It's a bold and perhaps unorthodox claim to make. But in essence our success is largely dependent upon how we fail, how we view our unsuccessful endeavors; and most importantly how we react to them afterwards. Success is really the progressive realization of worthwhile pre-determined goals. It is this very journey which makes or breaks us. Here are ten excellent reasons how … [Read more...] about Benefiting from Failure: 10 Ways Business Failure is Vital to Success
"No" is perhaps the most important and certainly the most powerful word in the language. Every day we find ourselves in situations where we say No -- to people at work, at home, and in our communities -- because No is the word we must use to protect ourselves and to stand up for everything and everyone that matters to us. But as we all know, the wrong No can also destroy … [Read more...] about Power of a Positive No: How to Say “No” and Still Get to “Yes”
As a small business owner, does the following paragraph sound familiar to you? "Other than doing the technical ‘fix-its’ with my computer…I do it all! I have found that this keeps me very limited in growing my business and taking on new clients. I wish I had someone to help but how can I justify hiring someone when I can do the work myself … when I have the time?" This … [Read more...] about How Do You Put a Value on Your Time?
How often do you hear or read the question "what's the secret to succeeding in business"? I don't know about yourself but I read it each day and hear it almost as often. As if there is a so-called secret! If it was a secret no one would know about it! If no one knew about it then nobody would be successful. There are many reasons why most businesses fail and only a small … [Read more...] about How to Develop a Plan of Action
After you have established what it is you wish to achieve for the day, the week, your life; anything that hinders you in your pursuit you can live without. Don't stay back waiting for the world to come to you, as it won't! Here are 10 steps to help you gain peace and serenity within yourselves. 1. Look for "Abundance" in Everything When looking at things in "abundance" … [Read more...] about How to Gain Serenity and Peace Within
When you first think of the two words pinned together "Personal Development" what are your thoughts? Do you picture a child making mistakes being corrected from his parents? Do you visualize it as climbing the corporate ladder at your place of work? Do you see it as something which is silly as you're happy with your life situation? Or do you see it as an avenue to pursue and … [Read more...] about What is Personal Development?
If you want to make more of your talents and live up to your full potential, you have to learn to use them. You have the power to change your habits - to acquire new skills and fully use the skills you now have. You can improve your performance, your productivity, and the quality of your whole life. What makes a high achiever? Is it luck, intelligence, talent, dedication? … [Read more...] about How to Live Up to Your Greatest Potential
You're great at oral presentations, adept at one-on-one sales calls. You've even mastered the dreaded cold call. But when it comes to writing -- putting your thoughts down on paper -- you panic. How should I start? How can I get all my ideas on one page? How will I write this so busy people will read it? How do I persuade them to buy my product? As teachers of business … [Read more...] about Business Writing: Turn Your Panic Into Profit
Starting and running a business is stressful. Sad to say, there is no escaping stress. Doctors define stress as anything that disturbs your healthy mental or physical well being. Isolation, overwork and poor time management all breed stress. Having trouble getting motivated? Chances are you are stressed out. Or maybe you can’t handle setbacks? That’s stress! It could also be … [Read more...] about How Entrepreneurs Can Manage Stress
Success does not come to those who just watch the world pass by. You must have your goals. Here are ten proven methods to help you reach your goals and achieve success. 1. Have a Dream. Write Down What It is You Wish to Achieve! Everything starts with dreams, desires & goals wants etc. They will always be more than you presently have. If they weren't you wouldn't want for … [Read more...] about 10 Brilliant Steps to Attaining Your Own Goals