I just read a very cool book called - Chasing Daylight. It's a true story about the former CEO of KPMG who, on a routine visit to his doctor, was told he had 90 days left to live. Instead of giving up, he fortified himself against his impending death by engineering his last 3 months to be the best 3 months of his life. Realising he'd never, in all his years as an elite executive, had lunch with his wife he started having lunch with his wife. Recognising his daughter's Christmas concerts missed and all the special times neglected because of his obsession with his work, he began to focus on doing beautiful things with his most important people. He began creating Perfect Moments.
Here is an article that featured one of our Remarkable Unemployees ...
Here is an interesting article I came across that is written by Freek Vermeulen from the London Business School. I hope you find this as useful as I did.
The CEO of Black and Decker once said, “People don’t go into a DIY store because they need one of our drills. They go because they need a hole in the wall.”
Whatever your business you will have a vision for what you are wanting to achieve. What problem are you solving? What good are you providing the world? Basically what is your WHY? Whatever your WHY is it is really important that you stay connected to what you are doing. This will help you guide your team through the rough patches and many obstacles you will face on your start-up journey.
Have you ever thought - "I wish I was like him/her". Well research now shows that the # 1 way to make strong improvements in your life easily is to associate with people who you want to be and live like. For example, a study at Dartmouth College by economist Bruce Sacerdote found that students who weren't achieving great grades raised them noticeably by simply finding roommates who were doing well. The researchers wrote: "The students appeared to infect each other with good habits that caused better grades".
Check out this story. It certainly warmed our hearts and showed us that you can achieve anything you want to, you only have to believe!
It’s official. With the launch of JBA (Joy Business Academy) only a few months away, we can’t handle things on our own anymore. Are you the person to help us bring JBA to life?
Like all things in life it is incredibly important to be happy in what you are doing. The happier you are the more productive you will be. Here are 10 things that you should do today to ensure you can create your JOY.
We often get asked "what are the key things I can do (or not do) to ensure that my business will be a success?". The short answer is there is no one recipe you can follow to ensure success. There are a lot of factors that come into play, but the most important one above all others is TIMING. When you launch your business has a significant impact on how successful it will be (actually 47% so).