Tips How Your Thoughts Impact Success

When Victoria showed up for her executive coaching session with me, she looked forward to focusing on three behaviors that she had identified as holding her back in her career progression. Here’s what she had written down:

  1. I need to speak up more in meetings, particularly with senior leaders.
  2. I need to stand up to pushy clients.
  3. I need to become more comfortable promoting myself to top management.

But during our session together, it quickly became clear that the issue for Victoria wasn’t necessarily these behaviors. Instead, it was her underlying mind management driving those limiting behaviors.

It isn’t unusual for a potential coaching client to show up for a trial session with a change-in-behavior objective, and then realize that their thoughts are actually at the heart of the challenge.

In Victoria’s case, through our discussion, she discovered that she had been quietly talking herself out of embracing the very behaviors she wanted to embody. She had been listening to that little voice inside her head that says, “If I speak up, I’ll probably be wrong and make

Here Importance Of A Strong Business Model

While starting a new taxi business, the entrepreneur has to create an effective business plan that is not only efficient in explaining the business’s resources but should also give directions to move ahead. The business plan has to be something more than a program that directs the company on how to create and maintain value for the customers.

For a startup, there are a number of things that should be taken care of while creating a position among the competitors. The business plan for a taxi startup has to answer the following questions:

• Where the business should start from?
• What are the tactics and techniques to give it a good start?
• How can a taxi company evaluate that they are going in the right direction?

If a startup is successful in answering the aforementioned questions through their business plan, then they will be going to succeed, both in the short and long run. Below is the importance or significance of having a strong business plan that will influence taxi startups to pay more

Best Four Motivations for Canadians Working Abroad

Canadians working abroad are afforded many opportunities to grow and advance in their careers, a fact which significantly impacts their decision to go overseas. Whether you remain in the Commonwealth, go down to the states or travel to faraway lands, there several good reasons to find employment outside of the country.

1. Living abroad provided opportunities for adventure and personal growth.

At the end of their lives, very few people have regrets about traveling too much or seeing too many foreign countries. Living and working overseas provides opportunities to experience different cultures and gain a broader perspective on world events. Canadians working abroad are more versatile and attractive to future employers because their resumes display a level of self-motivation and perseverance that other job applicants may lack. People who work overseas have demonstrated a level of drive that will set them apart from other people in their field.

2. The Commonwealth makes it uncommonly easy.

While the British Empire is not what it once was, the citizens of the Commonwealth have an advantage when it

How to Leverage Small Business Tips To Keep Your Company Afloat

The economy as we know it is in trouble. If things continue to fall apart as they are currently, is your business ready to weather a big financial storm?

There are hundreds, if not thousands of people who have been through these downturns before. These men and women provide valuable small business tips that can really make a difference in providing a way for a small business to survive in tough times. Here are ten small business tips to help you deal with a bad economy.

– Cautiously cut costs. Anytime the economy slows, companies of all sizes start looking for ways to cut their costs. This is not a long term solution. You can decrease prices for a short period of time to spur sales, but if you keep them low for too long, it will end up hurting your business.

– Turn employees into sub contractors. In my company, health insurance is one of our biggest expenses. You can easily cut this cost by turning your employees into sub contractors and cut out insurance costs altogether.

– Keep putting money into advertising & marketing. When everyone else is trying to cut their

Information MICE Ideas You Never Considered

Whether you’ve thrown a dozen MICE events in Thailand or are on the cusp on holding your first one, you probably have a good idea of the advantages of holding meetings, conventions, exhibitions and incentives meetings in the Kingdom. From world-class venues, to postcard-perfect destinations, to legendary hospitality and an unbeatable price point, there are as many reasons to choose Thailand as a MICE destination as there are smiling faces to welcome you here.

Thailand is not only a land of smiles, however – it’s a land of surprises. And whether you’re basking in the sunshine along the Andaman or the Gulf of Thailand, rubbing elbows with elements in the mountains on Chiang Mai, having a charming cultural experience in Khon Kaen or doing business in Bangkok, you’ll be surprised at the diverse arrange of MICE venues and activities on offer in Thailand.

Chiang Mai Balloon Adventure

Choosing Thailand for your next MICE adventure sends your business into the stratosphere, so why not at a literal element to this figurative improvement? Whether you take a flight with Chiang Mai Balloon Adventure as the kick-off to a rewarding corporate incentives trip, choose it as one of

You Should Avoiding Interview Anguish

You’ve done the work, and put in the time… and now you’re scheduled for the interview which could land your first ever full-time job. Hooray! This is the chance to explain your skills, make an impression and explain why you’re the best person for the job. However it is important to expect the unexpected. Any high-pressure, nerve-wracking situation can bring about variables you would never prepare for.

With this in mind, before you go take a moment to reflect and think about yourself (like you did when preparing your resume.) A few seconds of preparation now could be the determining factor later on.

If it has been awhile, or you don’t have a lot of prior interview experience, the process can seem intimidating. One of the most important things to remember, whether interviewing in person, over the phone or via Skype, is to practice. Many college campuses offer mock interview programs; these provide great opportunities for pre-interview prep, and their methods can be used much more informally at home. Just look over a list of questions, or discuss answer options with a friend. The more you do this, the more natural it will become.

Remember Losing A Good Job Can Teach You 5 Invaluable Lessons

You lost your job, and you feel like a complete failure. Whether it was your fault or it happened because of reasons beyond your control, it stings. Stop torturing yourself wondering what you could have done differently! And before you start searching the classifieds for a new gig, take a moment to consider what benefits come from losing a good job. That’s right; here are five life lessons that you can thank unemployment for teaching you.

Your potential is limitless.

You are an excellent carpenter, dancer, phlebotomist, whatever. That isn’t all you are, and it isn’t all you can do. You might be able to channel your strength into a new career. Imagine you have always worked as a singer. What are the subfields of singing? Can you use your singing skills for a new type of job? Why not try out as a voice-over artist, using your vocal control, pitch, and power to add character to your voice? Could you use songs as a means to connect with students? What’s stopping you from trying your hand at songwriting? What else can you do? Take a moment to brainstorm things that fit your skill set. And

The Advantages Provided by Private Transportation Companies

If you are going in a different city for a business trip, or to mix business with some pleasure, you can think about hiring private transportation in that city. In doing so, you get some obvious advantages.

Generally, corporate transportation makes use of glamorous vehicles – such as limousines. Certainly, riding in a stretch limo to a business meeting is one of the most effective ways to let other people know about your social, financial and hierarchical power in the organization.

Hiring corporate transportation lets you use world class cars based on a contract. Therefore, you just have to pay for the service only when it is needed, and you can use it as frequently as you like. When you would rather spend time in the car to discuss business plans and close deals, corporate transportation provides you with the comfort and posh interior that you are accustomed with at your office.

When you go around a new city, you need to be aware of the interior of the city. You need to be a little bit familiar with the rules and routes. If this is your first time to visit the place or do

Business Travel Heading to Portugal

Portugal is about lavish sea-resorts and swish retreats for those who know it that way. But the real Portugal also throbs in its fascinating Flea markets, Fishing villages, and versatile coastline wonders.

How can one be in Portugal without getting a whiff of Piri piri pepper, Salt, Filho, Bacalhau, custard pastry and dried figs? How can one get to know its real soul by idling away with a tan on a beach and without getting up and wandering around on the cobbled sidewalks?

Can the place be really understood without making oneself acquainted with Spices, Port Wine, Cactus fruit, pomegranates, etc.?

Yet, businesses are ready to just brush through this land without actually getting inside it. The real passport that makes one travel this land easily is its language and the cultural grip if one can get that.

Without getting to know of the place at a deeper, hands-on, close-up level is as good as visiting the place through a glossy brochure instead of visiting it first-hand. Then why do brands take the brochure approach? Why they let go of the real deal? Why don’t they stand up and walk across the cobbled but

The Company Retreats

You’re sitting in the audience, holding your stomach because your muscles have tightened from the laughter. Your eyes are filled with water, tears streaming down your face, with your mouth wide open from the laughter. You are beating your chair and your lap trying to catch your breath from the laughter. No, you’re not in a comedy club listening to your favorite comedian.

You’re standing up screaming, go, go, go! Cheering at the top of your lungs for your team to win! Hands clapping serving as encouragement to help a teammate make it to the finish line! Jumping up and down because the person you were rooting for made it to the goal line! No, you’re not at a sporting event.

You’re standing in anticipation, waiting for the ball to fall on your number and color. Or, you’re waiting patiently for the dealer to reveal the right number. You’re sitting at the machine hoping for a match to come on the screen. No, you’re not at a casino in Las Vegas. You are at your company retreat!

A company retreat is the withdrawing of a company (employer and employees) from the stresses and frustrations of

Now Let BAS Energy Help You To Be Stress Free

April is Stress Awareness Month, so we thought it would be the perfect time to let you know how we at BAS Energy, can help you reduce stress about your business energy bills.

We understand how important it is to be stress free in the workplace, especially when dealing with finances. Having a clear and relaxed mind makes it a lot easier to concentrate running a business, so we want to help our customers by taking the stresses of energy bills and queries over usage away, leaving them feeling relieved, and focused on other aspects of the job.

Let BAS Energy Help You

At BAS Energy, we can take the pressure off and help your business by searching the wholesale market to find the best business energy prices tailored to your company needs and budgets.

We have the latest leading technology that can help us to track your utilities even on multiple sites which will then be gathered into one set of online reports. We can then get a clear understanding of what your business is using and be able to recommend an energy contract that’s suitable to you.

Our Openview platform enables

The Excuses That We Can Make In Our Office Life For A Leave

“Good morning, sir. Firaq, this side,” said I over the phone.

“Hey Firaq, morning. What’s up?” asked my boss.

“Sir, wanted to inform you that I won’t be available in the office today. I got some urgent work to do. I really regret it,” I said very humbly.

“Come on, Firaq. It’s alright. You take a leave today. Enjoy yourself, and come tomorrow. Don’t worry about nothing. Okay!” said my boss.

“Sure thing, sir. Thank you very much.” as soon as I disconnected the call a sweet music began to play, which sooner turned out to be my alarm at 7:00am. Well, sh-t happens.

So, I’m going to talk about some effective and some lame excuse for leaves we make in our office lives, now and then. It’s a part of our corporate lifestyle and culture. We all make excuses for urgent leaves. Don’t trust the people who say they don’t make excuses for leaves.

Making excuses is surely no offense, and we should make excuses if needed. Making excuses, indeed, is our birth right because it protects our fundamental right to privacy.

Apart from being the birth right, I also