Why do we need to BURN the PAST?

For  many years I have been re-playing the successes of my past over and over… trying to recapture those awesome moments where I felt invincible and anything I set my mind to I could achieve. I now know it was easier for me to be successful when I was younger because...

Where is your market?

I would say the hottest topic for small businesses at present is ‘marketing’. I believe this is because the digital world has brought about such a dramatic change to the way we deliver our marketing that most small businesses owners are still grappling to keep up. The...

How do you lead?

When we start out in business or start a new role at work we generally start with oodles of passion and excitement about putting our special 'stamp' on what we are doing. Whether we are managing ourselves or employees we need to take careful consideration in what kind...

Are you committed to change?

Most of my blogs often ask a question that could be answered in two or more different ways. I do this intentionally as I like to provoke individual thinking and not influence too much how you want to perceive the question. In our INfuzed meetings I apply this and for...

How do our CHOICES affect our business?

At one of our INfuzed Business Group meetings we asked the question … What does your business have in abundance? It was fascinating to see the different answers come out of the various groups and the common strand of what people saw their business having in abundance....

What gets you up at 1am in the morning?

So here I am at 2am… not being able to sleep –a heavy burden weighing on my heart and mind since 1am. When I think about the other times this has happened I am reminded that it is better for me to get up to do something productive then to lie in bed driving myself...

How do you lead your business?

Being a business owner for the past 12 years has taught me many lessons about what I have done well and what I could have done differently as a Leader. Surviving the recession in 2008/09 and raising five children certainly had its chaotic moments …however having my...

Is Your Business a Priority?

Last year I wrote a blog asking this question … How do I get my priorities straight? The essence of this blog was to inspire good management of your “to do” list to help… clear the clutter… clear your mind …to EMPOWER you to see what matters most in your business day....

Give me an answer – Part 2

Over the past 20 years I have come across business owners from many walks of life and at varying positions of business success. Like most of us they faced, battled and overcome incredible challenges that at the time they never thought they could get through. I believe...

Give me an answer!

At our last INfuzed Biz Group meetings we took the challenge in asking all the difficult business questions that we often hide from. For me it was fascinating how in each group there seemed to be one particular person who held the answers to most of the questions...

What do you need to ASK for?

One of the most valuable lessons I learnt in my sales training many moons ago was how to ASK! This is a learned skill that done well can take your business from mediocre to national to multi-national. To sum up 20 years of sales experience I can categorically say that...

What are your core values?

When we consider our core values in our personal life we can often feel that our business values need to be different...more professional or perhaps meet the expectations of our clients, peers or staff needs. But in reality, like an apple core...our values need to...

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