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Its a Key…Pay It!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #BusinessAndLife It’s great to have you on here this morning! Right! The question ” Are we committed to to giving to THE CHIEF STRATEGIST’s work and to charity … Continue reading

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Conversation Begins Here!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #BusinessAndLife You are a TIMELESS committed business owner; Young entrepreneur; young professional. Yes? Right! I see that I still have my audience all in order. We’d be having … Continue reading

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Finally

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #BusinessAndLife This morning we bring closure to our focus on Partnership. We did say that: It is important to check your motive when incorporating a business: E.g is … Continue reading

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Proper Documentation to Successful Partnership!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #BusinessAndLife Partnership decision should be carefully considered. Importantly, the absolute honesty of partners from the start and mutual commitment to TIMELESS PRINCIPLES is a key to its success. … Continue reading

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TVQ- The Values Question II

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #BusinessAndLife Right! Remember that you are committed to running your businesses in a TIMELESS way based on TIMELESS PRINCIPLES. Yes? Alright! So here are values and convictions you … Continue reading

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TVQ- The VALUES Question

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #BusinessAndLife Another important question to ask is that of VALUES. What are the Values you CANNOT do without? The principles by which you operate and will not compromise … Continue reading

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The In-Charge Question!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #BusinessAndLife Still on important questions you have got to ask as TIMELESS business owner/player prior to entering into a partnership. It is important to ask and answer TICQ- … Continue reading

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Existing Partnership

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #BusinessAndLife On the thought and question of how to handle an existing business partnership that was form without considering the compatibility and what to do. I do not … Continue reading

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TCS Factor in Decision Making

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #BusinessAndLife You will always always be faced with “the Who to Serve Question ” whether as a business owner or professional. At every point of decision making, this … Continue reading

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When You being Sued?

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #LendingDecisions The question was: “If you or your company is being sued what will you do? ” If you are being sued either as an individual or and … Continue reading

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#WhatILearnt V

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #WhatILearnt #Feedbacks #WhatILearnt: Acknowledgement. Today, we finally round off for Year 2014. Its been an amazing and impacting year for our Team and I and want to first … Continue reading

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#WhatILearnt IV

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #WhatILearnt #Feedbacks #WhatILearnt IV : Knowledge Sharing #ILearnt hoarding of anything- Knowledge; Information; Opportunities; Expertise; Access; Money; whatever is a deeper dimension of poverty mindset. You see: Significance … Continue reading

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#WhatILearnt III

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #WhatILearnt #Feedbacks #WhatILearnt 3: MBA TIMELESS Way #Ilearnt many of the truly winning strategies and methodology are ALL rooted in TIMELESS PRINCIPLES. Shocking again is that, many of … Continue reading

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#WhatILearnt II

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #WhatILearnt #Feedbacks #WhatILearnt 2: THE CHIEF STRATEGIST in the Boardroom: Contrary to popular opinion, I leant the THE CHIEF STRATEGIST CANNOT be taken out of the Boardroom. HE … Continue reading

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#WhatILearnt I

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #WhatILearnt #Feedbacks This week, we round up for the Year 2014 with #WhatILearnt Series. Its been a year of learning for my Team & I. Thank you for … Continue reading

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Gain Traction!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TheDiscountingDecisions Having shared over the week on #discountingDecisions; Weight and Scales. It is necessary to gain traction in seamlessly making it a lifestyle to deal fairly with our … Continue reading

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Pricing!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TheDiscountingDecisions Selling at a fair price and buying at a fair price is a great experience for both businesses and its customers. That’s a philosophy a TIMELESS BUSINESS … Continue reading

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True Discounts!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TheDiscountingDecisions Putting a balance to the varying weights and scale. There are many ethical reasons why you might charge a person more or less than the other. Here … Continue reading

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It’s In The Scale and Matrix!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TheDiscountingDecisions How honest and transparent are your pricing? What are the varying weight scales for the same product/service; knowledgeable and less knowledgeable clients about? Put that also within … Continue reading

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Discounts Truly?

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TheDiscountingDecisions It is a time of the year where discounts- Products/ Service discount comes almost naturally to everyone and businesses as the case maybe. Giving discount(s) is such … Continue reading

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Offering Advice?

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TheCounselAdvantage Right, this morning the focus is on the advisor(s)/consultant(s)/counsellor(s). You want to ask yourself if while you are offering counsel and advise to that colleague(s); business partner(s); … Continue reading

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Sound Counsel?

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TheCounselAdvantage We again need to ask ourselves if we truly want honest advice before making decision. When you seek counsel before making a decision; and a sound perspective … Continue reading

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Justifying Decision(s)?

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TheCounselAdvantage Another question we need to ask ourselves: Looking for justification for our decisions? In decision making you cannot afford to violate TIMELESS PRINCIPLES and then justify or … Continue reading

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Decision Making OutSourcing?

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TheCounselAdvantage Why are you asking for counsel? It’s important to know the why because your reason will determine to a large extend the quality of counsel you’d receive. … Continue reading

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The Counsel Advantage!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TheCounselAdvantage This week we begin #TheCounselAdvantage Series. Counsel in career and business? YES, we all will and continue to need counsel at one point or the other. However, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving STILL

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #EWDecisions Thanksgiving and Rewards still! It’s the end of Q4 2014 in circa 4 weeks. Here is the Trade Secret: commit to doing business on TIMELESS PRINCIPLES going … Continue reading

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The Winning Strategy!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #EWDecisions It’s the Season of Reward! It’s a season where your employees/ Teams are rewarded and appreciated for supporting the vision and treating your clients and stakeholders right; … Continue reading

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Reality Check…

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #EWDecisions This morning I perceive strongly some deep issues and cancerous acts within the Corporate world and marketplace generally. It’s a reality check this morning. THE CHIEF STRATEGIC … Continue reading

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Reward Loyalty!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #EWDecisions Loyalty and Sycophancy are two entirely different things. Loyalty is said to be ” a commitment to a person or company even in the face of adversity” … Continue reading

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Reward According to Their Abilities!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #EWDecision Encourage your workforce/ team to fully utilise their best talents and abilities. Don’t try to push or reward an employee by mere positional promotion: by that I … Continue reading

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Paying Fairly: Treating Them Right!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #EWDecisions Do you know paying fairly goes beyond salary. Yes? YES, its does go beyond salary. To pay fairly also include REWARD not necessarily in terms of money … Continue reading

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They Will Always Be There!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #EWDecisions Regardless of what happened or happening treat your employees/ Teams well. Treat them fair; Treat them fairly. You’d know the essence and its invaluable worth when the … Continue reading

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This is What It Means…

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #EWDecisions Talking about fairness in pay. How do we determine what the minimum need of a person? Knowing that people’s need varies from each other. It’s important to … Continue reading

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Paying Them Fairly!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #EWDecisions Owners of TIMELESS Business are responsible for meeting the minimum needs of their workforce. Fairness is also required in paying them. That said, not everyone can be … Continue reading

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What are They Worth?

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #EWDecisions How much are your Teams/ workforce worth? Are they fairly paid? How do you reward them? We are talking decisions on employees’ wages this season and I’d … Continue reading

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HDI- Higher Definition Intelligence!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #ManagementSelectionDecisions Today ends our #ManagementSelectionDecisionsSeries In your Management Selection Decisions: Talents/Competence is required and important but without CHARACTER, is a crisis waiting to Explode. It is easy to … Continue reading

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How BLANK Are You?

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #ManagementSelectionDecisions —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– YES, sometimes we can be blank. It’s Okay: It shows that we are human and reaffirms that ONLY THE CHIEF STRATEGIST gives Direction and Inspiration inside-Out. … Continue reading

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Women In Management?

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #ManagementSelectionDecisions The question was, do you hire women as managers/ appoint them into management positions? Well, from TIMELESS perspective there is nothing limiting a woman/women to function in … Continue reading

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Communicate Clearly The Policies!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #ManagementSelectionDecisions Now that you have made selections of your managers. It’s important that you clearly Communicate your policies in writing for clear and easy understanding. Next, evaluate each … Continue reading

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#LSC Yet Again!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #ManagementSelectionDecisions What is the advantage of a talented or competent manager with transactional based mindset? #LSC 4: Hospitality You need a manager who can build and maintain a … Continue reading

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#LSC 3: Reputable

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #ManagementSelectionDecisions What is the advantage of a talented or competent manager without dignity? You also want to consider this Lifestyle Code for a manager #LSC 3: Reputable Who … Continue reading

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#LSC 2: Prudence

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #ManagementSelectionDecisions What is the essence of a talented or competent manager without Wisdom? Another Lifestyle code to look for in a manager is: #LSC 2: Prudence Prudence is … Continue reading

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#LSC 1: Emotional Balance

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #ManagementSelectionDecisions Personal Lifestyle of anyone being considered for a management position should be taken seriously. It’s part of Due Diligence. Think about it: What value is a talented … Continue reading

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The Making of Management Selection Decisions!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #ManagementSelectionDecisions Aside managers having compatible set of core values with your Organisation. There are also criteria that will ensure that your managers will be of moral substance that … Continue reading

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They Have The Execution Key

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #ManagementSelectionDecisions In applying TIMELESS PRINCIPLES to your business, one of the most important decision you will make is in the selection of your managers. In any business the … Continue reading

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Synergy in Harmony!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #YourBusinessAndYourSpouse Today puts a closure to #YourBusinessAndYourSpouse Series. There is enormous advantage in being in sync with your spouse. Yes, we talking Business and Career but behind those … Continue reading

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It’s Q4, 2014…What’s The LIMIT?

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #YourBusiness&YourSpouse What is the major thing stopping you from walking/working in harmony with your spouse? What are your fears? What are those things that have limited you for … Continue reading

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Working Together

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #YourBusinessAndYourSpouse When you and your spouse work together in the business, it is very important that you commence by honestly discussing the relationship. Quite a number of couples … Continue reading

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Letter To Strategic Partners II

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #YourBusinessAndYourSpouse Dear Strategic Partner- Wife, Thank you for the support, We Celebrate you! I see that you are there as a committed Strategic Partner but unconscious you usurp … Continue reading

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Dear Single Ladies!

Dear Single Ladies, I’m burden tonight and need to have a wee word with you. You see it lot easier to get to speak and trash out these things before … Continue reading

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Make THEM Align With TIMELESS PRINCIPLES!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #HiringFiringDecisions #Step 4: Make Hiring Policy Decisions In finding and hiring qualified employees/ team, examine your attitude on some issues and make some necessary policy decisions ahead of … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Match IT!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #HiringFiringDecisions #Step 3: Match the Person to the Job Engage tools that will enable you hire your workforce properly e.g. use excellent evaluation tool to carry out personalities … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Best over The Available

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #HiringFiringDecisions #Step 2: Hire the Best Person for the Job DON’T hire who is available; hire the best person for the job. Proverbs 22:29 Resource puts it aptly: … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Be Encouraged!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TIMELESSBusinessGoals ` TIMELESS BUSINESS Goals ends here! Q2 of the Year, rounding off in a bit. Thinking you haven’t covered much ground in the last six months, seemingly … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Honesty is a Currency!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TIMELESSBusinessGoals Still on setting ethical priorities #Fraud: You cannot conspire to cheat someone else or a system. TIMELESS Businesses know that well. Deceiving your customers/ clients is FRAUD … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

#SOG- Ethical Priorities

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TIMELESSBusinessGoals #SOG 4: Set Ethical Priorities TIMELESS Business gives proper attention to ethics. Once we have established money and time priorities in our businesses. We need to establish … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

#SOG 3 Time Usage!

#SucceedingWithoutBleedingSeries #WorkplaceSurvival #TIMELESSBusinessGoals Right! We continue on short-term business goal #SOG 3: Set Priorities for Use of Time Let’s Strip it Bare here! Do you think by doing excessively long … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · Leave a comment
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