Will You Be Able to Retire?

Jun 15, 2016

After watching this video clip on retirement I became flooded with emotions.

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A leap of faith

May 15, 2016

One of the keys elements to being successful in life and business is to initially set goals and then get yourself on the right track to achieve them.

Being on the right track however is not always enough, we also need to keep moving, moving towards your goals is made up mostly of small steps taken every day, however at times a small step may not be enough and we need to take a ‘leap of faith’.

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7 Traits of a highly effective leader

Apr 15, 2016

A remarkable amount of time, effort, and money has been devoted to the study of leadership. Despite all this research, there is little agreement about exactly what leadership is.

Still, people know effective leadership when they see it. And while great leaders may sometimes be born that way, there are certain traits that great leaders share in common that anyone can practice and adopt to become more effective. What qualities are those?

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The Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: Persistence.

Mar 15, 2016

Persistence describes the ability to push and push toward the finish line, even if the finish line seems out of reach. It's about tenacity and stubbornness, in the best sense of both words.

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan Press On! has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.

- Calvin Coolidge

Persistence is also crucial because you're bound to make mistakes, some big and some small. Messing up is a part of being human, but we learn and improve from each mistake. When you give up too early, you lose the opportunity to learn from your mistakes, and are then just left with failure.

So what does any of this mean for those of you who are building a business?

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