The difference between profit and true wealth
Do you own a business? Or manage a team of employees? If so, there’s an interesting TED Talk by Chobani founder, Hamdi Ulukaya, called “the anti-CEO playbook”. Throughout his presentation, he challenges the way businesses (and particularly CEO’s) operate in today’s world. Hamdi’s view is one of a time gone by that is worth remembering. […]
Respect the past, but be open to the future
“Traditions are often time-tested best practices for doing something. But remember that today’s conservative ideas were once controversial, cutting-edge, and innovative. This is why we can’t be afraid to experiment with new ideas.” – Ryan Holiday, The Daily Stoic It’s easy to continue along the same path especially when it has worked well for so […]
If you were approached to sell your business…would you?
This is a question many business owners have pondered at some stage, or maybe multiple times, and for various reasons. Depending on the type of business, there may have been a change in the industry or consumer expectations, or maybe family members are putting pressure on the owner to move on. Whatever the case, ask […]
Focus on what you can control
Focus on what you can control… Ever find yourself lying awake at night thinking about work or family? Or being easily distracted during the day whilst trying to complete a task? Working so hard to get through your “to-do” list but not actually accomplishing anything? Well, the good news is you’re not alone and there […]
Should I invest in property or shares?
This is always an interesting question and one that many will have a view on. Some people argue that investing in the property market is more stable and “less risky”. The opinion of those on the flipside is that without risk there’s less return on your investment. Let’s look at both options. Investing in the […]
Are you a leader or a manager?
Leadership traits, management styles, how to be a great boss…topics that have dominated discussions in business for as long as we can all remember. And will continue to for years to come, given that people in these roles hold the keys to success in business. But is being a leader and a manager the same […]