What’s your mission?

Having a passionate mission in your business inspires employees and customers alike. Does your business have a mission? Now, I don’t mean do you have a mission statement, that says the what, how and why of what you do. I’m talking about a mission: Something that really inspires people and inspires you, and really encourages… Read the full article

Inspiring trust – go beyond the profit

According to Simon Sinek in his book “Start with Why”, “Trust begins to emerge when we have a sense that another person or organisation is driven by things other than their own self-gain.” How do you inspire trust from your customers – go beyond the profit. If a business appears to be only interested in… Read the full article

Inspiring Your Team with a Word for 2017

Inspire Your Team with a Word for 2017 In a previous article I spoke about having a word for the year to inspire you to a greater 2017. This is great when you are working on your own personal development and when you are working by yourself. However, what do you do when you work… Read the full article

Wholistic Approach to Business

Business Soul Food Episode 31 My background is in Naturopathy and I used to have a business, which I sold, in selling Natural Health products. When I sold that I went off and got a job, like normal people do. What I found after a while was that I was losing connection with myself. Everything… Read the full article

Coming Together with Purpose

Business Soul Food Episode 30 There is a quote from the Sacred Book of Mayans. “We did not put our ideas together. We put our purposes together. And we agreed. Then we decided.” I really love this quote because it seems to me that when people come together to create new ideas or to make… Read the full article

Listening from the Heart

Business Soul Food Episode 29 Recently, I lead a leadership group through an important meeting. They needed to discuss their leadership team and how they would redistribute responsibilities. The leader of the organisation has cancer and is undergoing treatment which is leaving him drained and unable to function at him full capacity. Everyone was keen… Read the full article

Innovate for Success

To be successful and grow as a business or organisation, it is essential to be innovative. Without this, it will shrivel and die. Coming up with new ideas all the time can be hard work. It can take a lot of time and money researching the latest trends and speculating about what the next best… Read the full article

Mid-life Crisis of Business

As a society we are facing a mid-life crisis. We look around at what we have and it no longer fulfils us. What is it all for? We have been so focussed on the having, we have forgotten to be. While all of this has been going on we’ve become lost in the illusion and… Read the full article

Community in Business

Community is really important to me. I believe it is something that has been missing in many workplaces. Community offers a safe place for people to feel that they are able to participate. It’s about crating relationships where people feel that they are wanted, needed, liked and can share with each other in a way… Read the full article