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Leads International companies and motivated individuals to success by providing them clear, actionable steps that produce results quickly.

My Favourite Leadership Quotes Of Winston Churchill

Here are my favourite leadership quotes from Winston Churchill, I love his spirit of tenacity, perseverance and determination to succeed.

It is our will to win that has the biggest impact on our ability to be successful.

Great ideas often fail through inaction, procrastination or because people quit, sometimes when victory is within the grasp. 

At first […]

By |December 23rd, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|0 Comments

FAST Approach to Customers

In business our customers are our lifeblood and we are told that we should do everything to keep them satisfied, and that the customer is always right.

Well, in reality some customers are more right than others, more right for us that is.

Take a look at the table below which should be used to access just […]

By |December 22nd, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|0 Comments

The Best Approach to Giving Praise!

When it comes to motivation one of the key tools is positive feedback. We all want to hear about how good a job we have done, how well we are doing and that we are adding value.

In fact according to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, esteem is one of our basic needs and positive feedback helps to […]

By |December 21st, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|3 Comments

Guest Blog – 8 Ways To Improve Your Brain Power

Guest Post – 8 Ways tot Improve Your Brain Power by Key Retirement, as suggested by NeoMamStudios.

Acting as your command centre, your brain is what makes you distinctively you; allowing you to solve problems, judge situations, store memories and process your everyday surroundings. With this in mind, it makes sense to take care of this […]

By |December 21st, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|0 Comments

Short Term Results Versus Sustainable Results

With the sacking of Jose Mourinho, the Chelsea manager, just one season after he’d won the Premier Leagues, looks like a clear case of results matter.

Ok, you won last season, but what have you done for me lately.

In sport, just as in business, it tends to be all about the bottom line results, and on […]

By |December 18th, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|0 Comments

How KFC Can Help Improve Your Performance

I’m reading a great book called Convince Them in 90 Seconds Or Less which is written by my good friend Nick Boothman and I was looking to write a blog post about how leaders can create rapport quickly, which is an important skill to develop, and that blog will be coming in the next few […]

By |December 18th, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|0 Comments

Why We Need To Fight Complexity!

Today I came across this quote from Tony Robbins, “Complexity is the enemy of execution”, and I wholeheartedly agree with this sentiment.

In fact, I would go one further, I would say that complexity is the enemy of success, because if we cannot execute, then we definitely cannot be successful.

Complexity steals our focus, it’s impossible for […]

By |December 17th, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|1 Comment

Bring Me Solutions, Not Problems

If you want to get ahead, get recognised and be promoted, then one of the number one thing you can do, is it to become known as someone who brings solutions to your boss rather than problems.

Now I accept that you my not be able to solve every problem, but I do think that many […]

By |December 16th, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|4 Comments

Top 5 Mistakes New Leaders Make

It always feels great when we get offered our first leadership position, but we must not let this go to our head. The hard work starts once we are in position and too often first time leaders make mistakes that significantly impact their ability to succeed.

Here are 5 common mistakes that undermine first team leaders:

#1 […]

By |December 15th, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|0 Comments

FAST Approach Business Development

When it comes to business development, I always like to apply the FAST approach, especially Simplicity.

I think many people over complicate business development because in principle there are only 2 ways to increase business.

Increase Revenue from existing customers.
Revenue from new customers

Now I am sure that many will think, but what about adding new products or increasing […]

By |December 14th, 2015|Leadership Mantra, View All|0 Comments