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Chinese cooking will improve your creativity.

Creativity helps generate innovation

January 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

This case study is about how I applied the various aspects of  Chinese cooking (my hobby) to business. And how it improved both my creativity and ability to innovate. In the creation of FAQ Support, much of what I learned from Chinese cooking, helped me to think through new paradigms for the complex world of small business, non-profits and their communities.…

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Mobility creates a happy workforce

Mobility new working environment

December 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mobility and flexible working arrangements go hand in hand Many employees regularly work after the standard workday ends and work at least one weekend every month. Why are some employees compelled (or motivated) to be “always on”? It could be because they love their work and find fulfilment in pursuing work goals when and where they…

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Adversity can create new friends.

Adversity strengthens determination

December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

I first started out in my own business, in the agricultural machinery industry, at the ripe old age of 24. I was used to winning, everything seemed to work for me, I rarely felt the ill winds of adversity. When I look back on those ill winds of adversity, I understand the importance of making mistakes…

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Use failure to make you stronger.

Failure learning experience not avoidance

December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many people are obsessed with avoiding failure. They are risk adverse and don’t take the time to understand failure and risk. Failure is the flip side of success and the more you understand it the more successful you can become. It is the mistakes and failure you experience that leads you to eventual success by achieving your…

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