Five powerful questions to ask before you launch any business

1. What Value will you bring to the marketplace? Money will always flow towards value, just like water always flows downhill. Some people will distort the market for a while but like the saying goes, “You can’t fool all of the people all of the time” So be honest with yourself, what genuine value are…

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The Home Business Pro

Welcome to a fantastic resource for anyone considering a home business and looking for some help. Put your email address in the form to the right and receive my eBook “Think Awesome”  How to be your own greatest supporter. Going into business for yourself can be one of the biggest decisions you make, and I have…

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What Does This Mean?

There is such power in the meanings we give the events of our lives. This idea came to me as I was waking this morning and illustrates the dynamic of meaning. Three different people are getting ready for work one morning; Chris looks out the window and notices it is windy; Chris gives this the…

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Gliding or just beating into submission

Wow, it’s been a while since I last posted, I’ve been on a bit of a personal sojourn. I am fascinated today by the apparent contrast of ideas that social media leaders have about the path to success, happiness, financial abundance and good health. One school seems to suggest that dogged determination and discipline is…

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Why be in business today?

Do you know the real reason why you are either thinking of going into business or already are in business? Some people go into business because they experienced sever poverty as a child. They watched their parents struggle and determined they would never do that. Other people are driven by the need for significance, the…

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Solving the top four pitfalls of working from home

This is just a quick post to share a post I came across. Yes there are some pitfalls to working from home and this gives solutions to four of them. Another I do is use Skype to have kind of water cooler office chat with people I know who also work at home. we can chat away…

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Seven steps to stay on track

A new skill I have been working on lately is learning to recognize when I have drifted of course mentally. I have given myself the excuse that as a creative, right brain person I will naturally be thinking laterally and going outside the box. That’s fine in some circumstances but it isn’t always helpful. Learning to tune in…

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“If the wind will not serve, take to the oars”.

I just came across this quote and felt inspired to share it. “If the wind will not serve, take to the oars”. What a great attitude. If things in your life aren’t taking you in the direction you would like or they aren’t taking you anywhere at all, there are always the oars. Yes it’s not as easy, but…

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Get your head in the clouds

    Several recent events have brought home the importance of backing up our ever increasing digital property. Whether you are in business or not, we are all rapidly accumulating digital property. This might be in the form of family photos, business accounting records, software programmes, emails and calendars, passwords and logins, receipts, invoices, music,…

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Rent, Try and Die or Try, Buy and Live.

Popular advice to school students is to work hard at school, probably then work hard at university get a good job, borrow some money and buy a house. Typically the advice is always, get a job, but buy a house. Rarely are we advised to rent a house. Usually we rent a house out of…

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