November 22, 2018

A BOLD CONVERSATION

GRATITUDE AND GROWTH – A THANKSGIVING MESSAGE Thanksgiving is time to take stock, to be grateful for what we’ve got, to break-even, in business, before bargaining […]
October 10, 2018

An Interview with New Business Age

The Global Brainstorm is an event for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), an international initiative started in 2008 aimed at introducing entrepreneurship among the world’s youth. It […]
September 16, 2018

The Adventures of Mr Turtle in Kathmandu

Dear SAWDF Sister, Matriarchs, Mates and other inspiring individuals I met in Kathmandu – This one is for you – a picture book and avatar of […]
August 1, 2018

Answering Thekla from Namibia

“My business ideas aren’t moving.  I’m a young person who wishes to do more to increase entrepreneurship among fellows.  So far, we are working so hard […]
April 10, 2018

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

Perceived as an out-dated cliché’ the need to ‘think outside the box’ is more real now than ever.  To think outside of the box basically means […]
April 5, 2018

LEADING WITH VISION

Why leading with vision is important. I was having a conversation yesterday – one of those unexpected ones with a work contact that suddenly took us […]
April 3, 2018

SMART TECHNIQUES SOLVE PROBLEMS.

“Small minds see the problem, average minds see the challenge and strong minds see the opportunity.” Smart techniques solve problems.  If you’re stuck with a problem […]
March 29, 2018

IDEAS OPEN DOORS

Ideas open new doors. Innovation and invention lead the future.  If you’re the one to generate a new idea then you’re the first person to do […]
March 27, 2018

QUALITY-THINKING GIVES YOU THE LEADING EDGE

The workplace is changing and because of this, the need for quality thinking will continue to grow.  Academic qualifications don’t always dictate the income we can […]
March 22, 2018

RELEASE THE POTENTIAL HARBOURED IN YOUR HEAD.

YOUR HEAD IS FULL OF POTENTIAL The internet is awry with articles about the right brains and left brains and how we only use so much […]
December 22, 2017

FINTECH FUTURE GLOBAL BRAINSTORM

Fintech Friday #GEW2017 On 17 November 2017 the fintech future brainstorm took place.  The conversation quickly moved beyond binary answers to conclude there is no silver […]
October 26, 2017

THE EYE-WATERING STATISTICS THAT COULD SEE ANYONE SPIRAL INTO DEPRESSION

– AND HOW YOU CAN PREVENT YOUR WORKPLACE LOSING VALUBLE TALENT TO MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES. #thrivingatwork  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/thriving-at-work-a-review-of-mental-health-and-employers 1 in 6 people is an astonishing and intolerable […]
June 7, 2017

7 QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT GROUP CULTURE

IN THE RUN UP TO THE GENERAL ELECTION… 7 QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT THE CULTURE OF AN ORGANISATION (OR NATION) TO BETTER UNDERSTAND IF IT IS CONSTRUCTIVE OR DEFENSIVE. […]