Archive for June, 2010
Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
When you have to deal with one of your team who’s complaining to you, rather than allowing your negative programmes to take over, get your thinking part in gear and try to see the situation the way they see it. You don’t necessarily have to agree with them but perhaps you can empathise with their [...]
Friday, June 25th, 2010
I have urged so many of my clients in this past year to change the way they think so they can attract love or money or that new car into their lives, that I decided to publish some tips on how to change our mind-sets, our approach and attitude. Here are 10 ways to shift [...]
Monday, June 21st, 2010
Lead generation is a fairly core activity to marketing. Sales people need leads to close sales. You might not always look at it in those baseline terms, but that’s the general process, right? Find people who want that thing you’re selling, be that Jesus or real estate, higher education or luchador masks.
You build someone’s interest, [...]
Friday, June 18th, 2010
1.In the words of a 1970s Joni Mitchell song “you don’t know what you’ve lost til it’s gone”. What I’m going to explore today is:
•whether we have (and have had for a decade or so) a high level of financial stability and
•second, if so offer some thoughts on what we can do to retain it, [...]
Friday, June 18th, 2010
Ever wonder what makes one company more financially stable than another company? The answer lies in the company’s financial statements. The financial statements provide information on a company’s profitability, equity, available cash, and other financial data that illustrate how well a company is doing. You can use financial statements to assess the financial condition and [...]
Thursday, June 17th, 2010
How do you feel on Monday mornings?
•Are you raring to go, looking forward to another terrific day?
•Or do you get that pit-in-the-stomach “Oh boy, not another week at work” sinking feeling?
What happens when you get to work?
•Do you love your boss?
•Do you proudly proclaim “Yes! I’d do this even if they didn’t pay me!”
•Or are [...]
Friday, June 11th, 2010
Looking to take your business to the next level? Then check out these 10 practical ways to expand your business.
When you first started your business, you probably did a lot of research. You may have sought help from advisors; you may have gotten information from books, magazines and other readily available sources. You invested a [...]
Thursday, June 10th, 2010
I’ve posted before on the importance of engagement (here, here and here). I recently stumbled across an interesting article “The ten C’s of employee engagement” from The Ivey Business Journal which provides a number of insightful pointers as to what’s required to improve employee engagement. The authors describe an engaged employee as a person who:
Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
What can a CEO do to improve organisational performance when you cannot hire and fire? Not much, most would say. Yet Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, has turned conventional wisdom on its head with the turnaround of India’s apical scientific research institution.
We tried to find out what it is [...]