Five Steps to Deal with Failure

Five Steps to Deal with Failure

The mettle of an organization and an individual’s character are revealed in how they deal with failure.  Avoidance is not a winning strategy.  You have to face failure head-on.  When you do find yourself in this predicament, adhere to these basic steps for your...

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Ten Reasons for Failure

Ten Reasons for Failure

Success is a number of things done consistently well, across the spectrum.  Failure is the antithesis, with the reasons for failure caused by any one or a combination of the following: 1. Staying in your Comfort Zone – We place a high value on winning above all else;...

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Failure

Failure

What is worse than failing?  One answer is, “Never trying and never knowing.”  That is even worse than failure, as you will one day sit back, reflect, and wonder, “What if?”  You may even regret it and say, “If I had it to do all over again, I would have given it a...

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Sharp Leadership Principles

Sharp Leadership Principles

Below is why I believe that Sharp Leadership is a manual, to overcome adversity in any environment and in any stage of life. I believe that everyone in the world should have a copy of this book, on them at all times, as they go on this journey called life. Life is...

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Commitment

Commitment

Goals are achieved with commitment – not just interest – in doing something.  Goals require unyielding resolve, self-control, and passionate belief in your vision.  You must be 100 per cent committed, otherwise you will sabotage yourself along the way. Once you...

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Strategy Implementation Mistakes

Strategy Implementation Mistakes

Strategy and implementation are inextricably linked.  It is important to put together a plan on how the strategy will be implemented, as a poorly implemented strategy will compromise the results.  The biggest mistakes a company makes when implementing a strategy are...

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Basic Types of Strategy

Basic Types of Strategy

The essence of any company strategy is how the company’s offerings compare to the competition, how to gain an edge, and how to sustain this edge or difference.  There are three basic types of strategy that a company can implement. Cost – This strategy, which could...

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Strategy

Strategy

Successful companies have two inextricably linked characteristics in common.  First, they have good people. Second, strategy is not given lip service. These companies place a high priority on developing a strategic plan.  The benefits of having a well-conceived...

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Personal Strategy

Personal Strategy

“Strategy” a word of Greek origin, was initially used in the context of warfare.  The term, however, is also applicable to other areas such as business, sports, and your personal life.  While you may never have thought about putting together a personal strategy, it is...

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The Importance of Weight Training

The Importance of Weight Training

One area which is often overlooked as part of an exercise regimen is weight training.  Some of this is due to misconceptions about weight training such as it is only for athletes or that it will add bulk.  Part of this is also due to an unfamiliarity with weight...

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Which Exercise is Right for You?

Which Exercise is Right for You?

Regular exercise is key to maintaining good health as there are myriad benefits to a fitness regimen There are different types of exercise which can essentially be broken down into three categories – aerobic, strengthening, and stretching. Aerobic exercise includes a...

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The Importance of Physical Fitness

The Importance of Physical Fitness

Having a fitness plan is not optional, it is mandatory, and in today’s environment, more important than ever.  Our lifestyle has become sedentary as we spend more time sitting, either behind a desk, in a meeting, in a car, or for extended periods while traveling,...

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