Fear is not the enemy

Fear is not the enemy

Fear is not the enemy

A great quote from a Seth Godin 2014 blog that I saved: "How do I get rid of the fear?" Alas, this is the wrong question. The only way to get rid of the fear is to stop doing things that might not work, to stop putting yourself out there, to stop doing work that matters. No, the right question..

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What’s next?

What’s next?

The world seems to have gone crazy with an ever-increasing shift away from the old “normal”. Two years of coronavirus lockdowns and disruptions have now been followed by catastrophic floods, Russia (led by a deranged lunatic who makes Kim Jong-un look sane) bombing a nuclear power station and threatening to plunge the world into a nuclear war. Then when we..

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Fishy Employees

Fishy Employees

Many years ago I had a tropical fish aquarium with 20 or so fish. I asked for advice from the local pet shop (pre internet) about feeding, cleaning etc and for a the first few months my fish interacted well and seemed to be happy.   Then one morning I noticed a fish motionless on the bottom of the tank...

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Don’t give answers

Don’t give answers

Because always providing answers and solving problems for employees trains them to become reliant upon you and ultimately makes it impossible for the business to operate without you.   Instead respond to their questions with “what do you think we should do” or “how do you think we should deal with that”? Ask follow up questions, provide additional information that..

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Pricing

Pricing

What would happen if you doubled your prices?   What would happen if you increased them by 10%?   How do you set your prices?   These are all interesting questions that often lead to interesting conversations and even more interesting results.   Most business owners set their prices based on a combination of what their competitors charge and to..

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Mail : PO Box 511 Devonport TAS 7310 Australia