A series for people who would like to manage themselves, their time and their business better, but are too busy to begin.
Personal wellbeing is essentially about putting the focus on you.
This involves managing yourself effectively, using your time wisely, asserting yourself skilfully and handling your stress levels positively when all around you seems determined to overwhelm you. This will provide you with the resilience to achieve the success you are looking for.
Essential entrepreneurial skills
These are the key skills required to develop a successful business.
Making a plan and being able to solve problems give you a sense of direction. While being able to communicate well and negotiate deals enable you to do business. And meetings are always part and parcel of doing business, so make yours count.
Once your business is growing, a whole new set of skills come into play.
It's useful to know what management is about, because once other people are involved, you will have to manage. A key activity is to recruit the right people for the job, and then you need to be able to motivate them to want to work productively.
Delegating can be quite a difficult transition for many entrepreneurs, but once adopted, very rewarding in terms of productivity. Finally, understanding what makes people tick people can sometimes be a mystery, and taking some time to think about why people behave as they do can help you manage them better.