The SUCCESS Plan. Do you have one?

Do you have a success plan ? You might be thinking...What is a success plan ? Why do I need a success plan ? What does success mean? The definition of success is "The accomplishment of an aim or purpose” (REF: Oxford Dictionary). So in other words, success is the achievement of an objective and the objective can be […]

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What are your SUPERPOWERS ?

In this article, we explore superpowers....The unique talents and skills you posses which are about the "how" you do the things you do to achieve great results, make a difference and contribute in a positive way. What are your superpowers? What are your superpowers ? Yes, superpowers and I don't mean the type found in […]

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The PERFECT Day . What does it look like ?

The perfect day …What does this look like for you. Can you define it? Sounds easy to do, but is it? The perfect day can mean something different to everyone. Is it on the weekend, or on holiday or is it during the week? There are many things to consider which can impact what this […]

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What does FREEDOM mean for you?

Freedom! What does freedom mean ? What does this mean for you? For many, freedom is linked to financial aspects of their life. They believe they can achieve freedom by working their way up the salary ladder and therefore have the ability to buy what ever they want when they want. Great in principle, but […]

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The challenge of stepping out from the corporate world.

Working in industry was great and this is where I learned a lot and was given some fortunate opportunities to develop and grow as a professional, as a leader, as a mentor and as a person. Stepping out from the corporate world and starting a business to work for myself came with a number of challenges...However, […]

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PROJECTS – Is this why your projects never hit their targets?

  Project: An individual or collaborative enterprise that is carefully planned to achieve a particular aim. (Ref: www.oxforddictionaries.com )      Projects are part of every day life in a business and are not only limited to large discrete initiatives. What I mean by this is that many associate projects with what a company produces. For […]

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#INNOVATION – Is this something which everyone can do?

I am going to start with a some of questions in relation to innovation and how many perceive innovation. Q. Why does it seem that innovation is restricted mainly to the large corporates? Q. Why do many fear away from the idea of innovation? Q. How can we be innovative? It is too expensive! Q. […]

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NPD: New Product Development. THE Top 5 challenges to implement it. But WHAT is REALLY HOLDNG YOU BACK?

There are many views on the challenges associated with developing a new product, but here (in this article) I would like to explore the challenges which can be faced within an organisation when implementing a process to develop a new product. I have stated it before, that in my opinion, any business which provides a product […]

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NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT (NPD). The 3 Key deliverables of NPD

I am going to start off with three simple questions. Q. How do you take your idea to market?  Q. How do you ensure that you have validated that your idea is robust and meets the legal requirements? Q. How do you know that your idea is what your customer wants or needs and how […]

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LEAN: It is important but it won’t grow your business.

I see a lot of emphasis these days on LEAN and productivity activities pitched as what is needed for business and industry to grow their markets and opportunities. LEAN and the associated activities are important and relevant methodologies which almost  every business can benefit from and can be applied in every part of a business. […]

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