What CEO’s are focusing on for the next 12 months.

According to Melissa Raffoni, the recessionary tide appears to have turned and the CEOs she consults to are starting to look ahead with more confidence at 2010. She’s just done an informal survey among 30 of her clients. They’re planning to focus on the following aspects of their business success in the next 12 months: • Strategy to invest in web 2.0/social marketing to capture consumer market share  • Sales channel...

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Getting out of the recessionary tight spot.

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”  Harriet Beecher Stowe Ah, heck! If everything in life was easy, life would be very boring. If events and trials were easy there’d be no honour and accomplishment in achieving them.  It’s only in...

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Staying motivated in tough times

The whole concept of motivation is a strange one. Speakers have been around for years getting people to jump on their chairs at conferences, and Managers have been tasked with keeping people motivated after such events. The truth is that nobody can motivate you. Why? Because motivation comes from only on place – within you. Motivation can be defined as “the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to...

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Staying motivated in tough economic times

The whole concept of motivation is a strange one. Speakers have been around for years getting people to jump on their chairs at conferences, and Managers have been tasked with keeping people motivated after such events. The truth is that nobody can motivate you. Why? Because motivation comes from only one place – within you. Motivation can be defined as “the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to...

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