The Art and Science of Goal Setting

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Here’s a simple model for best practice goal setting that works and helps you to link a stretch goal with some smart action-oriented goals that will help deliver your desired outcome. Scenario - This is the current landscape in which you…

The Fortune Pyramid : Maslow v2.0

We all know about the Maslow Hierarchy of Needs and it has become the standard for understanding the various levels of our existence. With this in mind how about projecting forward with a similar model that helps us balance and understand…

The Importance of Vision

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"Our means of making a clearing through the chaos of events matter as much as, if not more than, the events themselves." Maria Popova There's something really clean, crips and clear about a well crafted vision. A vision is important if you…

Forget Funding; Build a Business

The perfect example of the world gone mad… WHEN will ‘investors’ and everyone in ‘start-up’ world understand that people should be building real businesses, not ‘looking for funding’. We have seen them throughout social media,…

Choose To Live In The Present

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It's all about choices. You can only think of one thing at a time so make it count... choose positive and choose to live in the present. There can be no stress in the present because it's neither clouded by the past nor tempered by expectations…

The Maldives : Work Life Travel Review

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Almost everyone we know from friends to clients, didn't realise we had spent 10 days in The Maldives over the Easter holidays. It wasn't so much that we travelled in stealth or avoided telling people, it was more that we were testing a wonderful…

GROWLS : Building a sustainable, rewarding, profitable business

Here is a simple and effective acronym that can help you to build a sustainable, rewarding and profitable business which reflects your values and desired working style. GROWLS - growth, revenue, opportunity, wealth, loyalty, strategy. A business…

Finding Your Purpose

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Deepak Chopra has recently shared a great visual model that helps us all to focus in on what your core life purpose is, or should be. Often we travel routes without clear destinations, take paths into unknown territory and offer things to the…

How To Improve Negotiation Skills

The essence of contemporary negotiation best practice is to communicate to reach a mutually beneficial outcome. Long gone are the days of trying to outdo the other party. The most effective negotiators always consider reaching a balanced, carefully…

How Management Really Feels

Ever since we have had businesses with a management and a workforce, we have enjoyed and endured a unique dynamic of varied perception of situations, opportunities and threats. Management and workforce invariably have a different view of the…