Author: Sylvia

get your first client
Business

Getting Your First Client

When you first open the doors to your business, what you need most of all (no – it’s not money) is a reference

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you-too-can-be-king
Strategy

You too can be King

The most powerful individuals in history and the most successful have always had advisors, it was a privilege reserved for the rich

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dominate your market
Business

Let your Brand Dominate the Future

Ever wish you were one of the first users of Instagram or Twitter or YouTube….. etc….

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who do you know
Career

Who do you Know?

I often talk to people, who think this is not fair; that people should not get treated preferentially just because they know someone “higher up in ranks”

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tools for your business
Tech

Tools can MAKE or BREAK your business

When I first started in business and hired my first employees, it quickly became apparent that I will have to find the right tools to manage the ever-growing list of tasks.

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delegate or stay small
Business

Delegate or Stay Small

Today was a big day for me. I delegated a task I thought only I knew how to do properly….. yes, I am that big of a snob :/

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fast-track your career
Career

Fast-track Your Career

If your plan is to consistently and quickly climb higher on the career ladder, here are 4 key points on how to achieve it

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imperfect is good
Productivity

Imperfect is good!

It used to be “the devil is in the details”, we worshipped and adhered to this idea.

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learn how to code
Tech

Learning Code for non-tech Founders

When you first look at the screen of someone who writing code it looks like magic, a blur of letters and numbers (in different colors) on a black screen

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update your logo
Design

Is Your Logo out of Date?

How often should you update, freshen up your Brand?

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entrepreneurship
Business

The Romance of Entrepreneurship

Today, it’s trendy to say: I’m an entrepreneur, people romanticize about business, but as it is with a true real life romance, you have to be prepared for the highs and lows, and in all honesty, there’s a lot of lows

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hard work
Productivity

Definition of Hard Work

I feel that in today’s world HARD WORK is often confused with with RUSHED or DISTRACTED aka “MULTI-TASKING”.

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hunt
Personal Brand

Teach Yourself how to HUNT!

Have been doing a bit of hiring lately, it still surprises me how many people have a “job mentality” They don’t understand that THEY are their own BRAND

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employees
HR

Employee Retention is a Dirty Word

What has always fascinated me is the subject of LOYALTY (to your employer) and Job SECURITY.
These notions are almost alien to me

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focus on 1
Productivity

Focus on One

It’s easy to get distracted these days (this is an understatement off course)
Your mind is racing from one thing to another

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fight-for-you-place-in-the-world
Personal Development

We all have to fight for our place in this world

“We all have to fight for our place in this world”, said Ronan Keating to one of the contestants on x-factor (Australia).

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borrow success
Marketing

Borrow Success

When looking for new sales & marketing tricks, it might serve us well to look to other sectors and apply what has worked there to your own industry

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