do you have all the knowledge you need to build a thriving business?

If you answered “yes” then you are getting the support you need in those places outside your ambit. If you answered “no” that’s a great start because you realize it takes a village LOL. If you answered “yes” but doing everything yourself, I think that you need to re-examine your answer. To build anything wellContinue reading “do you have all the knowledge you need to build a thriving business?”

why knowledge alone won’t make you successful

Primary school tests, entrance examinations, secondary school tests, matriculation examinations… In preparation, what we did was to study texts and formulae. The more we remembered and regurgitated, the better our score. The more correct answers we were able to give, the greater the possibility that we would be deemed “bright”. If we managed to getContinue reading “why knowledge alone won’t make you successful”

How do you turn what you know into what you do to get what you truly desire?

Do you need someone to tell you what you need to do next in your life based on where you are? Is it a lack of knowledge? Hardly! Maya Angelou says that when we KNOW better we DO better – but I am not sure that it’s automatic – the doing part. There is aContinue reading “How do you turn what you know into what you do to get what you truly desire?”

Keep the beginner’s mind

Seeing the fractures as the design… We are all probably talking more than ever before in chat groups, on social media. We are stuck at home. The coffee gatherings, the huddle at work…no more. We all need an outlet. Commenting seems to be a way to reestablish our significance. “I have something to say…” “IContinue reading “Keep the beginner’s mind”

What’s your Hidden Opportunity?

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 newContinue reading “What’s your Hidden Opportunity?”

It’s Time to Start Achieving those Goals You’ve Set

You’ve been asked this question before: “What are your goals?” You rattle them off as you would a well-rehearsed poem back when you were in primary school. “Let’s see…I want to renovate my home, I want a little more freedom, I would love to travel and see new places, I definitely want a new carContinue reading “It’s Time to Start Achieving those Goals You’ve Set”

You are not required to ALWAYS know…

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge – Confucius There will always be things that we don’t know. When I was much younger, I was VERY sensitive around not knowing. If I pronounced something wrong and was corrected I was embarrassed. What’s worse is I remember some of those moments…IContinue reading “You are not required to ALWAYS know…”

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”

Are you making the best use of everything you know?

Our knowledge – everything we carry around in our heads – we take for granted. Whenever I share with professionals…”have you ever thought about putting that together as a report?” or “that would make an indispensable little e-book that you could easily sell for $19,” I get in return double rolled eyes and the response,Continue reading “Are you making the best use of everything you know?”