22 Presentation Mistakes that are Costing You Big Bucks

In the business world, giving presentations is akin to oxygen. How important are presentation skills? According to Forbes and Harris, 70% of people agree that they are critical to success at work. Whether you’re trying to raise money for a new venture, convince potential clients to give you their business or simply report on the present…

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7 Brian Tracy Quotes that Deserve a Spot in Your Office

If you’re at all interested in personal development, you’re likely to have heard the name Brian Tracy. What you might not realize is that Tracy has spent an average of three hours a day for 50 years, roughly 150,000 hours, studying and looking for the answers to the question “Why is it that some people…

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5 Ways to Communicate Better with Your Team

Productivity is a word that is thrown around a lot at companies and in lectures. Considering that a Google search of the word gives us 595,000,000 entries, you’d think we’d have figured it all out. And yet, time and time again, companies in every corner of the globe struggle to maximize productivity. Experience has shown…

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The X-Factor in Creating a Highly Productive Team

There is an x-factor contained within the most productive companies all over the world. Developed and leveraged correctly it has the potential to create unparalleled success. That factor is trust. In the bestselling book, The Speed of Trust, Stephen M. R. Covey explains that trust is directly related to cost and speed. As trust goes…

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Conversations You Should Have Every Week with Your Leadership Team

“No man is an island.” This is no truer than in business. Each person of your team is a cog in the machine, yourself included. Every time a team struggles to achieve their target, finish a project or reach their quota it’s down to one or more of those cogs. A team can only function…

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The Five-Step Formula to Transforming Your Habits

If there’s one thing that I’ve come to know about people is that we’re nothing if not creatures of habit. I’ve spent between one and three hours a day over the past 7 years now studying English, finance, time management and marketing. Despite these seemingly unconnected topics, I found a lot of overlap. Marketers, like…

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