The importance of reading the right books

The importance of reading Reading or any form of knowledge acquisition is important to entrepreneurs in particular. Knowledge allows us to build or stand on the shoulders of others (if we read the right books). One of such an author on business is Malcolm Gladwell. You may also be interested Continue Reading

Good to Great and Small to Great

The right team first The business book “Good to Great” by Jim Collins has to be one of the most recommended books for aspiring leaders. This is a great book on several grounds and for many reasons. The author and his team spent five years analysing the reasons why some Continue Reading

Leadership lesson from the Royal family

Sometimes it is difficult to keep all the jewels in the crown. The lesson from the UK Royal family The royal family do not get enough credit for their strategic and management decisions skills. The current upheavals affecting them in the last few months have brought out the best in Continue Reading

Entrepreneurs lead by examples

Not every leader is an entrepreneur and not entrepreneur is a leader. But entrepreneurs must have good leadership skills. Great leaders also need to possess good entrepreneurial skills to deal with issues in their organisations; such as encouraging innovative solutions, developing great strategies and being able to get teams of Continue Reading

It is not over unless you give up

” It is not over…” is one of the best motivational speeches I have ever listened to. It was by the motivational speaker; Les Brown, titled ‘ It is not over until I win’.  The speech reminded me of my young niece who had the same attitude. She hated not Continue Reading

Consulting- Helping entrepreneurs to fulfil their dreams

One of the biggest challenges that entrepreneurs face is being able to review and get feedback on the ideas or opportunities that they are considering. Most entrepreneurs have several ideas on a daily basis, what they sometimes need is a critical and experienced reviewer to help them to shape and Continue Reading

Management consulting for small businesses: The vision of the future

More than 95% of businesses are classified as small to medium sized companies. These groups of companies have the highest rate of business failure, probably due to lack of appropriate resources to take them to the next level. Large corporations on the other hand can afford to augment their resources Continue Reading

The environment and our love of travelling

The world is getting smaller and aeroplanes allow us to get to our destinations faster and cheaper, but unfortunately, planes also pollute the environment. An average plane can take over 100 tonnes of fuel at around $100,000 a time according to Www.alux.com. See the link below for more about electric Continue Reading