Ideal Customers: Dogs, Cats and Rats??

This is an interesting find that I learnt recently. I’ve heard of customers as raving fans, as your number ones, I’ve never heard of someone talking about their customers as dogs, cats and rats. Let me know if you agree with this analogy and whether this makes sense to your business. In my business, if makes perfect sense! Listen to tonight’s sound bite to find out exactly what it means to have dogs, cats and rats as your customer.

Four Questions to Ask when You’re Stuck

When you’re feeling stuck with decisions, thoughts and ideas, how do you normally solve it? Some people just get on with it, some people ignore it and some people feel incredibly in pain because they feel so stagnant and stuck in the same place, unable to move. When I see that my clients are stuck, I usually ask them these four questions to help them to bring about new thoughts and challenge their usual thinking. Whether you want to believe […]

Entrepreneurship: The Road Less Travelled

Hi Guys, It’s been a long while since my last post, please excuse my being super sick and having to work, work and work at getting to different workshops and trainings. I’ve ventured into the world of sound cloud and so far I am loving it! I am committing to daily sound bites, some long ones, some short ones, some stories and some helpful and hopefully inspiring sounds. I thought I’d start with something that was very challenging and very outside […]

Why You Don’t Do What You Need To Do

What a long title. Lol it is long but it is very important. Sounds a little that’s what she said. This is a very interesting question that a very beautiful colleague of mine asked me today. I went into the office where i used to work and met up with some of my colleagues with whom i haven’t seen for so long. It was lovely to see them and i really enjoyed speaking to them and one of them asked […]

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 […]

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“)