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How to use failure to accelerate success

Failure is an integral part of every entrepreneur’s journey to true success. I can guarantee that every person reading this has failed in some respect on their path through life so far. But failure doesn’t equate to loss – instead it encourages, and often accelerates, your future success. Consider learning to walk as a child.…

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Living an Extraordinary Life Means Giving Up a Normal One

The larger mob of society will never experience true success. Why? Because this majority is unwilling to become the CEO of their life – they’d rather someone else call the shots. They are unwilling to take risks, to fail publicly or be forced to try again after getting knocked down. They are unwilling to sacrifice…

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Mind Power

Your life and your world is a consequence of what you think. You may not realise your mind is an incredibly powerful tool and even the Einstein’s and Hawking’s were using less than 10% so learn how to use it and enjoy unbelievable success. I have just had the most wonderful weekend learning “how to…

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5 Ways Great Leaders Motivate Their Team

Happy workers are productive workers. A motivated, passionate group of employees are going to work hard and help your business grow. Maximising revenue and increasing productivity will help your bottom line, but to get there, it is key to make your staff feel valued. Here are five ways great leaders motivate their team. Find the…

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Career Mentors – Necessity or Nuance?

You only have to pour over numerous interviews with entrepreneurs and CEOs to discover that most of them share the same secret weapon to success – a mentor. So where does that leave others who are navigating the business world sans mentor and how on earth do you find one? We’ve put together a few…

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Use Your Instincts To Make Better Decisions

Intuition; sometimes it’s that little voice inside your head, and the ‘feeling’ you involuntarily get about a situation, person or even a decision. In the business landscape, it’s often quite a struggle to know which way to proceed – do you listen to your head and its wealth of experience and logic, or do you…

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How To Get More Out Of Your Staff & Make More Money

Every workplace has that one employee who watches the clock like a hawk, leaves work the second the clock strikes five and takes every sick day as soon as it rolls around. It’s generally the same employee who mingles for long coffee breaks in the kitchen, takes long lunch hours and generally does the minimum…

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Work/Life Balance – How To Achieve It

“I don’t look at work as work and play as play; to me they are the same thing. If a new business opportunity or project doesn’t excite me and if it’s not something with which I can have a lot of seriously creative fun, then I’d rather pass on it and move right along. Life’s…

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Five Quick & Handy Money Tips

We usually wait until the start of a new financial year to re-evaluate our finances and pay attention to some of those pesky bills we’ve been overlooking. But any time of the year is a good time to pay attention to all the money that is going in, and going out. Here are a few…

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What's Your Company Culture Say About You?

Whether it’s created organically through expansion and hiring staff, or it’s a major part of the company’s genetic makeup, corporate culture can be the difference between reaching success in business, or not. IBM’s Louis Gerstner put it well when he said: “I came to see, in my time at IBM, that culture isn’t just one…

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