7 Top Traits of a True Leader

7 traits of a true leader

Whether or not you have a team working for you yet, running a successful business requires stepping into a leadership role. It can be a daunting prospect but like most things in life leadership skills can be learned and developed, so never fear! The truth is there are a number of common traits found in the best leaders and […]

Self-Care is More Important Than You Think

You’ve probably heard the term “self-care” used a lot lately. It’s become a popular buzzword in the media and in personal development circles. However, you still may be unclear on what it means or even think it doesn’t apply to you! There’s a common misconception that it involves getting your hair or nails done or having regular massages or […]

Cultivating Calm in Business

“Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.” – Paramhansa Yogananda These are certainly wise words from Indian monk, yogi and guru Paramhansa Yogananda on the relationship between being calm and being happy.. A sense of calm can be particularly fleeting for busy small business owners. It feels like there’s always something happening that is trying to […]

Next Level Thinking

“You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.” – Marianne Williamson The inspiration for today’s insight comes from this quote from American author Marianne Williamson on the necessity to change our thinking before we can change our “being”. Have you ever tried to reinvent yourself? Perhaps you wanted to stop […]

Uplevel Your Skills

“You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills”– Jim Rohn This inspiration for this post comes from the amazing Jim Rohn. If you’re unfamiliar with Jim’s work, I highly recommend listening to some of his talks on Youtube or tracking down some of his books. He speaks a lot on personal responsibility and doing what you can […]

Are you Growing or Dying?

“You are either growing or dying. Stagnation does not exist in the universe.” – Steve Siebold Are you growing or dying? What about your business? If you’re here reading this, you’ve (perhaps unknowingly!) chosen the path of growth, but you might be feeling like you’re lagging, static or even going backward when it comes to your business. It’s been […]

Mindset Matters

“It’s all in the mind.” – George Harrison These five words uttered by famous Beatle George Harrison in the Yellow Submarine feature film can easily go unnoticed amongst the nonsense of the scene. Though it’s a light hearted music-adventure animation, George’s words are more deep and meaningful than we might realise. That’s because it is, in fact, all in […]