Is the Market too Small for My New Business?

This is one of those questions that every new entrepreneur or business owner asks before they step foot into the world of small business. I assure you that this is a natural and logical question to ask because who would want to invest their own money into a market that is already saturated with many of the same people trying to fight to win a market share. Let me challenge you on this. What if you changed the way you […]

What an Awesome Trainer / Facilitator Should Do!

Those who know me usually know me from a workshop or a course that I run. Even though it’s not been 20 years, it’s been a good 12 years that I’ve worked in the role of the facilitator or trainer or tutor that has worked at delivering a message or educating a class room full of people. I’ve been to fantastic trainings and I’ve been to really boring and crappy trainings. I’ve been educated and have educated. Training and facilitation […]

How To Beat The Odds (Part 2)

To follow one with the series “How to beat the odds”, we look at another mistake that most entrepreneurs make in their businesses. MISTAKE #2 – Irrational Exuberance = When optimism is on steroids Irrational exuberance is the inability to ask the “RIGHT” questions or listen to the RIGHT answers. Many entrepreneurs in the beginning spend many weeks, months and sometimes years, developing their business concept and ideas. Finally, after many sleepless nights and from the encouragement of family and […]

How To Beat The Odds (Part 1)

Why do people start a business? Some people look for an opportunity for a challenge. Some people look for a chance to have more free time and make more money. Some people just like the glamour and status quo of saying “Oh.. I”m the CEO of X company” or “I’m starting my own business”… but what is the reality of starting a business? The reality of starting a business is that it is a game of failure. The odds are […]

The 80/20 Rule (Part 1)

To Master Life is to Master Our Emotions Having the ability to create and run a successful business is having the ability to master your emotions. To a successful entrepreneur, investors or venture capitalists “Crisis Is Opportunity”. They thrive when the world’s economics is falling. They thrive when the market is low. They embrace when things go wrong! Successful people embrace an “I don’t care” attitude because they know that they cannot control what is out of their hands. Successful […]

How To Be The Leader In Your Industry

We all want to be the best at what we do, but how do we become known in the public as THE BEST, THE Go to person when someone needs what your business can offer? Here are 5 steps to achieving the TOP STATUS for what you do. 1. Define Who You Want To Serve Define your client or niche market is crucial in establishing a successful business. We may serve everyone and anyone who wants to walk in the […]

The Reality of a Successful Business

I wanted to share a little bit about what I have observed in the world of Business and motivation. People are always telling you what you want to hear:                “Think positive and you can create a successful business!”                                       “Set goals and create a successful business!”                     […]

Is Coaching and Counselling the same?

Is Coaching and Counselling the same? The idea of Coaching and Counselling being the same mode of practice is a very common mistake that most people have in the general public. Although, Coaching and Counselling share some commonalities, there are many clear differences between the two. (Note: The term “Counselling” refers to a wide scope of counselling modalities much like coaching has. This article focuses on “Counselling” as the general form of counselling or is also known as “Psychotherapy“)