Community

Local businesses often need supporting

Sometimes local businesses need all the help they can get.

When local businesses are in trouble Snap non-performing local businesses out of it. Stop any procrastination, inaction because of fear and start them taking action. To turn around a business might be easier than you think, but it must happen. Many communities ignore their struggling companies; they believe businesses in trouble deserve to die or…

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Healthcare valued community services

Regional community healthcare is critica

Value the professional healthcare services you have Healthcare one of the most valuable assets in every community’s value chain. All too often people take for granted what they already have, or worse still they discount the value of people and services already provided. The following story may help to get the message across. About nurses, someone…

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Small communities entrepreneurial action

Small communities taking an entrepreneurial approach Entrepreneurship in small communities is the art of finding profitable solutions to problems. Every successful entrepreneur, indeed every successful business person has been able to identify a problem and come up with a solution. And they do it before somebody else does. I believe this is the best time…

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Objections undermine worthwhile projects

Never avoid or dismiss objections.

Most objections are only requests for more information You want to do some introduce a new idea or do some community development, and everything seems to be going perfectly. You’re engaging, relating, and connecting. Then, instead of a big yes, to your proposal or project, you  hear objections such things as: “I don’t think we…

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Sustainable living choices really matter

Sustainable living means better lifestyles.

Taking responsibility for  future generations Take time to do something which enables survival and underpins our very existence. Whether it is gardening, consume local foods, recycle or use reusable bags, sustainable living should top of mind in the day to day activities of our communities and our lives. There are so many things everyone can…

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Attitudes build prosperous communities

Good attitudes stop procrastination.

Attitudes can make or break a community People in a town or village with the wrong attitudes can break other’s spirit, and turn them off wanting to do anything to help the community. Changing people’s attitudes and mindsets are the ultimate battleground.  Your mind is the space where the most significant and fiercest conflict occurs. …

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Community content improves outcomes

Community content must look and feel friendly.

Improve community content for better outcomes Is all the community content produced by your citizens, businesses and non-profit organisations, out of sync? You will not open people’s eyes with lousy content; you will just turn them off. When you need to generate some critical activity within the next 30 days. Or, things are starting to…

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Breakthroughs can happen every day

Put your heart into making breakthroughs.

Ways to accomplish breakthroughs If you want to make breakthroughs, show up every day. If you are not on the field, you cannot expect to win the game. There is no such thing as an overnight success. Breakthrough stories come from individuals who consistently show up every day. It is not easy, but you must…

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Healthy hearts mean healthy communities

The incidence of heart attack can be minimised.

Prosperous communities promote awareness of good healthy hearts The more hearts we keep going, the more healthy and productive the community. Healthy hearts mean fewer people are dying and their close relatives and friends leaving the community I am not so sure most people understand the importance of such simple things as drinking enough water…

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Minimalism improves community environment

Minimalism improves the the encironment.

What is minimalism? Minimalism is a tool which can assist your community in finding more freedom. Freedom from fear, worry, overwhelm, guilt and even mental health issues. Freedom from the clutter and trappings of the consumer culture we have built our lives around over the years. It does not mean there is anything inherently wrong…

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