If you’re like me, you started your business for the freedom. The freedom that comes with running your own company. The freedom to earn what you deserve. The freedom to work for whoever you want, when you want, and from wherever you want. But for many business owners, that dream remains elusive. Instead, they fall into the owner’s trap…
In an era of lean resources, hyper-competition and an ever-accelerating business pace, marketing teams need to be more flexible and responsive than ever before. Agile Marketing promotes collaboration between self-organising, cross-functional teams and it emphasises decision making from real-world results made more accessible by today’s data-driven marketing environment.
Most entrepreneurs have a clear vision. Their problem is that they don't communicate it well. And while that may go unnoticed in good times, it leaves employees feeling uncertain, and leaders feeling frustrated when the going gets tough.
According to some estimates, up to 70% of successful people have experienced impostor syndrome, with entrepreneurs amongst the worst affected. Unlike other forms of anxiety, the syndrome's insidious nature means that regardless of how successful you are on the outside, you feel like any day now you'll get exposed as a fraud.
According to author Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, four hours' focus is the maximum most humans, can manage. Indeed, in his book: Rest, why you get more done when you work less, he suggests the average office worker can achieve as much work in four focused hours a day as in eight.