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
3. Mindset & Motivation
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
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
Recently, I’ve become a lot more aware of LIFE. I’ve begun to really reflect on life, both on that of my own, and the interaction of others both within my family, my network and even further to all those out there on this planet. As you may know, I’m engaged to be married, and about to make some commitments for the rest of my life. And perhaps it’s this which has got me thinking, or maybe it’s simply something that comes naturally with age. But, what I’ve really come to notice is that too many … [Read more...] about Why NOW is SO important…
In this blog I'd like to share with a simple method to grow your business by AT LEAST 20% Guaranteed! Aside from my role as a Business SCALE coach, I'm also an international motivational speaker, and I’d been invited to present at a trade show, where there was both an exhibition hall and conference centre. I was booked as the closing speaker, to motivate and inspire the business owners in attendance and leave them with a clear message of what they should do to significantly and sustainably … [Read more...] about 20% growth – Guaranteed
Every leader should be asking the management team to ponder the future. Not about the next quarter or next year. You need to look far out and ask: What would you do, if you knew you couldn’t fail? The pressure of doing business today, of beating the last quarter and making the next, is too often an stagnation to deeper strategic conversations that your organization ought to be having. You need to see the big picture, and in too many organizations the big picture isn't big enough. To develop a … [Read more...] about What is your BFHAG?