Is it the finish line or the start of something new?
It's day 10 of the 10 Day Blog Challenge and I can now see the finish line. I have found this challenge, a challenge, but in a good way. I do enjoy writing because it is a way I am able to connect with people and share experiences while looking at things from a different […]More Info
Can you work from any LOCATION?
For many, work means they must on location or on site somewhere everyday. This typically applies to everyone from the cleaner to the receptionist to the finance manager to the managing director and the business owner. And quite often, the days are long, laborious and demanding. But do they have to be? Is there another […]More Info
Do you make time for ADVENTURE?
Do you make time for adventure? Do you like adventure? Do you wish you could go on adventures more often? What would an adventure look like for you? And what do I mean by adventure? I am referring to any activity that you would undertake that is not work. Something that you would do away […]More Info
To have perfect or imperfect ACTION: That is the question?
To have perfect or imperfect action that is the question! You might be thinking, wow that is pretty heavy or profound. And yes, I am drawing a parallel with Shakespeare's famous literary line “to be or not to be that is the question”. The “to be or not to be…” line is all about whether […]More Info
What do you think about having a MENTOR ?
Do you have a mentor? Would you like a mentor? Are you thinking….Why would I need a mentor? Do you think having a mentor is a sign of weakness? Do you think having mentor will help or is it just a waste of both your time? It is an interesting consideration. There is no right […]More Info
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 […]More Info
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 […]More Info
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 […]More Info
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 […]More Info
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. […]More Info