There is a myth that entrepreneurs are born that way, just like there is a myth that talented sports people are born with a superstar gene. When you see Usain Bolt running, it is easy to say that he wins because he was born with the attributes that make a world class sprinter. Well, the [...]
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There are many reasons that people decide to go into business for themselves - they may have a great idea for a new product or service that they want to develop, they may want the freedom to be their own boss and do things their own way, they may have been made redundant, or they [...]
There are many examples of people pushing themselves to the extreme – for example, competing in the Paris Dakar Rally, long distance running and even hiking to the North Pole. These types of experiences all require the participants to be amazingly self-motivated to be able to endure the loneliness and hardships that can be a [...]
Have you ever wondered what makes some people super-successful? You may put it down to their exceptional intelligence, their privileged background, the right education, connections, even just luck. But if you look at, for example, Lord Sugar or Duncan Bannatyne, it is obvious that they have been successful despite not having all these advantages. And [...]
England football fans might be feeling rather depressed at the moment, I know that I was on Sunday afternoon! So I thought that I would post something that might help to make you feel more positive.
Bestselling author Jack Canfield wrote about the following simple equation:
E + R = O
(Events + Responses = Outcome)
Every outcome you experience [...]
Being a business owner requires many different skills, but one of the most important is the ability to sell. However, the majority of people that are in business do not consider themselves to be ‘natural’ sales people. Even those that come from a sales background may not consider themselves to be great sales people, and [...]
Last week was our quarterly South Central 90 Day Planning event (GrowthCLUB). This is always a popular event, where business owners can step out of their business for a day and focus on planning the next 90 days to enable them to achieve their business goals.
They also get support and education from the South Central coaches [...]
I had a meeting this week with a friend I have known for a number of years who is totally passionate about his therapy business and his clients.
He works very long hours and gives so much of his time and effort to helping people that sometimes he could make Mother Teresa look like a lazy [...]
As a coach, it is always really great to see my clients using the business education they are receiving through the coaching process to achieve real improvements in their business.
At the last ProfitCLUB, meeting my clients shared some really great wins with the group. Here are just some of them:
Sue booked herself a holiday as she is [...]
Everybody knows about IQ (Intelligence Quotient), even if they do not know what it really means or how it is measured. Some of the most brilliant people in the world have very high IQ scores. However, in business, having a high IQ does not on its own equal success.
I have been working with businesses for over 20 [...]