Do You Have What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

Who has the most talent for building and sustaining a business? How can we find these people who are so crucial to the future of our economy? What are the personality characteristics and behaviors that lead to business building success? These are valid questions because we’ve all heard the challenges small and mid-size companies faceContinue reading “Do You Have What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?”

The missing ingredient in the success sauce

As published in my column – Business Newsday Thursday, March 3 2011 In this fast paced world, boredom is prevalent. So much to do, so much to see – what’s next? We are never totally anywhere. We’re at the art gallery but in our heads we are already having dinner while another part of usContinue reading “The missing ingredient in the success sauce”

Our Invisible Assets – The Real Source of Our Wealth

In business when you prepare a balance sheet you compile a summary of your assets and liabilities. Under assets you may have real estate, cars, equipment, furniture, cash, jewellery, securities and any other tangible assets. Under liabilities you would include all debts, obligations, mortgages, bank loans and any other promissory notes. When you subtract yourContinue reading “Our Invisible Assets – The Real Source of Our Wealth”

You’ve come a long way…

By George you have! And according to Booker T. Washington – ‘success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.’ Boy am I successful! We have a tendency to keep our eyes peeled to theContinue reading “You’ve come a long way…”

The magic ingredient for creating success

Give yourself the touch of gold! I have these instructions  printed out and pasted on the front of a book by Chet Holmes called “The Ultimate Sales Machine.” (Brilliant book – if you don’t have a copy – get it, and thank me later) – “The great ones in life are not those who areContinue reading “The magic ingredient for creating success”