In a little over 48Hrs, the clocks will once again strike Midnight, people will say a final farewell to 2020 and wish in the New Year. And whilst 2020 hasn't been the year anyone of us expected or planned for, and with much of the country re-entering a TIER FOUR lockdown, there is much in the way of uncertainty as to what 2021 may unfold. So I rightfully pose the question: 2021, Have you got what it takes? I consider myself exceptionally fortunate right now! You see, back in 1992 I joined … [Read more...] about 2021, Have you got what it takes?
In 1876, the President of Western Union - William Orton, dismissed phones as a “toy” when Alexander Graham Bell offered to sell him the patent for $100,000. Orton wrote an internal memo stating, “The idea is idiotic on the face of it. Furthermore, why would any person want to use this ungainly and impractical device when he can send a messenger to the telegraph office and have a clear written message sent to any large city in the United States?” I start with that quote because it’s clear how … [Read more...] about The cost of doing nothing
At a time where business is tough, everyone is feeling the post lockdown pinch and we are all seeking that quick boost to finish the year with a high. I ask Do Ethics Matter? Well, as our own company strap-line is the UK’s Leading Ethical Coaching Company, I’m often asked what does that actually mean? Yet to answer that, perhaps we ought to start by agreeing on: What are Ethics? At its simplest, ethics is a system of moral principles. Ethics is concerned with what is good for individuals … [Read more...] about Do Ethics Matter?
Values are rarely given the attention they deserve and yet I firmly believe in the 21st century, they are not just important, but likely to become the key to a business true capability of success. Few companies put time and effort into defining, communicating and carrying-through their business values, which, in essence, are the guiding principles by which they operate. One company’s values could be honesty, transparency and integrity, whereas another company may value excellent customer … [Read more...] about Why Values are key to success
What have you been 'putting off' recently? What 'excuses' are you telling yourself as to why it's not yet been completed? How many times have you said either "Because of COVID..." or "Because of Lockdown..." Or "From January, I'm going to..." Seriously. Whilst I try to ber as accepting of peoples circumstances, and meet people 'where they are'. I'm really struggling to contain my frustration recently, as I've watched more and more begin to make excuses. Yes, in 'their' head its a reason, a … [Read more...] about Be more Gladiator
I recently posted on the 7 reasons you shouldn't join mastermind. (Even though mastermind forms more than 70% of our business). So, in the element of fairness and transparency I'm sharing the 19 Reasons Why You Should Join A Mastermind Group Most of us have heard this or a variation of it… ‘You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.’ Tony Robbins, Tim Ferris and countless others have all said it, the originator was the late Jim Rohn. The quality of the people you … [Read more...] about 19 reason you SHOULD be in Mastermind