Achieving harmony between family, community, work and self.
Wishing all our readers a Merry Christmas 2017 This is my last post until January 15, 2018. Thank you for your continued support and I wish you all a safe and healthy Christmas.
Bring some balance to your life by learning from your children As busy people, we speak of balance, health, and relaxation. Yet business has a nasty way of controlling our behaviour in ways we know are not in our best interests. Children are marvelous teachers of how [...]
A question was put to me: "How do you take criticism, without it making you upset?" An entrepreneur had offered an invention to be reviewed by a respected catalog for inclusion. After a lengthy period of silence, followed by numerous emails seeking an answer, the entrepreneur [...]
Take a "time out" and improve your business At a gathering of friends, I was asked how I was able to generate so much intellectual property for my articles, blog posts, training workshops, and books. How do I generate the ideas, thoughts, solutions? Is it [...]
Notice what your customers are telling you An architect designed and built a collection of office buildings surrounding a central green. When construction concluded, the landscape contractors asked where the sidewalk paths were to be laid. “Just lay out and plant the grass solidly between [...]
Do you have enthusiasm and zest for your work? Life balance is not only about the play, family, and fun. Balance means having an excellent working life, as well. To achieve an active, fulfilling balance, you must ensure that your work is sustaining your enthusiasm and [...]
Benefit from a pause. On the weekend at a friend's BBQ, I was asked how I continually generate ideas, thoughts, solutions. And, if it is hard to do. One commented that I must spend an inordinate amount of time on such matters. Actually, the opposite [...]
Working from Home - Is it a business or a hobby? The number of business coaches, trainers and speakers in my Mentor Program who work from home are growing exponentially. The excitement and trepidation rise as you take your seat at your desk realising you [...]
Working with around 36 managers in Port Moresby we discussed the attachment that some people have with attempting to reach perfection in work, business, life, and themselves. Certainly: if you're a brain surgeon you want your operations to go perfectly. So, does the patient. However, [...]