7 ways to improve your influence No matter who you are, where you work, or what your professional goals are, achieving more influence in the workplace is critical for success. Gaining influence on a team can help you work together more effectively. Gaining influence in a supervisory position can make you more respected and appreciated. Gaining influence in a meeting can make your voice more likely to be heard and acknowledged. Influence has countless advantages, but gaining that influence, … [Read more...] about 7 ways to improve your influence
Within this article, I’d like to share with you the three fundamental flaws I’ve identified within more than 80% of businesses which is preventing them from successfully scaling their businesses, and a test you can do to determine how do you score on the sustainable SCALE chart! My good friend Adrian wants to buy a house. He’s currently renting, has saved sufficiently to have a sizeable deposit ready and recognises the amount of money he can save by buying instead of remaining in rental … [Read more...] about What stopping you from SCALING your business?
Should You Buy Your Biggest Competitor? Growth through acquisition is a very viable option for small and medium-size businesses. Should you buy a business? We routinely hear on the news about huge companies merging with and acquiring other huge companies in deals measured in the tens of billions. But just a few minutes of research will show even novice entrepreneurs that growth through acquisition is a very viable option for small and medium-size businesses as well. The question is, is it … [Read more...] about Growth through acquisition
Your simply NOT ready! It's never pleasant when someone comes along and bursts your bubble. You've been working extremely hard on your product/service and now "Ready" to present it to the world. You put on your POWER outfit (The one you feel so damn good in that you grow an extra inch in height) and confidently walk through the door..... What you are greeted with is SIGNIFICANTLY different to what you had expected. You've rehearsed the handshakes the high fives and the signed contract. But … [Read more...] about You’re NOT ready…
So your a frantically busy entrepreneur, working tirelessly to drive the business forward, with a great mission, a great team and some real core values that you have all bought into and uphold. You've already spent considerable time considering the 8 Segments within every business and the impact each one of these is having on the other. Ensuring they work seamlessly together to drive the business towards the BFHAG you have set as your SUCCESS SUMMIT! But it's not working! Something has put … [Read more...] about 2 vital lessons
I don't know about you, but I've certainly noticed a distinct increase in the amount of confusion, disappointment, anger and frustration these days in the manner and ability of people to effectively communicate! In an age where there has never been more methods of communication, and people are trying to communicate with you 24/7 why is it that whilst the demand on communication methods and abilities has increased, our ability to do it effectively has decreased! My quick guide to the 12.5 … [Read more...] about 12.5 types of communication