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Be Courageous to Defend your Business

In 509 BC there was a battle for the Italian city of Rome. The Etruscan army were attacking the city and faced off against the defenders of Rome on the banks of the Tiber river. The story is told that … Continue reading

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What is Speaking into Your Business Life?

In a recent conversation with a colleague, he said “my life is determined by the places I go, the books I read and the people I meet. Each of these are impacting my life.” Jim Rohn said this another way: … Continue reading

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Guerrilla Talk

“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” (Socrates)

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Speak Life in Business

As my wife and I were talking about a difficult situation at hand, she shared her opinion, and in an instant the answer became clear to me. Her words of truth illuminated the reality and clearly distinguished the truth from … Continue reading

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Walking with Giants in Business

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” These wise words by Jim Rohn have echoed back and forth in conference presentations and across the internet in recent years.

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Are You An Artisan?

The story is told of a medieval traveller who came across the following scene in 800 AD close to the river Avon in England. As he moved through the countryside, he found a man with a sledgehammer who seemed to … Continue reading

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Elasticity – The Art of being Resilient in Business

Our family business was established during the throes of World War 1. Through this time our business had to ride the tide of wars, financial crises, disease and boom times. One thing that all of this has taught us is the ability to … Continue reading

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Thinking Differently in Business

In 2013, Mylene Paquette, a Canadian sailor set off for a journey of a life-time. She had decided to row across the Atlantic Ocean on her own from Canada to France. The distance she was going to row was 2,700 … Continue reading

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Business Success – Thinking Deep

Albert Einstein got it right when he said that “the world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” We live in a culture where shallow thinking prevails.

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Stand for Values in Business

by Alan Louis, PhD in Commerce According to Sun Tzu, the renowned Chinese Military General, “(The) Commander [must] stand for the virtues of wisdom, sincerity, benevolence, courage and strictness.” We can glean a lot from the knowledge and experience of … Continue reading

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