goals

Success or defeat? You choose.

By |January 2nd, 2018|

Most people take advantage of a new year to start new things or quit things they have been doing. It isn’t that there is any special magic in the start of a new year; it’s just that by the turning of the clock from one year into the next most people believe there is a real opportunity to start again. There is a sense of being given a new slate to write on; of being able to put the previous year behind (especially if it was a difficult one) and hope for a better year. I don’t know what 2017 was like for you but if you want to be able to look back at 2018 in 12 months’ time with satisfaction that you have done better then something is going to have to change. The trouble is, most of us don’t handle change very well. […]

Thought it’d be easier, right?

By |September 20th, 2017|

It’s been an interesting year across the world. Uncertainty seems to be the only real certainty there is. Businesses are either not growing like they thought they would, or holding back because they are not sure what lies ahead. The real test of an entrepreneur is how they fare when the going […]

Get ready, set, go!

By |December 4th, 2016|

It’s that time of year again! Whether you love Christmas or hate it or are ambivalent towards it, it is one season that you cannot help but notice one way or the other. From the Christmas adverts on television that get more and more outlandish every year, the shop arrangements that are decidedly festive and perhaps over the top, the presents that you inevitably have to think about (giving or getting), or the relatives (welcome and unwelcome) you are going to seeing sometime during the holidays– Christmas is by far the most talked about holiday of the year. […]

What do you see?

By |April 20th, 2016|

It may seem like a simple question at face value. It is a question that is however not about what you can currently see with your physical eyes but rather about what you see when you look into your future. This is not often something we like to do for various reasons, one of which is the fear that we may be disappointed if we don’t get what we go after. Or perhaps you may not like where you are headed but at the same time you feel somewhat powerless to change your course. Or could it be that you are just too busy dealing with the daily grind to spare the time it will take to consider where you are heading. […]

5 Keys to Success in your Business

By |February 4th, 2015|

Starting and running a business is hard work. If you are already running your own business you probably have experience of the challenges that entrepreneurs face. When I left the practice at which I was the lead GP partner, I was full of excitement at what the future held for me. Yes, there was a […]