Monthly Archives: April 2014

Don’t crack a nut with a sledgehammer – lessons in leadership

#I’ve been watching the shenanigans in Manchester this week…the inevitable, if painful climax to a United reign rife with under-achievement, embarrassing losses, and the cumulation of all the wrong sort of records. David Moyes seems like a good bloke…he is certainly a very good manager, but whether you’re taking over someone else’s business or looking […]

Wacky Races or Formula 1- which are you?

Consistency and reliability are the foundations of any successful business, big or small. Consistent and reliable systems developed for one small restaurant in Illinois, helped McDonald’s grow to over 30,000 restaurants around the world. Those systems, and that consistency, are what keep millions of people going back to McDonald’s, and seeking them out in foreign […]

What are Distractions costing you & your business?

Distractions…those things that move our focus from one thing to another…are keeping you overwhelmed, doubling your workload…and keeping you poor. Distractions overcomplicate our lives…and they are completely avoidable…we CHOOSE to be distracted. While a few distractions are unexpected, like the phone ringing or someone at the door, the majority begin in our mind.  We distract […]