It is stated that this proverb has been coined by Alexander Pope. He wrote in his essay An Essay on Criticism in 1709 that “A little learning is a dangerous thing.” Since then, it has become a routine to use the proverb in almost in the same words as it has appeared in its first usage. This proverb means a person is sharing their views with others and doesn’t have enough knowledge of a subject, can lead to dangerous outcomes. People with limited experience can often mislead people, either … [Read more...] about A little knowledge is dangerous
I'm often asked: Why is collaboration is good for business? and so thought it sensible to share my thoughts: As a Entrepreneur / Business Owner your dedicated to the significant and sustainable development of both you and your team, right? You are prepared to get up early and return home late, to make and ensure your business is a success. And it doesn't matter whether your relatively new to running your own business. Or a seasoned professional. When push moves to shove, and the deadline … [Read more...] about Why collaboration is good for business
How frustrating is it, when you know you have the solution to somebody else's problem, but they are 'too busy' to listen to your offer it to them? If I had a pound for every-time I've heard the expression "I'm too busy..." or "If only I had the time..." I'd be sat on my veranda overlooking Monaco right now! I shared a FACEBOOK LIVE on Friday afternoon last week, sharing 2 exceptional tools you can use to gain more of your time back! However, for those you have yet to influence to say YES, … [Read more...] about How to make busy people say YES
In this article, I’m going to share; why saying NO is good for business and help you understand your ideal client how most people at networking events get it all wrong the answer to ‘finding your niche’ It doesn’t matter whether your out networking, or digitally networking (LinkedIn prospecting) or a combination of the two. I’ve asked this question to almost EVERY business owner I’ve had conversation with, both in the UK and overseas, at conferences, exhibitions, seminars, … [Read more...] about Why saying NO, is good for business
In every growing business, how to be a great boss will either make or break a company. If done well is one of the best growth opportunities within the business. However, done badly, can interrupt growth, damage reputation and moral and derail the stability of the entire business! I've recently written blogs regarding 7 ways to improve your influence and How to feed a superhero! But today, I want to share: 10 Qualities of a Great Boss Communicates Clear Vision Whilst there are MANY … [Read more...] about How to be a GREAT Boss!
If you’ve ever read anything related to achievement, motivation or personal development, you’ve no doubt come across the idea of SMART Goals? More often than not, the conversation revolves around setting SMART goals. This is an acronym for goals that are: Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant Time-Bound Believe me, in all the time I worked in both Public Sector and PLC, they were ALWAYS going on about SMART goals, SMART targets. And KPI's (Key Performance Indicators) based … [Read more...] about Why SMART goals aren’t