Entrepreneurship

Planning wisdom produces better plans

Structure plays significant role planning wisdom.

Planning quotes can enhance your future. A Case Study by Peter Sergeant I have found it’s important to know and understand what motivates you. Over the years I have collected thousands of quotations for famous, and not so famous people which have both inspired and encouraged me throughout my career. Along the way, I came…

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Entrepreneur’s drought roller coaster

Entrepreneur's drought experience can be both good and bad.

A case study by Peter Sergeant Here is a snapshot of my entrepreneur’s drought experience, from a ‘real job’, successful business to devastation and back to reality. I now believe entrepreneurs are born, not made, even though many can have some of the characteristics. Drought certainly brings out those characteristics. Everyone will make mistakes and…

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Virtual assistants make management easier

Virtual assistants improve productivity.

Virtual assistants help you and people in your community Hire virtual assistants to do mundane tasks and save your valuable time to work on crucial, high impact tasks for your business. Being your own boss and having control over your future is the ideal situation for many. However, it can become a nightmare if you…

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Disconnected community business advisors

Disconnected businesses continue to suffer.

Where is the practical experience? Two extremes plague ineffective community leadership and community developers. Either they nod their heads in agreement with the person at the head of the table. Or a dominant person ends the conversation, and the status quo remains. Disconnected people and businesses need to be brought into the fold. We all…

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Targeting sectors giving poor customer service

Are competitors targeting your business?

Targeting with poor customer service gets results To provide excellent customer service, you need to understand targeting and who your customers are. Their problems, frustrations and what they want and need. Gather information about as many of your customers receiving lousy service as possible. When trying to understand their wants and needs, it may be…

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Improving leadership creates opportunities

Make improving leadership a priority goal.

Improving control of your leadership future Improving your leadership journey requires you to take control of many things. Worrying about not being able to implement a few changes in your lifestyle is just one tiny example of fear, the sort of doubt that causes us to procrastinate. Leadership is about making others better a result…

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Growing communities requires key pieces

Growing communities requires entrepreneurial activity.

In growing communities, every town and village will improve if you plant the right seeds, fertilise and water them. Dreams are the forerunner to community growth It can be hard to start growing communities, mainly if it has been stagnant for an extended period. It can be even harder to find an appropriate starting point.…

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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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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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Community leadership needs improvement

Community leadership takes on many forms.

Putting a focus on regional community leadership You will often hear people talking about how regional, rural and remote communities are in desperate need of good leaders. While there have been many changes in how community development should be approached, one thing has become abundantly clear, community leadership is critical. Accountability is becoming the big…

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