Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Attitudes, knowledge and skills to start, manage and develop a business. Small business development strategies. Reasons for business failure.

Look Inward Before You Try to Change Others

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Why I Love Training

I love the variety. I specialize in tailoring training content for my audiences. I train in Sinhala and English. And I work with kids, teens and adults from all walks of life. Reading audience moods and pitching at the right level are huge challenges that I love taking on.
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FIRST LINES: A More Beautiful Question

But in searching for common denominators among these brilliant change-makers, one thing I kept finding was that many of them were exceptionally good at asking questions. Continue reading

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Go the extra mile to find success

This is the beginning of an article by Harvey Mackay: A man walking down a narrow, twisting road spotted a guru meditating on the grass.“Excuse me, master,” he called.  “Is this the road to success?” The old man nodded silently and … Continue reading

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Fake it till you Become it. And dont forget a power pose…

Fake it till you Become it. Use power poses to change how you feel. Continue reading

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SWOT: Are You Walking Around Naked?

SWOT is a truly useful tool whether you are a one-man (or -woman) show or a multinational. It is a tool to prevent organisations walking around naked, like the proverbial emperor.
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Give the Emperor a Mirror

We should try to get the best out of the already used and often abused management tools. Recycle would be a good description. After all, if you don’t put them to use, abuse or misuse, then what use? Let’s use it. Continue reading

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Measure Your Feet Before You Buy Shoes

For many starting a business is an attractive option. Often they have personal savings and are comfortably placed. They do not need to start a business. But they want to. To them, any business will not do. They are not simply after money. Self satisfaction (or self actualization as motivational theorists call it) is important to them. Continue reading

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I’d like to start a business. How and Where Do I Begin?

What you need is, to borrow words of Kipling, to “dream and not make dreams your master.” That is, you need to take action to make your dream come true. Continue reading

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How Balanced is Your Team?

Most of us, whether we are in a small business or a large one, at the highest level or at the lowest, will be working in teams. And, one unpleasant reality is that you hardly ever have control over who become your team members. Continue reading

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