Opening We Are Podcast 2017 – Do What Doesn’t Scale

At last year’s We Are Podcast one of the keynote speakers (and one of the most recognisable names in podcasting), John Lee Dumas shared with us his Fire Funnel technique. As entrepreneurs, I’m sure most of you are familiar with the concept of a “funnel” and where it fits into your business. But what really surprised me about Dumas’ We Are …

3 Unexpected Bonuses of Being an Entrepreneur

You’ve done it. You started your own business. Congratulations! The hard work is out of the way. But did you know that there are many more upsides to being an entrepreneur than just striking out on your own and pursuing your passions? Here are three unexpected bonuses that you will likely experience throughout your entrepreneurship journey. Enjoy. You will learn …

How Increasing Your Rate of Failure Could Be Your Key to Success

‘If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.’ This famous quote by Thomas Watson Jr. is a simple but elegant concept that has become a cornerstone of entrepreneurial philosophy. As the second president of IBM, Watson is known as one of history’s greatest business leaders. In the 1960s, his first attempt at creating a supercomputer failed …

Business Owner Success

Business owner success … do you know what that means?

Bigger is not always better. Faster is not always the best speed to operate under. Is business owner success even attainable? The tropical beach and a minimal work day are not everyone’s dream. Work towards your dreams. Be the person you want to be. Find your value and bring that forward. If you are taking the steps towards scaling your …

5 Top Tips to Hiring the Best People for Your Small Business

You might have a great business idea, but unless you hire great employees as well, you can’t expect to go far. Recruiting the right people is the number one way to give your small business the best chance at any success, because the wrong people can damage your company in plenty of different ways. A poorly-chosen employee can be a …