Why do you pay out so much money for your children to do sports?

“One of my friends asked “Why do you pay so much money for your children to do all their sports”? Well I have a confession to make; I don’t pay for my kids to to do sports. Personally, I couldn’t care less about what sport they do. So, if I am not paying for sportsContinue reading “Why do you pay out so much money for your children to do sports?”

What I took from the Forbes article by Gillian Zoe Segal

I recently read a Forbes article by Gillian Zoe Segal, the author of “Getting There: A book of mentors” Which resonated with me. The message was powerful and straight forward. In her personal opinion (which I wholeheartedly agree with), Stop and think before you or let’s be honest, your parents invest a vast amount ofContinue reading “What I took from the Forbes article by Gillian Zoe Segal”

Business owner Boyd Parker explains what skills you need to succeed

People often view sales skills negatively, but they are actually about good communication, which is a vital tool to use in whatever career you choose. When business owner Boyd Parker was asked what skill most contributed to his success as a CEO, he replied without hesitation that it was sales ability. He believes that successContinue reading “Business owner Boyd Parker explains what skills you need to succeed”

Confessions of a Sales Consultant: 3 Secrets most Consultants will NEVER Admit

Being a business owner is tough. There are often times when I, Boyd Parker, needed to admit to myself that I needed help in getting to the next stage of my business. But there’s one thing that, no matter the stage of business you’re at, you need to understand inside and out: sales! On theContinue reading “Confessions of a Sales Consultant: 3 Secrets most Consultants will NEVER Admit”

5 Harsh Truths About Why Entrepreneurial Leaders Fail

Being a great leader is one of the hardest things we as entrepreneurs need to do. It takes guts, grit, and a huge amount of work to build your business to where you want it to be. The failure rate of new businesses is astounding and whilst there are a large amount of factors thatContinue reading “5 Harsh Truths About Why Entrepreneurial Leaders Fail”

Why Great Leaders Don’t focus on “Leadership” (and what they do instead)

One of the challenges of being your own boss and building something incredible (be it an 8-figure global business, a solid family, or just the best local 5-a-side team) is that you need to step up and be a leader. The only problem with that is there’s no real measurement for what a “great leader”Continue reading “Why Great Leaders Don’t focus on “Leadership” (and what they do instead)”