The Oxford English Dictionary defines an entrepreneur as 'a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit'. Who comes to mind? Perhaps Mark Zuckerberg or Alan Sugar? Maybe Bill Gates or James Dyson? If we were talking about entrepreneurs in Trinidad and Tobago who would we … Continue reading Will the Real Entrepreneurs Please Stand Up!
No matter your level of success, if you encounter a challenge, the solution comes from asking the right questions, digging deep, being truthful and discovering what works for you. Franchises have figured out operations and product - marketing is up to you. You may take onboard a tried and true consultative approach but it's still … Continue reading It doesn’t matter your level of success…
You probably have realized this by now – you cannot “spin” your way out of a bad situation. You can’t just tell a better story about how things are, and then hope that life will take the shape of your thoughts. Life doesn’t work that way. I know many might think I’m flying in the … Continue reading There is Pain in the Present but will there be the Same Pain in Your Future?
When we are no longer able to change the situation, we are challenged to change ourselves - Victor Frankl What is it really going to take for you to succeed in this new economy? Whatever rules you've been taught in the past don't apply anymore. EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED! It's adapt or die in this new … Continue reading What’s your Hidden Opportunity?
Easter symbolizes rebirth...a process of dying to the old self and being reborn. It's a great time to re-examine our current state of being and then decide what we can continue doing, what needs to alter, what we can start doing and those things we absolutely need to stop. It's also a great time to … Continue reading There is no Single Story
This statement - Charge what you're worth seems straightforward and simple. Except often we don't really know what we're worth! And why is that? You see most times we don't consider what comes naturally to us as valuable. We dismiss our innate talents and often wrongly assume that since it is so simple or easy … Continue reading Do You Know Your True Worth?
We feel good when we have knowledge under our belt. We believe in the inspiring and thought provoking memes we share. But are we intentionally practicing or do we think we know? Years ago, I heard a guest speaker at an event say: to know and not to do, is not to know. This phrase … Continue reading The Travesty: To KNOW and not to DO
Every day we need to recommit to our goals and dreams...to the contracts we've made with ourselves...our intentions....what we choose to continue, alter, begin or stop! At the seat of it all is what we are thinking...while we are doing. The story we are telling is far more important than any action we take. When … Continue reading Recommit to your Goals…Daily!
As we grow we sometimes lose sight of why we chose the work we do. Instead of serving a cause we shifted to serving for likes, recognition...climbing painfully up the attention status hierarchy. Today I went back to a simple exercise I did in 2005....I stated all the reasons why I wanted to achieve 3 … Continue reading Never Lose Your Why
We always have a choice in how we are going to respond to any situation. Yesterday I was thrown off my game because I chose to be rattled by a text in the morning and I let it consume me for a couple of hours: I discussed it with 3 friends and commiserated with my … Continue reading How is this Going to Affect Me?