In business, I have learnt the incredible value of building dashboards that eliminate unnecessary data (ruthlessly) and focus only on imperative and useful stats that help you make informed decisions quickly. In my average week, I refer to two central dashboards. One the shows the health of my business and the other that track my key
Throughout the last 30 years, organisations have had to adapt their practices to coincide with the advancement of the internet. Constantly introducing innovative technology, there is now so much scope for opportunity. As part of this development, many businesses have begun to offer online training for both their current and new employees. Fast becoming the most
Shopping trends have drastically changed since the digital transformation occurred. By 2021, e-commerce sales are predicted to reach a whopping $4.88 billion. It is a booming business. That is why a strong online presence is essential for every aspiring business owner. Also, nearly 90 percent of shoppers start to search for a product online. Even when
It's inevitable that in our lifetime, leaders will face more of these challenges, and we need to start preparing ourselves to lead effectively. The new post-pandemic world will require much from our leaders. In assessing my leadership approach to this pandemic, I have found the following to be significant in the way we lead.
Entrepreneurs are people who don't have a shortage of ideas. They're constantly devising new ways to create value. The very nature of their "idea-driven" personality has become their most significant asset and the most substantial liability. The trouble with being an ideas-driven person is that we don't take the time to run those ideas through the
Ten years ago, I was retrenched from a marketing and sales position. My story is the same as many other people. Sometimes losing a job can point towards a better life and opportunities you never thought possible. After my retrenchment, I didn't have an epiphany about starting a business. I simply said, "I'll work for myself