Designing our lives for success

The first step is to consider what we want to change. Photo: Yay Images If we consider ‘entrepreneurship’ more than a business term and as a way of life, then it makes sense to look at how we can design our personal lives as well as our business lives for the kind of success we seek.  In entrepreneur.com , Pernille Spiers-Lopez, business leader, coach, mentor and author, shares with Carol Roth some top tips from her book Design Your Life . In her article, Roth explains that Spiers-Lopez has...

Taking charge of change

Kristine Maudal and Even Fossen – founders of Brainwells and authors of the blog LeadershipCourageFun – develop unique online programs for leaders and change makers. Based on their complementary and combined years’ experience as leaders of highly successful and high growth businesses, they now work internationally training ambitious executive teams. Their mantra is that good – and even great – leadership is what changes everything in this world. They love to share their thoughts and experiences ...

Five tips for optimising online client engagement

Effective client engagement is essential for establishing trust and brand loyalty. The proliferation of web-based and mobile communications channels allows businesses to be more connected than ever with their clients. At the same time, customers now expect to interact with us when, how and where they choose.  In this digital age it is increasingly important to improve the client experience so that we can reach out to new clients and boost return business and recommendations.   In an ar...

Essential strategies for building social capital

{backbutton} Networking is one of the keys to professional success and there is a huge difference between building a list of contacts and creating a truly effective network. “Building and nurturing a network is one of the most powerful things you can do to support your career advancement,” says Bonnie Marcus, Founder & CEO of Women's Success Coaching. In an article in Forbes , Marcus shares her seven essential networking strategies. 1.   Network proactively Surrounding ourselves with pe...

What is the entrepreneur’s definition of success?

While soaring profits may seem an obvious sign of success to others, Spanish entrepreneurs tend to value personal achievements and their contribution to society as a more important measure of their success, according to expansion.com .    The MIT Technology Review study published by Opinno shows that for Spanish entrepreneurs the five key aspects that define success are self-fulfilment, purpose, innovation, excellence and financial benefits.  For entrepreneurs aged the 20 to 40, s...

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