You wake up without an alarm. It’s still early and you feel refreshed. You get something to eat and drink, then do your favourite things for your physical and mental well-being. Maybe yoga, swimming, paddling, running, walking, dancing, weights, spinning, or playing a sport. Then you sit down to work because this is your most […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on What if this were your life?
December is Reinvention month. We reinvent ourselves whenever we want to level up. Because the thinking that got us here won’t get us there. Leveling up is when we make a change that makes our lives better. It often involves owning an idea we have been mulling for a while. For instance, going from ‘I […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
A Successful business is built around making customers ecstatic. Why ecstatic? Because ecstatic customers make your life easier. They engage with you, they help you help them. They pay well and gladly. Most importantly, they tell others. How do you define ecstatic? Start by thinking about times you felt ecstatic yourself? What was […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Ecstatic Customers make your Business Better
We talked about you. Now we’re talking about business models and and building a business around your strengths. What is it about the hidden talent meme that fascinates us? We get a true thrill when someone pulls out a talent that saves the day. It’s part of the appeal of video games – you choose […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on You’re Stronger than you Think
Gary Morton and Frances Schagen explore what it means to design a business around your strengths. When we don’t, we struggle and you’ll hear how I made this mistake and struggled with my business. As always a great big thank you hug to my son, Joseph Schagen for sound engineering and for the original music […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on BOSC Podcast #4 Design your business around your strengths
Strengths-based leadership is about building a team where everyone works from their strengths and everything gets done well. It’s so easy it feels like cheating. When it’s our turn, we breeze through the work we have to do while, of course, doing our best work because the pressure is on. Then we watch while others […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Strength in Teams
I started my 100 day project on September 14 so it would end on December 20. Here’s the original post. My objective was to focus on my businesses; to figure out where they can go and to set it up so they will. I outlined 3 business ideas: Crystal Clear Bookkeeping Ltd, this Business Owners […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How I did with the 100 Day Project
It comes down to 4 things: KNOWN You know where you are and where you are going. You know how to do what you want to do. You know when to ask for help and from whom. You know your why. Your Business Model is clear. You have policies and procedures in place that everyone […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Our favourite business Owners are the ones that engage in their financials as a way to understand their business better. They use them to make decisions about what’s working what isn’t and where improvements can be made. Our favourite Business Owners stop and chat with us about how they are doing, about what their plans […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Favourite Customers