So my mother texted me the other day. Just one of many hundred texts she sends on a monthly basis to keep me safe and breathing at all times with cautionary tales, depressing statistics and … Read more about In Defense Of A Trampoline – And An Unplugged Way Of Life
"What if CEO stood for ‘chief enabling officer’? What if that CEO's primary role were to nurture a breed of intrapreneurs…?" – Richard Branson, CEO, Virgin Group As a business owner, I have always … Read more about Got Intrapreneurs On Your Business Team? Lucky You!
My dad worked a lot. He tried his best to make time for his wife and kids, but as a business-owner he did not have the luxury of a 9-to-5 existence. And having started working myself at a very young … Read more about Balance Versus 100-Hour Work Weeks: My Personal Journey Towards Better Time Management
Starting a business is the hardest thing you’ll ever do – other than choosing the person you will marry. I grew up in an environment of entrepreneurship, in a family of generational entrepreneurs, and … Read more about Why Business And Marriage Have So Much In Common
According to Exodus in the Old Testament, God issued his own set of laws – the Ten Commandments -- to Moses on Mount Sinai. In Catholicism, the Ten Commandments are considered divine laws because God … Read more about 10 Commandments For New Business-Owners
The hardest thing you have to learn as a new business owner is finding balance in your life. And the most valuable tool in your arsenal – that will keep you sane, focused and functional -- is the … Read more about First Lesson Of New Business Ownership: Learn To Say `No”!
I am a big believer in personality tests. I know they are extremely controversial and they’re not all perfect. There is a common perception that personality tests are a grey-area practice that some … Read more about Personality Tests: Why I Take Them Seriously
Working for over 18 years in people-centric businesses like real estate and marketing, I have learnt one thing: no matter how good you are at your job, a percentage of your customers will always be … Read more about How To Deal With `Hostile’ Clients Without Losing The Psychological Upper Hand