The Traits of Entrepreneurs

Compare Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Steve Jobs. It’s obvious that they’re all entrepreneurs, all successful, and all very famous. What other commonalities do they have? Very little actually. So how did three so diverse men all come to be successful entrepreneurs?...

Email Etiquette: How to keep things professional

Twenty years ago if someone wanted to put something in writing, they considered their words. They sat down with either a pen and paper, or used their typewriter, and they crafted their message with intention and deliberation. Today, however, we have email. Email is...

Leadership Styles

One of the greatest questions about business is whether the leader at the helm of the company really makes such a difference to the success of the business. Leaders build, inspire and motivate. If you consider your own life and career, how many people have built,...

Why Do Businesses Fail?

There are a thousand expressions that talk about working hard yielding rewards. Unfortunately, many people in the business world will dispute this philosophy. Hard work is certainly admirable and brings results, but it is not the only ingredient required to ensure...

Who can you trust in your business?

  There’s an expression that says: If you want loyalty, get a dog! Many ‘people-people’ would gasp at this, and many ‘task-oriented people’ would nod their heads knowingly. The reality is that one person cannot build and run a business completely on their own....