Archive for January, 2012

Shift and Reset… How to Make “Stuff” Happen

“I am angry. There are real problems facing the world, and we, as a society, are not doing enough to address them in the right ways, not the ways we know are possible. The old way isn’t working, and we know it. We continue to reward the same behaviors we have rewarded in the past while expecting different results. We profess interest in really doing things differently but settle into routines that are comfortable and safe, and we are fooling ourselves. There are lots of excuses for not making real, demonstrable changes in the way we live, work, and how…

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What is Your Mother of a Business Worth?

It’s important to note that any two licensed appraisers or prospective investors can read key valuation factors differently. But what is true to all business valuations is the attempt to put a dollar value on a company’s future business potential.    Startup entrepreneurs and well-established business owners should have a sophisticated appreciation of how investors and ultimately business buyers will size up their company’s potential. Sometimes these factors which can influence company valuations are referred to as “business fundamentals” or “investment fundamentals.” Here are six fundamentals that may influence the value of your business. (For full details, read the article…

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How Resilient-Ready are You for 2012?

Tom Peters recently blogged about Flourish, the latest book by Martin Seligman, founder of the Positive Psychology Movement. Their research has shown that the building of personal strengths such as courage, optimism, work ethic, honesty and perseverance all have a positive effect on peoples’ mental wellbeing. The process of building a positive mindset is not trivial or easy, as evidenced by Seligman’s work with the US Army. However, if it piques your interest, why not try Seligman’s “Three Good Things” exercise? It sounds simple, but over time its effects can be profound. Three Good Things Exercise Each night before you…

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As featured on the Australian Businesswomens Network… Start with the End in Mind TODAY…

OK… so you’ve got through the festive season, and all went (or not). Now it’s time to dream about the year to come, and what you want to do with your Mother of a Business. This link is as good a place as any to start… enjoy. Good Luck!

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