February 2014 archive

6 things I have learnt from starting a business consultancy practice

A little over 8 and half years ago, I was beginning my career as a young high-energy-laden Economics graduate with the wit and charm to take on anyone with a view of successfully getting what I needed from them without exerting too much effort. Initially I began in Sales (I recommend everyone does a stint …

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When the customer is wrong

For you who are in the office reading this post and wondering whether the customer always is king, I retort to you “snigger!!!” Let me not mince any words as you wonder what I could be on about since it is the customer who erm pays your so-called wages… Well, in my eyes, being a …

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with or without (part II)

Initially, with or without began here So building on both Hugo and Roger’s ideas, their market ideas and strong determination led their respective country beverage companies to take a strangle-hold of their market shares and have some long-lasting success… But in evaluating their entry into the company, the out-going Managing Director who was the Senior …

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with or without

Let’s face it, the way we are raised is and many times will always have a huge bearing on all our decisions…. Be it life decisions, or even business decisions… Take Roger (not real name obviously) as an example. He grew up with… and not without… If he wanted a pair of new shoes, his …

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Perfection~ism and starting small

Have you ever been in that situation when you wanted to do something really really bad, but somehow all the pre-determined checklist items are delaying you from starting?   Take an example of when we were looking for an office to set up our outfit as base of operations. We came up with an amazing …

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Aiming at Success, Be sure it’s time to break the rules

Following through on the previous post asking; Success, what does it mean to you? Rules are found everywhere in life and most of them are good, reasonable and helpful. Rules make a lot of sense for people to live in harmony. They keep us safe and also help us to get things done in an …

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