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Tomorrow never comes

Posted on | September 22, 2014 | No Comments

tomorrow never comesLife, as we know it is a series of todays. Today is the tomorrow you spoke about yesterday. Tomorrow never comes. Today is within our span of control. We can do something now.

The past is gone. There is nothing you can do to undo what has been done. It is past and out of your control. You have no control over it. Tomorrow also is out of your control. Read more

Overcome Procrastination: the power of small wins

Posted on | September 20, 2014 | No Comments

overcome procrastinationOne of the key reasons we do not act on important activities on our to-do list is procrastination. If we do not overcome procrastination, we will keep shying away from important tasks that will deliver the results we truly need to achieve our key goals. Procrastination derives most of its power from our fear of the unknown. If you stop to think, you often tend to procrastinate on activities you have not done before – something you know is important in moving forward towards your goal, but is not part of your normal routine. Read more

Don’t be afraid to make mistakes

Posted on | September 18, 2014 | No Comments

Don't be afraid to make mistakesOne of the bad habits we learned in school is being afraid to make mistakes. When a teacher asks a question in class, we have an answer in our heads but often do not raise up our hands out of the fear of being wrong and the perceived shame that goes with the teacher saying that it is the wrong answer, to the hearing of everyone. This habit of always being right keeps us trapped in a cocoon instead of venturing out, making mistakes, learning from it and moving on to more exciting things. Read more

Know what you really want

Posted on | September 16, 2014 | No Comments

know-what-you-really-wantThe major challenge most of us seem to face is knowing what we really want. If you do not know what you really want, you will literally sleep walk through life simply going with the flow, wherever that might lead. We do not really stop to ponder or think through what we really want. Consequently, we take random actions and hope for the best. Read more

Your Business Idea: Is your product a commodity?

Posted on | July 22, 2014 | No Comments

your-business-ideaQuite often, the motivation for starting a business, your business idea comes from the desire to create another source of income. There is nothing wrong with keeping an eye on the income side. Cash flow is the life blood of any business. However when money is your primary focus, you are putting the cart before the horse. Read more

Starting a business – 7 Reasons why you are better off starting small

Posted on | July 3, 2014 | No Comments

starting a businessWhen it comes to starting a business, there are many advantages to starting small, starting right where you are with what you’ve got rather than wait until when you have ‘enough’ money. Not having enough money the the single biggest factor why people delay starting on their goals and going for their dreams Read more

Raising money for your business start up

Posted on | June 28, 2014 | No Comments

Raising money for your business start upMany folks have an idea of what to do with their talents, but feel they need so much money to launch out. You don’t need a lot of money to start. What you need most is a dream and a vision, them back it up with a plan and scale it down to where you are. When you scale down your beginning, raising money for your business start up is not as difficult as you may imagine. Read more

Talent is not enough

Posted on | June 24, 2014 | No Comments

Talent is not enoughYou can be talented and still struggle financially and in other areas of life. Talent is not enough to take you from where you are to where you what to be. You need much more than talent. Talent is in raw form – your innate abilities, gifts you were born with. It is like raw materials. You can have petroleum but fail to refine it and process other derivatives and still remain poor because you have to import the finished product. You can produce cocoa but fail to process it into chocolate, which puts you in a position of weakness, selling for peanuts. Read more

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