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  • How to develop great leadership skills

How to develop great leadership skills

Self-knowledge is crucial for the self-employed if they want to lead others successfully. The more self-knowledge they have, the better they will be able to lead others and the more successful they will become in their businesses. Click here for 9 golden rules to develop your leadership skills.

  • Entrepreneurial challenges – how to prevent this trap

Entrepreneurial challenges the opportunities of our time

The failing rate of new entrepreneurial business continues to climb. So why is there such a high failing rate when opportunities are abundant? Entrepreneurs must surely be aware of this contradiction, yet this does not prevent them from pursuing entrepreneurial activities. Is this contradiction real? If yes, can this riddle be solved?

  • Do you want to be happy? - Choose Happiness

Do you want to be happy? – Choose Happiness

It seems unnecessary to ask people if they want to be happy, the answer seems so obvious that nobody seems to ask this question. Of course, the response would be a resounding “Yes!” So why does true happiness evade so many people? The answer is because happiness is a choice – our own choice, and few people realise this. This vital element of happiness is often misunderstood – that we must actively choose happiness. Does this mean that most people don’t choose happiness? Or is there some other reason why happiness continues to evade them?

  • Brexit and Trump: Vital lessons for entrepreneurs

Brexit and Trump: Vital lessons for entrepreneurs

The Trump and Brexit victories at the polls raise vital lessons and questions about change. These apply to the self-employed entrepreneurs. They teach us essential lessons we cannot afford to ignore in our daily business and personal lives. Both results were unexpected according to the polls, the general press, and various experts. Both outcomes were driven by a need for change. The voting in both countries was driven by the electorates’ realization of the importance for change to ensure their future well being. What can the self-employed entrepreneur learn from these events?

Do you clearly see your dream and vision?

Do you clearly see your dream vision? You must now translate your dream into a clear vision that is compelling enough to keep you motivated. Once you have a clear vision, you can look for the right strategy to reach your vision, how to manage the process. With no clear vision, your strategy will take you nowhere (Maxwell, 2009:25, Covey, 1989:101). You vision gives you the destination that you want to reach and your strategy is the road map to get there (Covey, 1989:101).

  • Is your Success Limited by the Lobster Effect?

Is your success limited by the lobster effect?

Most people do not even know what "the lobster effect" is - and even when you tell them, they fail to see how it affects them and their success, or lack of it (even if they are suffering from precisely that ...). But what is the "lobster effect"? Well, consider the behaviour of lobsters. You can place a number of lobsters in a shallow tray - and NONE of them will be able to get out, even if it is low enough for them to climb over. You know why?

Finding purpose in your life 10 valuable guidelines

The most important aspect of starting or running any business is for it to finding purpose. There must be a specific need for your products or services to be able to generate revenue and establish a client base. More importantly, since you are self-employed or considering your own business, you (as the brand of the business) should have a specific purpose or belief to be able to drive your business towards success. If you do not have a specific purpose, we strongly urge you to give attention to this vital aspect of your personal belief structure and motivation for doing business. To assist with the exercise, we have complied 10 valuable guidelines for you to consider.

20 Outstanding professionals share their views on Goal Setting.

Goal setting is critical for achieving success in your business and personal life. The importance of setting and pursuing goals is often emphasized by professional authorities and successful business executives. I have made a list of 20 outstanding professionals with a summary of their respective attitudes towards goal setting. Whilst many have differing views about the implementation of the goal setting process, all agree that goal setting is absolutely essential for success. Entrepreneurs will gain valuable insight into the various goal setting processes advocated by these experts, and the indisputable benefits to be enjoyed by effectively setting and pursuing goals.

What is business success for you as an entrepreneur?

You have to determine what business success is to you. You have started your own business, or are planning to do so. You have put a lot of energy into this new venture and have a passion and belief that your business will succeed. You decided to open this business, because you firmly believe that there is a need for the product or service you offer… But how do you REALLY know whether your business is – or will be – a success?

Inspirational Quotes for the Self Employed by Nelson Mandela
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