Entries by Indy

What is a good business plan, and at what point do I need to write one?

A good business plan will cover a critical and comprehensive analysis of the key components in a business. This includes areas such as vision/ strategy, finance, operations, market, competition and sales & marketing. The key is making the business plan clear, succinct and relevant according to the business in question. Focus on the important areas […]

Are you a Giver, Taker or a Matcher?

Building a successful business comes through service and giving. Really you ask? Yes. A great book, ‘Give and Take’, talks about there being 3 types of people in the world: ‘givers’, ‘takers’ and ‘matchers’. What are you? Did you know which of these are most successful? And which are the least successful (the doormats of […]

How to tell a great story

With anyone you meet it really is all about story telling. How good are you at telling a story? This is from the Harvard business school: http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/07/how-to-tell-a-great-story/ We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, […]

Setting up a business – what you should think about…

So what do you need to think about when setting up your business? Whether your starting out or growing your business, here are some key points to think about.  ▪   What exactly is your business? ▪   How do people benefit? ▪   What makes you different? ▪   Who is your target client? ▪   Why are you […]

Why I coach? And what I look for in my clients

I love coaching. Serving and impacting the person in front of me. It allows me to bring my energy, focus, commitment and challenge to every session I am in with a client. I believe in building a coaching practice based on service. And so I wake up most days thinking, who can I help today? […]

Impossibility

This is a great article from Rich Litvin. Impossible goals. Remember a place to come from, not a place to get to. You may not get that, but re-read and start to. It will change everything. THREE AND A HALF GUARANTEED WAYS TO GET EVERYTHING YOU WANT IN 2016 1. THE POWER OF “IMPOSSIBLE GOALS” […]

Money is like water

Did you know. Money is a carrier of our intentions, money is energy, and money is an opportunity to nourish those things we care most about.   As Lynne Twist, writes in her book, the Soul of Money ‘Like water, money is a carrier. It can carry positive energy, possibility, and intention. Or it can […]