I have a list of books that I aim to re-read every year. One of these is Napoleon Hill’s best-selling all time classic - Think and Grow Rich Napoleon Hill, poised this question in this book. The concept is simple and powerful – to be successful you need to have your own group of advisors or … [Read more...] about “Think and Grow Rich”: Who’s at your table?
Those of you who have met me know that I expect that my permission is asked each and every time someone wants to use something that has my name - be it a post, story or photo. You’ll also know that I often don’t give that permission as I am always conscious of how I ‘brand’ myself and my … [Read more...] about A Picture is Worth a 1,000 Words
Well it’s January 2011 and the most recent change to the Industrial Relations system is a big one – Paid Parental Leave has been introduced across Australia. Please continue to read this wonderful article by Kristy-Lee Johnston from Footprint Recruitment ..... … [Read more...] about Managing Parental Leave
I recently attended a concert with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney Philharmonic choirs performing Handel’s Messiah -one of the great choral works written and 2 hours in length. I was sitting there my ears being tickled with the amazing sounds of strings,brass and percussion flowing … [Read more...] about Are You A Good Conductor?
Often my clients tell me they simply cannot get started on their business plan. Their minds go blank at the site of a new piece of paper. When you need to write or update your business plan a good technique to try is brainstorming. When you brainstorm, you record as many of your thoughts as … [Read more...] about Unleash The Plan In Your Head
One of the things that drives me nuts is ‘gurus’ offering silver bullet solutions for business success. You know what I mean –“just handle your systems, then your business will succeed”, or “hire the right staff and you’ll never have to worry again” or my favourite, “our 25-point system will make … [Read more...] about No Silver Bullets