Recently my colleagues designed a sales incentive to attract new clients to advertise on our media network. Our incentive was enough to attract several new clients and encourage existing clients to increase their investment with us. Rapport was not enough One of my clients, who I had a long-standing relationship with, was a particularly (more…)
You’re probably going to think I’m lazy because I outsource my life. I don’t do much if I don’t need to or don’t want to. Hell, I can’t even remember the last time I vacuumed or washed the dishes at home. Not that I can’t vacuum. I just don’t want to. Perhaps I should explain (more…)
Work-life integration is a poor substitute for balance. We are blurring the lines between our work and personal lives and the phrase ‘work-life intergration’ seems to be our attempt to justify this wrong. “Why are we able to answer emails on Sundays, but unable to go to the movies on Monday afternoons?” -Ricardo Semler Picking (more…)
Perfect entrepreneurs know, “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself”. The trouble is, there are no perfect entrepreneurs.
I don’t know who first said those words but since then it has frequently been repeated by perfectionists everywhere. I know business owners who believe this to their core and the way their business runs is proof of that.
Is ‘hustle culture’ killing entrepreneurs? Ask any self employed person how they’re doing and you will usually get a reply, “I’ve been so busy”. If you were to go into their workplace for a day and observe them, you would probably find that’s true. Everyone is busy.