Tips to Beat Business Loneliness and Survive!

My day always starts with a tea. More recently a decaffeinated tea, but I have started to migrate to coffee. By 10 a.m., I’m back for a third or fourth cup. It’s my fuel for writing, but it’s also my chance to leave the comfort of my performance chair, shake out a few of the…

Get Miserable and Become Brilliant!

Ideas come from the strangest places… I only want to talk to people that want a ‘great career’. Not to people that want a ‘good career’. Because we’ve all been designed and modified into thinking that we all want a good job or a good career. We’ve been bought up by mummy and daddy to…

Why You Should Never Fear Failing

As I stood in front of that board back in 1992, I began to sweat profusely. I was feeling numb and the first signs of anxiety started to show. My hands were tingling and the palms sweaty. I blocked out the voices and physical presence on both sides. People started to pat me on the…

Why You Need to Learn – The Art of a Brilliant Business

Do you remember leaving school or university and thinking that exams and assessments would be a thing of the past? It doesn’t take long to realise that the workplace can be an equally intense and competitive learning environment. And if you’re honest with yourself, you’ll think that school was the better bet! Whether we like…

Your Network, Your Business/Life – The Art of a Brilliant Business

People who ‘do business’ sometimes shy away from networking events. Some are very simple. Some networking events make you ‘beg for work’. Some events evolve walking in fields and networking. (Seriously! waiting for a review on that one). And some events are so trendy you can’t hear the person in front of you speak, because…

Do YOU Need Social Media or Does Social Media NEED YOUR Business?

Does your business need social media? It depends on your answer to this question: Does your business have customers that are on social networks? If the answer is yes, then you need to be there with them. But I want to start asking a different question. Does social media need your business? And then… What…

The Relationship Trap – The Art of a Brilliant Business

Whether you run a large company or a small one, some of the most important people in your life can be effected by what’s happening in a mentally ill persons head. They support you, they live the highs and lows with you. The thing is, they are the most likely to be effected by what…

An Anxious Workplace is a Crap Workplace – The Art of a Brilliant Business

Anxiety at Work: A Career-Busting Condition Anxiety disorders have the potential to negatively affect job-performance and could ruin your career. Katrina Gay always worried about her on-the-job performance, but she rebelled by used the anxiety to her advantage by pushing herself to produce quality work. After the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, however, she…