.
Values and behavior are a core part of fulfilling our purpose and manifesting our vision. The clearer we are about our values, the more engaged we are with our work and life.
I had the most amazing thing happen a few days ago. I opened my local paper and found a half page advertorial entitled “Making a Difference Before its to Late”. It was penned by a person guy named Glenn and really made me sit up and think.
Today I found an email I had sent to my husband a couple of years ago – it contained tips from a Donald Trump book called ‘The Way to the Top’. All the tips are from Business Leaders – they are true classics in my opinion and worth considering often in good times and when […]
We’ve all had an “Ah-ha!” experience at some stage, you know the “when the penny drops” moment. Today’s Web2.0 business environment is still such an unknown quantity to many it’s little wonder the penny hasn’t dropped there for a large majority.
In these challenging times, new ways of thinking and action are required to keep a business performing strongly.
Momentum is the key for motivating yourself. You wake up, you go to work, come home, watch a little television, and go to bed. What did you learn from the day? Who did you help? How much closer are you to that project that you are working on? If you look at life based upon […]
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
I brought a MAC years ago because I was absolutely frustrated with Microsoft’s operating systems constantly crashing. MAC offered less features – less complexity and it just worked. But now Apple is going the way of MS and adding far too many features to their products thus slowing down a once fast OS and making […]