Planning for success in 2015

A goal without a plan is just a wish – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

As we close on the end of the year – New Year’s resolutions become part of the daily banter. Even those who never set goals might unknowingly find themselves considering what they would love to change in 2015.

Statistics don’t fare well when comparing goals set vs those achieved. Unfortunately, knowing your goals doesn’t mean you are going to achieve them and neither does doing a simple goal setting exercise.

Whether you want to move away from something or move towards something new, you need a strategic personal plan to get you there. Think about it – in business and the professional world – planning is key to success. Why undermine your … Read the rest


Guest Post – Best Key Strategies for Business Entrepreneurs

These days business ideas seem to be emerging just about everywhere; however, it is quite difficult to distinguish one idea from the other because of most of them lack distinction and uniqueness. There seem to be several similar aspects that most of these business ideas share and those in search of such ideas should be wary about these similarities. On the other hand, certain traits will differentiate the successful businesses, from those that will just not work.

Researching a Prospective Market
When considering a business idea that will involve the selling of products or services in the coming future, then it is important to make sure that a market for them already exists. Business ideas that will target markets that have not yet been entirely … Read the rest

Time management for entrepreneurs

Warning signs you don’t want to miss in your business

What separates successful businesses from the less successful ones? Why do some businesses seem to effortlessly grow while others struggle to produce great results? Of course, the answer isn’t simple; however, it might just be under your nose and you may be blind to some important clues that are showing up on a daily basis.

When things aren’t well in life, you know because you have symptoms. You know when you are not happy because you feel depressed; when you are sick, your body lets you know; the same is true in business. The problem is that we tend to ignore these vital signs and we put off fixing something until it becomes too big to avoid anymore, but the fact is that having symptoms … Read the rest