We all like to play it safe, don’t we? I know that many of us like to think that we’re risk takers. But, in modern society and in what I’ve heard described as ‘the age of consequence’, it seems we’ve become more risk averse than ever before. In some ways the fear of making mistakes … Continue reading Make mistakes and fail. How it can transform your career (and your life).
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It’s fair to say that my job takes me far and wide into all sorts of interesting and different businesses, and every now and then I come across things that makes me curious. This was the case a while back when I was doing some work with a large operational business. As I walked around … Continue reading “Disciplinary action will ensue.” Would hearing this really motivate you?
A quick shout out to all the entrepreneurs, small business owners and start up operators out there today who are… Watching their ‘to do’ list grow and grow no matter how smart they think they’re working Bogged down on a task that is so un-glamourous that they wouldn’t dream of making a social media post … Continue reading An ode to all the entrepreneurs. You’ve got this!
Motivation… It’s a funny thing. We all want to feel motivated. Some people strive for it more than others. Some appear to naturally have it, while others seem to never have it. Or, like the majority of us, life comes with its ups and downs to the point where we find ourselves from time to … Continue reading How about you push all the motivational quotes to the side and ask yourself – what would really motivate you?
I did some great work this morning. I finished off a piece that I’d been procrastinating over for a while now. For some reason I could never quite obtain that level of inspiration that I knew was needed to finish it off to the standard it deserved. But, this morning that inspiration flowed freely and … Continue reading Getting super productive today… thanks to my morning run.
Ok, so you consider yourself an entrepreneur. You’ve created a great small business there. You’ve worked your butt off. You’ve probably dedicated more hours to it than you care to even think about, and you should be damn proud of yourself. Absolutely! Throughout all those hours you’ve spent with your head down working away, how’s … Continue reading Can exercise make you a better entrepreneur and make your small business even better as well?
It’s fair to say that my job takes me far and wide into all sorts of interesting and different businesses, and every now and then I come across things that makes me curious. This was the case a while back when I was doing some work with a large operational business. As I walked around … Continue reading I doubt hearing “Disciplinary action will ensue.” would really motivate you. Would it?
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote the blog post ‘Are you bored? No, you are curious.’ The crux of the post was that by substituting the word ‘bored’ for ‘curious’, we can completely transform our mindset. The engagement levels have been fantastic. In fact, it has proven to be one of my most popular … Continue reading Seriously, who’s searching for ‘bored’?
Yep, it’s happened to all of us. When we’re faced with obstacles, we lose our focus and drive. As an entrepreneur or small business operator, you’re faced with challenges of every magnitude on a day-to-day basis and at times it’s hard not to feel powerless and scared. But, being your own boss is a rewarding … Continue reading How motivated are you feeling today?