6 Traits of an Extraordinary Leader

6 Traits of an Extraordinary Leader

You are a leader and the world is awaiting your instructions. This is true whether you manage a team in a company, lead a classroom, or run a household. It’s also true even if you have no official leadership position at all. You don’t need to be in the top box of an...
What is a Good Sales Lead?

What is a Good Sales Lead?

I recently came across a post asking “what is a good sales lead?” and have decided to write my first post… A sales lead is simply an introduction/suggestion for the sales person to explore and establish if there is a business opportunity. A warm sales lead is when the...
Building Brands from Scratch

Building Brands from Scratch

If you are looking to build a brand from virtually nothing and with limited resources to advertise nationally/globally then here are some simple yet effective ways to start building a brand from scratch: Find a core dedicated following. These are probably going to be...
Keep Running Out of Time?

Keep Running Out of Time?

Sometimes do you wonder where all that time went? The last day, week, month or even year… Well I have a few great tips to give you more time (as impossible as that sounds) and improve your life/work balance. Rest It’s really easy not to monitor your time efficiently...
Listen Before You Leap

Listen Before You Leap

Risk-taking is critical to business success. But the starting point for taking smart risks should be inaction, not action. Come on, you might be thinking, let’s fast forward to where the action is! Risk taking is James Bond throttling a motorcycle off a cliff and...
10 Success Principles of Iconic Leaders: Napoleon Hill

10 Success Principles of Iconic Leaders: Napoleon Hill

In the early 1900’s, Napoleon Hill studied 500 of the most successful and wealthy people of that era, including Henry Ford, the Wright Brothers, William Wrigley Jr., Charles M. Schwab, Theodore Roosevelt, John D. Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan, Thomas Edison and many more....
What Have You Sacrificed For Success? Was It Worth It?

What Have You Sacrificed For Success? Was It Worth It?

Ahhhhh, the ever elusive term S-U-C-C-E-S-S. As I reflect on my previous career path and accomplishments, I also look at what advice would have been useful prior to entering the job market, and then again mid-career. Success has to be achieved and is not freely given...
Are You Unhappy In The Best Part Of Life?

Are You Unhappy In The Best Part Of Life?

After meeting new people, they note the abnormal amount of happiness that exudes from me and then ask how and why I’m so happy. The first response is, “I woke up this morning; whatever happens after that is my choice. If I choose to have a fantastic day, then I will....
Be Nice, You Won’t Finish Last

Be Nice, You Won’t Finish Last

“Be kind to everyone on the way up; you’ll meet the same people on the way down”, Wilson Mizner Firstly I’d like to get two things clear, I’m not saying I’m a nice guy although I do try to treat people with respect, the same way that I’d like to be treated; I suppose...