I realize this blog title might seem a little out of context, and go against the school of thought that no business, or it’s business owner is unique. So, let me explain...
As we enter a new season (whether it be autumn or spring), there is no better time to be asking or revisiting this question: What is success? Because, if you are willing to allow yourself to speak the truth about what success is for you, it gets you off the fence and propels you into action.
Last week one of our clients, Rosalyn Manipis and her husband Jowel, flew to the New York Toy Fair to check out the newest and latest toy trends ready to be unleashed into the market. Their business is an online toyshop, and if you have children or know of anyone who has children,
One of my consulting sessions this past week was with a company run by two families. The two guys have been friends for a long time and now their wives are involved in the business, managing the day-to-day activities, whilst the guys are out doing what they do best, building relationships.
As you may be aware, last week I was in Hong Kong and the purpose of this trip was to find not only a suitable printing company in China, but one that was outstanding. I spent the week submerged in lengthy meetings with a variety of companies and interacting with these professionals has been extremely productive and eye-opening.
Boost Juice – the award-winning fruity sensation that brought the concept of juice bars to Australia – is the work of a husband-and-wife team, Janine and Jeff Allis. What is the secret ingredient of their immense success? Luck? Business school? Strawberry extract?
Please, extend your thoughts and prayers to the people of Brisbane, who are rushing to protect property from rising floodwaters, hoping for quick recovery from this natural disaster so they can begin rebuilding their lives.
William and I always love this time of year - it’s the beginning again - a clean slate awaits our goals, thoughts and dreams about what this year is going to be about for us. This time of year provides us with the time to dream a little, be inspired, be creative in our thinking.
When life partners share leadership in business, things can get dicey. William and I know all too well how this plays out—recounting our partnership journey. Let me explain: Shortly after we were married, the two of us began sensing friction on several fronts, especially when it came to our roles in running a newly shared business.
The largest disservice life partners can perform in their relationship and business is operating without a solid foundation. We experienced this the hard way, narrowly escaping a bitter divorce early in our marriage.