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I love my job

Four steps to finding a job you love

Lots of people are unhappy at work and would love to change, but don’t know how. People often feel stuck: they might have a mortgage to pay or a family to look after or simply feel they don’t have the time. After they’ve gone to work, spent time with friends and family, cleaned the house […]

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Will it make the boat go faster

How fast is your boat?

This month I wanted to give you one simple tip that can really help you grow your business, and it comes from the inspirational Olympic Athlete Ben Hunt-Davis. You may not have heard of him, but in 2000 he won Gold in the Sydney Olympics in the rowing Men’s Eight. And if that isn’t special […]

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How to work Adobe Photoshop

How to work Adobe Photoshop

Today’s guest blog post was written by Rocco Lungariello as part of my series to help business owners with a variety of tasks. Why should a business owner learn how to work Adobe Photoshop? After all, you can always hand that kind of work to your designer, right? If you stop to think about it, […]

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Job sites

The best job sites

If you’re fed up with your job and want a new one, or if you’re looking to progress in your career and get that next step up, where do you go? In the ‘olden days’ you would scan the ads in the paper, register with recruitment agencies, attended career fairs or heard about job openings […]

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Sheryl Sandberg, CEO of Facebook

The secrets of successful female leaders

Today’s guest blog was created by DeVry University. 5 Tips to Guide Future Female Business Leaders What makes a woman a success in business? Is it her inborn drive to succeed or something she learned in school? Two successful women, Debbie Polisky and Angelia White, who both started their own companies, have provided five tips […]

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Take a break

Take a break

If you know me personally, you’ll know that I’m a big fan of holidays. I believe that they are essential to a person’s happiness AND effectiveness, and it has also been proven scientifically that taking a break is good for you (see this post on 5 science-backed ways a break boosts our productivity). Taking some […]

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Social Media Guide

Social Media Guide

Social Media in 7 minutes a day. How to have a presence online, without compromising your presence offline. As a busy business owner you know that there are lots of things you need to do in order to reach your target market. You might go to networking events, do email marketing campaigns, send out direct […]

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Failure

Why some failures are better than others

Learning to deal with failure is an essential part of being successful in business and indeed in life. Those that are good at it are more likely to try new things and eventually succeed at them. If you’re not prepared to fail, you can’t progress, so most business gurus, scientists, explorers, sports people and anyone […]

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