Leading yourself first is not about jumping to a destination. It's about disciplining yourself to take those consistent steps daily, says Executive coach, speaker, and Best Selling Author, Mike Acker. If you're not where you want to be, ASK YOURSELF what is it going to take to get you to where you need to be. Create a plan. Write it down. Break your master plan into doable chunks. Be S.M.A.R.T about it. ✅ What are the Specifics? ✅ How will your Measure your progress? ✅ Is it
How do you find your niche? Tom Reaoch says, find your niche and create your brand. As entrepreneurs we could all do a whole bunch of things, and perhaps along the journey we will, but at the beginning it's good to focus on: where do you provide the greatest value in the market place? Where will you get the highest return on your investment of time, skill, and experience? Who will value what you have to offer the most? Then create an offering that will speak directly to the
Everything you need is going to happen through people. Network! Tom Reaoch says, Most people wait until they've lost their job or need a new client to start networking. Nothing wrong with that, but it's better to always be growing your network. "Your network is your networth." ~ Porter Gale To listen this Reinventing Perspectives Podcast episode go to: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1139753/9339088 Tom Reaoch is an American, known as The King of Networking in Brazil with many yea
Train your mind to innovate. Tamara Ghandour, President of LaunchStreet Consultancy and the creator of the proprietary Innovation Quotient Edge (IQE) assessment, says the innovative mind is similar to a muscle, the more it's used the stronger it gets and the easier you can access it on demand. As entrepreneurs it's critical to train our minds to be idea generating machines. We're in the business of problem solving and innovation. To take the IQE assessment and discover your u
Fear often masquerades as many things. One of them could be needing for things to be perfect. How can something be perfect before you have experience in doing it? It's impossible! So sitting on the fence waiting for the perfect scenario to do that thing that keeps nagging you is wasting your own time. It's robbing you of the learning curve you're trying to jump by just thinking. We have to get in the game to learn how the game is played. Just start! Yes, we study the game bef
How to live a lifestyle of worship? Donna shares her passion of worship and the lessons she's learnt along the way as a musician, entrepreneur, author, and worship leader. Here's the challenge to us all (me included): Let's take the mundane out of the way we live and recognise EVERYTHING as an opportunity to bring forth our best. I'm reminded of the parable of Cain and Abel in Genesis 4: 4 . They both brought offerings before the Lord, there was no memo on the specifics of th
Finding our purpose is one of the most important and confusing things we have to do. I remember trying to figure out what my purpose was for years. I thought it had to be this big, complicated, shiny thing, out there somewhere. I kept searching with clue what I was trying to find. So, I was glad to hear Donna say, it's already in you, sometimes you just haven't realised it's there. For the full podcast episode go to:
https://www.buzzsprout.com/1139753/9280739 Donna Renay Pat
What do people say about you? Your reputation precedes you. People hear about you before they meet you. Personal branding isn't a new concept, it's always existed. The advancement in technology just introduced speed to the building of a personal brand. We can reach more people all at once with our message. The only problem with this speed is the reality that bad news travels faster than good news. There are rooms where your name will be mentioned, and you won't get the opport
Everything you're hoping to accomplish is waiting on you to take ACTION. Pedro's message: "Begin to take ownership of your life and business." To listen to the full podcast episode where marketing expert, Pedro Meneses, shares his journey as an entrepreneur, tips on time management, increasing productivity, marketing strategy fundamentals, and a challenge to work on our mindsets; go to: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1139753/8414156 To connect with Pedro: pedromeneses.online What
So often we beat ourselves down or beat other people down for failing to take action. We never stop to try and understand the "WHY?" It's a mindset matter. Dr Denise Moore Revel says, if we don't work on getting our mindset right we will never get to executing on our business strategies. What's does your mindset work out look like? Dr. Denise Moore Revel is a CEO, founder, an award-nominated, best-selling author, speaker, and personal development coach. P.S. For the full podc
Let's be honest! For most of us (🤚🏾I'm here too) our lifestyle growth tends to outpace our growth in income. We are stealing from our financial future hoping it won't make that big a difference if we enjoy a little extra today. It will! Profit First Expert, Rocky Lalvani, says lifestyle creep is inevitable but we have to put measures into place to slow it down by increasing our savings and investments even as we live a 'little better.' Rocky Lalvani works with small busine
Are you struggling to balance all the responsibilities you have as an entrepreneur? "The E-myth Revisited" has been most frequently recommended book by guest entrepreneurs on the ReinventingPerspectives podcast. I had to share this as the 1st book in our #LeadersAreReaders series. My personal review: This book is phenomenal! Every time I thought I disagreed with the author, my issue was addressed in the following paragraphs, and let's just say I was SET STRAIGHT 🤣. It's th
Entrepreneur lesson #1: Listen To Your Gut! The first of our #EntrepreneurLessonsSeries is courtesy of Connected Sponsor Founder, Sheila Farragher-Gemma. Here's her biggest lesson⬇️ Decision making is the hallmark of entrepreneurship. ✅ Do your homework/research. There's no substitute for due diligence. ✅ Speak to people who are highly knowledgeable and credible around the topic/area ✅ And then, follow your diligent, knowledgeable GUT! Sheila helps event promoters monetize th
What is the Day 1 Mentality? Elements of Amazon's Day 1 Culture: Being customer obsessed.
What does you customer need and want? Maintaining a long term focus.
How does every business activity fit into the long term vision? Embracing failure.
Innovation requires trial and the unavoidable errors. Experiment! Being proactive rather than reactive.
What actions can we take before we're forced to do so? Making well thought out decisions very quickly.
What are you doing to get b
This is the ultimate work smarter not harder quote (for me). I have found that the list of things to do is always long and growing, but the tasks that are critical to business success are very few. It boils down to the 80/20 rule, 80% of the results will come from 20% of the work. The first task is then identifying the 20%. But even after identifying the big results tasks, there's a temptation to just get working, after all "time is money". And that being busy adrenaline is r