Stuck on What’s Next

Stuck on What’s Next

When confronted with too many good options, it’s easy to get paralyzed. The complaint is that we don’t know what to do next because we’re pulled in many good directions—and doing one thing with focus means not doing something else.This is a common way to get...
To Overcome the Fear of Failure, Fear This Instead

To Overcome the Fear of Failure, Fear This Instead

If you do the math, becoming an entrepreneur is insane. The odds of success are tiny; failure is almost guaranteed. To make the leap, you have to be fearless. Or so I thought. I spent the past three years working on a book, Originals, about the people who champion new...
9 Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive

9 Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing. Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your...
“Why didn’t I crack this earlier?”

“Why didn’t I crack this earlier?”

Today, business leaders are judged by their success or failure in achieving sustained, profitable growth. Often I meet CEOs – the aggressive go getters – who have expanded their service offerings, ventured into new markets, acquired new clients and hired new teams....
Don’t let life happen to you!

Don’t let life happen to you!

I just felt like giving up. I said that it was not worth it. I need to get a full time job. I can’t let the family down. I need to take care of them. Business had been bad. Money was running low. Customers were not coming in. We seemed to have reached the end of the...
Invest in yourself first

Invest in yourself first

“I have invested about 3 Million and still spending 20,000 every month. I am yet to see revenues coming in” said an entrepreneur who was into dairy farming business. I asked him “In the hindsight, what would you have done differently? He said, “Firstly, I would have...