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Why working hard and doing a good job is NOT (necessarily) a recipe for success

Why working hard and doing a good job is NOT (necessarily) a recipe for success

Do you remember that friendly, caring, loving parental advice you received about working hard and doing a good job? I would think most of us have had that talk at some point in our childhood. (If you didn’t then hopefully it was because you had super smart parents who realised that it might not be…

Success – Quote of the Week

Success – Quote of the Week

“The truly successful businessman is essentially a dissenter, a rebel who is seldom if ever satisfied with the status quo.” – J. Paul Getty, US entrepreneur. In the history of business, no-one has ever managed to make a name for themselves by conforming to the rules of the people who came before them. The ones…

5 Steps to Career Success

5 Steps to Career Success

Our regular contributor Dene Stuart is an expert when it comes to providing career advice. He has come up with an excellent five point plan that is designed to transform your career and improve your success in life. Simply remember the R.A.I.S.E. formula: Results Approach Impact Skills Energy Head over to Dene’s blog to find…

Business Inspiration from Travelling

Business Inspiration from Travelling

Anyone who has been travelling at some stage during their life – whether it was post graduation or on a career break – knows that it can be a life-changing experience. One great thing that can come as a result of travelling is the inspiration to start your own business. That certainly happened for one…

5 Tips For Small Business Success

5 Tips For Small Business Success

Establishing a small business can be difficult, but keeping it successful and expanding it is the real challenge. An enormous number of new businesses are struggling to turn a profit at any given time and only a small minority will survive to attempt to become something a little bigger and more successful. So what can…

Micro Business Online Retailers

Micro Business Online Retailers

Since it has now become so simple for people to start a micro business from the comfort of their home, there are some great success stories out there. This article on the Guardian Small Business Network contains the testimony of a number of small business owners that started out with just an online storefront. Some…

More than just a brand

I told you last week that “back in 1998-9 our instinct was to radically change the course of our lives”, promising to tell you this week just how, where and why. That was a tad ambitious for one small blog, but here are the bones. Mother’s Garden is more than a brand; it is a…

Be Positive and Be Successful

I’m aware life is not always as simplistic as the title of this post suggests, but how can people expect to succeed if they have a negative attitude towards everything? We all encounter people on a daily basis who live life with a “can’t do” ethic, and while a “can do” attitude doesn’t guarantee success,…

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