Just Do It

“I must do something” will always solve more problems than “Something must be done.” Not many people know this. I have talked to and interviewed a number of CEO’s and business owners. Integrity is a given. But next to that the most sought after virtue or quality they...

The Best-kept Secret

The best-kept secret of successful and happy business people today is: “They always give more than what they are paid for.” Successful people do not count the hours and bill their clients extra for their services. Successful people count the delights their customers...

Strength Zone

If you are operating within your strength zone, lead and flow with your instinct and trust your guts. But if you are operating outside your strength zone, follow. Do not attempt to lead. It will backfire on you. Use your strengths to serve others and have humility to...

Business & Friendship

John D Rockefeller SAYS: “A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.” If you’re doing business with a friend, put everything down in writing. You will never regret this move. Never allow business to destroy friendship. It’s just...

Business Partnerships

Want to go into a business partnership without any experience? Listen to perfumer Estee Lauder. “When a person with experience meets a person with money, pretty soon the person with experience will have the money and the person with the money will have the experience....

Time and Life

Life is time spent. Life is not money and business. You can run out of money and still have some life left. You can run out of money with life to spare. Once you run out of time, it’s over. The way you spend your time is the way you live your life. You can make more...

Respect: Don’t Burn Bridges

With respect you entered your work place with respect you depart when you resign. Do not burn bridges. Don’t bad mouth your company or your previous bosses even if they deserve it. They may be your customers in the future. In business, yesterday’s enemy is very often...

Business Conflicts

You cannot be in business without conflicts. Conflicts are good. Conflicts can be healthy. Conflicts bring out creativity in people but conflicts should make you a better person not a bitter person. Learn to deal with conflicts professionally. You may attack the...

The One Thing Bosses Look For

The one important quality business owners and executives are looking for in their people is initiative. Most people shy away and avoid responsibility and then wonder why their career is going nowhere. Make things happen this week because we will never be happy unless...

No Regrets!

The saddest words in pen or tongue are the words: “It might have been.” Life, love and business involve risk taking. Each day is a gift from God and a great adventure to experience. Live your life to the full. There will never be another day like...