High expectations can have a negative impact on your team

Good managers may have high expectations of their team members, but how high should your expectations be in order to maintain a motivated team? Setting goals which push staff to achieve their best can lead to very positive results. High performing people like to be...

How to overcome your fear of failure

One of the most common things holding people back from achieving their potential in business is the fear of failure. It is human nature to fear the unknown. When we push ourselves outside of our comfort zones, whether in business or in our personal lives, it is pretty...

Creating an effective business plan

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Abraham Lincoln If you watched a game of sport where there was no winner, try, goal or wicket it would be really boring! Running a business is similar, if we don’t keep score then it’s not as much fun as it should...

Managing your strategic objectives

Now that you are starting to settle into your stride in 2018, perhaps its time to revisit your list of goals and objectives. Before you think about adding any new objectives to your list, think about what you’re going to stop doing. We all have limited bandwidth and...

Making 2018 Your Most Successful Year Ever!

New year, new hope! Let͛s be honest, 2017 was quite a turbulent year, with an unexpected election, currency and interest fluctuations, economic uncertainty and international political unrest. Putting that to one side, it͛s worth remembering we can only focus on what...