As someone trained in coaching, I’m supposed to love goals. Supposed to. In truth I find them rather one dimensional. Goals need to be punchier! Read more2
At the KPI Brand Acccelerator Confereces, Matthew Michaelwicz presents The Art of the Perfect Pitch. An expert in entrepreneurship, innovation and success psychology, Matthew joined Robert recently to discuss his latest book. Read more
What goals will get you to where you want to go? It all depends on the destination. Read more3
If you’re contemplating another year in business with even a smidgeon of dread and foreboding, spend five minutes reading this. Read more10
Micro business owners often get so caught up with reflecting on past highs and lows that they lose sight of the bigger picture. Add a little dreaming to your business strategy to ensure your business continues onward and upward. Read more3
Setting business goals is one thing, but actually achieving them is a whole other story. Use these tips to stay focused on achieving your business goals even when life gets in the way. Read more8
Have some water, grab an orange and gather round. As the financial year draws to a close, it’s time for the half-time pep talk. Read more4
Right now we’re turning our attention to the year ahead and we’ve decided 2012 will be Flying Solo’s best yet. Here’s what we’re going to do. Read more3
Any great entrepreneur or business owner knows that setting business goals is crucial for businesses to be highly successful. A good way is to set daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly goals. Read more1
Whoosh! What was that? That was the first half of 2011 racing past in the outside lane. The faster you’re travelling, the more crucial you stay pointing in the right direction. Here’s how to keep your eyes on the road. Read more16
Over the summer, I love imagining grand visions for a glittering year ahead. But when it comes to developing the necessary action plans, I start to nod off. Read more23
Choosing a New Year’s resolution is easy, but for them to stick you need to ask: did you make a wish or a commitment? Read more24
It’s a great time to set new goals. These tips for effective goal setting are based on neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) to help make your goals more lively, fun, and effective! Read more17
Many experts tell you that the best way to achieve a goal is by using big picture thinking - to imagine how life looks and feels once you’ve reached it. Read more32
Do you feel too overwhelmed by lack of time, space or energy to set goals? Breaking the process down and being organised at every step will see you setting goals in next to no time. Read more8
Success is not about working long hours and weekends, it’s about actively targeting key business milestones in the form of key, or ‘springboard’ events. Here’s how these events can propel your business forward. Read more4
Several years ago I took a stab at managing a pop band. They were good musicians. I was an okay manager. Together we failed abysmally. I think I know why. We didn't have the correct goal setting strategy. Read more23
To be successful in our business, we need to have a clear vision of where we are going, as well as how we are going to get there. This can be done by creating a personal mission statement, describing the ultimate purpose for our solo journey. Read more1
In December, the world of the solo business owner can go somewhat wobbly. Sound familiar? Thought so. Welcome to what I consider the most uncomfortable few weeks of the silly season. I suggest it’s time to let some business deadlines go. Read more27
The road to business success can be quite a journey and we need to be clear about where we are going. Learning how to create a vision statement will greatly increase our chances of success. Read more6
This time last year I took a trip to Borneo, where I climbed south east Asia's largest mountain, Mount Kinabalu. I learned a great deal about how to achieve goals from the experience. Read more12
Comfort zones are insidious. They keep us doing the same old things, the way we’ve always done them. After all, when was the last time you thought about taking your business to new and heady heights, but didn’t actually get any further? Read more9
Is your vision for your business acheivable? Only then can it keep you motivated and focused. Here's how a vision that's grounded in reality can be of real use to your solo business. Read more2
There is a big difference between dreams and goals. Here's what to consider when it comes to setting goals and turning dreams into reality! Read more9
In the heady arena of business strategy, consultants find wonderful acronyms for the work they do. Let me introduce one to you. It’s the BHAG – the Big Hairy Audacious Goal! Read on to find out more about setting long and short term business goals. Read more8
What is it that helps and hurts us when it comes to achieving our goals? Why is it so easy one day and so difficult the next? Here are three factors which play a part in self-regulation and setting and achieving goals. Read more7
The secret to effective goal setting is to break your big objectives into manageable chunks. Here's how... Read more3
In our book Flying Solo - How to go it alone in business, Sam and I talk a great deal about the role and importance of holding a buiness vision. Having long term goals can help you make decisions every day. Read more2
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