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 your business, not the competition.

This is an interesting perspective, but one that can be difficult to put into practice. The notion that we should ignore what the competition is doing? Surely not! In fact, it’s not about pretending the competition aren’t there or ignoring what they’re doing, it’s about keeping your focus on your business. Don’t ignore the competition […]