The Entrepreneur Vs The Wannabe

Wanna Be’s obsess over Ideas. Entrepreneurs obsess over implementation – Don’t analysis everything all at once – just focus on what is generating profit – don’t try to reinvent the wheel. Wannabes focus on Leads. Entrepreneurs focus on Conversions – Implement marketing systems that close the sale for you. Wannabes focus on Positive Thinking. Entrepreneurs…

Everyone wants to be a Star!

Hiring and firing are tough decisions, and the picture is rarely black and white. This is a skill/will matrix to provide clarity around individual performance and suitability of an individual to their job role.  This is a great frame to use when you want to get a better understanding of how you and your exisiting,…

I’m Sorry, Do I know You?

I was interested to read in the local paper The Advertiser, that the Premier, Mr Jay Weatherill, wants the Economic Development Board to “rebrand” the state of South Australia to remedy the embarrassing position he often finds himself in after being mistaken for the Premier of New South Wales.  Here is the link to the…

The Top 10 Time Wasters

I thought I’d just come straight out with them, because chances are if you’re reading this, you’re a little time-challenged.   1. Shifting Priorities This is the product of a reactive work style, rather than a proactive one. If you are constantly thrown off task by distractions such as emails, employee requests and a constantly…

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! I hope you’ve enjoyed my quotes and insights over the past 12 days. Here are a few more of my favourite inspirational quotes to inspire you in 2012. To your success…. Martha Stewart: Life is too complicated not to be orderly. Henry J. Kaiser: Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be…