‘Do one thing everyday that scares you’ – OK, but why?

We’re told that one of the best ways to develop personally and professionally, is to constantly push ourselves to do things that scare us, but have you ever stopped think why this works?  Of course overcoming obstacles, particularly ones that we find mentally, or physically challenging can lead to creativity, inspiration and increased confidence, which are all transferable into other … Continue reading ‘Do one thing everyday that scares you’ – OK, but why?

What’s the deal with sweat equity?

I was listening to my favourite podcast of the moment How I built this and Seth Goldman, creator of Honest Tea mentioned that in the early days of the company, employees were paid in ‘sweat equity’. These employees are now millionaires due to the shares they were given in return for their hard work. When asked, Seth didn’t know how … Continue reading What’s the deal with sweat equity?

Want a strong brand: it’s what’s on the inside that counts.

Companies can be so busy thinking about how they’re seen by their customers, their stakeholders and even their competitors, that they can forget that perhaps the people it matters most too is their employees. It's kind of like forgetting to meet up with your friends for a coffee, because you’re too busy uploading posed selfies of … Continue reading Want a strong brand: it’s what’s on the inside that counts.