Why People Fail (Interview With Siimon Reynolds)

Siimon Reynolds is an extremely successful business Entrepreneur who has written a book called “Why People Fail.” His book struck a chord with me and I wanted to drill down at a higher level into 3 of the concepts he outlines. Even if you are not in business, I know you can take away an enormous amount from this interview. …

2012 Yearly Planner

Step 1:  Plan time away from your “Regular” environment I know it sounds crazy, but you need to plan to plan.  My advice is book some time away (at least 2 days) from your office and home.  Find a place that inspires you.  For me, the best place to plan is on a mountain top where I have a really …

The Faintest Ink Is Stronger Than the Strongest Thought

Did you know that you are 10 times more likely to do something when you write it down? Henriette Anne Klaueser wrote a book called “Write It Down, MAKE IT HAPPEN”.  It’s very true.  And personally, I think it’s far more likely to happen when you add pen to paper as opposed to text to a screen. There is something …

Are You A Lion or A Horse?

The lesson in this blog was taught to me around 6 years ago and it was THE deciding factor that took me from a stand-alone business owner to running a multi-million dollar company with more than 20 team members in less than 2 years. What I am about to share, separates entrepreneurs that make a lot of money from those …

I can’t believe my PA did this!…

Ahhhh, Thursday; our weekly plan day.  Let’s start with a coffee to kick start the brain. Right, now, focus. First 15 minutes, review Andrew’s diary for the next week, Where is he expected? What has he got on? What do I need to remind him to do?… Next, highlight all outstanding issues, tasks, actions etc for our weekly meeting. What …

The one ESSENTIAL skill that most people lack in selling…

This is a topic that took me two years in business to grasp. When I did, I made more sales than I could handle and helped a number of my coaching clients achieve the same. This is what helped many business owners that I have worked with move their business to a million dollar company in record time. When I started …

The people you meet in Hotel bars…..

I was having a drink at a Bar at the Mecure Hotel in Baltimore 2 days ago, and met one of the most fascinating people I have ever met…… The reason I was at the Hotel Bar, was because I was attending possibly the greatest marketing course designed, to help business owners get more results……. But the one thing that …

The difference between a good and bad weekend….

…is a plan. Think about it.  When your weekend is full of activity and fun things to do, you have a great weekend. You feel alive and you feel like you have done stuff and achieved when you go back to work on Monday. When you don’t plan to do things on your weekend, you end up wasting a whole …