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General, Money Matters 3 January 2017 | 1 Comment

A couple of people have asked me on tips on money management. So I am sharing with you. No shiny objects here, just plain planning and budgetting!
I am suggesting a 6 + 1 breakdown of all the monies you earn from any source of income you have. I use this method diligently and in most [...]

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There’s more $$ there?

General, Networking Expert 3 May 2016 | 0 Comments

Once you have made an appointment or arrangement to meet or speak with someone, if you need to change the plan then when do you communicate this intention to the other party?
On a few occasions I have been stood up at the last moment before the other party who wanted to change the plan.
Whereas I [...]

Success and Failures – hand in hand?

General 28 April 2016 | 0 Comments

I am lately appreciating quotes from this very humble man, the Late A. P. J. Kalam, Former President of India

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Be the bigger person

General, On my mind now 23 November 2014 | 0 Comments

A recent communication between two people had me copied in it where the content of the correspondence was not particularly sweet, for the lack of better words.
It would have been so easy for the recipient to retort in equal stance and tone, which they did. Quite understandably so.
A series of replies back and forth then [...]

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Walk the Talk? Nah, that’s just for you

General 4 October 2012 | 0 Comments

Okay, so this is a lingering issue for me when I am dealing with someone who just can’t walk the talk or rather, won’t dare it.
While busy measuring everyone with measurements which are objective yes, the big question is: if the same measurement is used on you on your own performance, how would you do?
The [...]

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Why yank out the tree?

General, Networking Expert 27 April 2011 | 2 Comments

Recently I have had a few BNI members who indicated to me that they want to leave their groups. These are all members in good standing in their respective Chapters and in my own books as well.
Yes, there are the odd cases where if it involves inevitable elements such as ill-health, or being transferred or [...]

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It’s all about the Attitude!

General, On my mind now 11 February 2011 | 1 Comment

If A = 1%, B = 2% and C = 3%, what does ATTITUDE equal?
A T T I T U D E
1% 20% 20% 9% 20% 21% 4% 5% = 100%
Share your thoughts?

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Latest Gold Club member

General, Networking Expert 24 January 2011 | 14 Comments

A Gold Club member in a BNI Chapter is an individual in the Chapter who has introduced and successfully admitted at least 6 members into their own BNI Chapter. There is no time limit to achieve this and even if a new member that was introduced had resigned from the Chapter, the tally still stays.
This [...]

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Fundamentals, fundamentals, fundamentals

General, Networking Expert 14 January 2011 | 0 Comments

This morning, I visited a networking group where my expertise were sought by a particular member in this group who wished to change his business category. He has sold off his stakes in his current business and is now pursuing an MLM type business activity which he is now to keen to develop and use [...]

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A great year ahead!

General 30 December 2010 | 11 Comments

If you plan to have a great 2017 ahead, then here’s a suggestion for you:
You need to have a journal type note book (somehow spiral binded journals are ideal for this) and a writing instrument, preferably a fountain ink-pen, or any good pen and write down the following 10 Things you would like to achieve [...]

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