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Save Your Plasma For The Living

August 20, 2019

Business owners, are you guilty of being a rescuer? Do you try to pump life into your staff, clients, peers and friends? James (Jim) Rohn was a favourite motivational speaker of ours and I had the good fortune to meet him on a number of occasions. He gave us all some great life and business […]

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The Fours Stages Of Learning

July 30, 2019

As business owners, how do we learn anything? What happens in the brain? The four stages of learning, initially described as “Four Stages for Learning Any New Skill”, was apparently developed at Gordon Training International by Noel Burch in the 1970s. (Wikipedia) It’s a great theory for business owners to understand because often we “don’t […]

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What’s In A Name? Update – Oct 2018

August 31, 2018

A deadline is approaching, but has been extended – still, don’t miss out! If your business has a ‘trading name’ and the goodwill of your business associated with it – IT WILL DISAPPEAR FROM 1 NOVEMBER 2023! That’s right! Trading names will no longer be recognised and will be removed from the National Business Names […]

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Great By Choice - Business Owners Board

What makes companies great in tough times?

August 6, 2017

In their book “Great By Choice” Jim Collins and Morten Hansen dispel a number of entrenched myths about what makes companies great in tough times. What do you think about them? Please add your comment below! Entrenched myth #1: Successful leaders in a turbulent world are bold, risk-seeking visionaries. Contrary finding: The best leaders we studied […]

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Never Fall In Love

February 1, 2016

At Least – Never With The Asset. My first MD was a very shrewd, if difficult person.  He was very good at giving one line statements which meant a lot to him, but as yet I did not have the experience to understand what he meant. One of his throwaway lines was “Never Fall in […]

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