Staying positive in a down market

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It’s amazing, isn’t it, how some people just manage to come up with new ideas, new concepts and new approaches despite the doom and gloom.

It’s people like this that motivate and inspire us to reach within ourselves and to tap into our imaginations to come up with new ideas ourselves.

It doesn’t mean that you have to necessarily come up with a new product or service but if you have an existing product or service, you may want to find new ways to sell it or find new markets. Continue reading “Staying positive in a down market”

One Mistake Successful People Don’t Make – Amazing, simple secret you should know

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Photo: Copyright © 2015 by Chesney Bradshaw, all rights reserved

The other evening I met a man in his late 30s who wants to start something of his own. He has been working in the retail food and catering business. All of this valuable experience but he has no idea for starting something of his own. Not even one little idea. Nothing!

The man in his late 30s wants to go back home to his country in Africa and start something. But he has no seed capital. Not even a little. Nothing!

Now, he’s unfortunately a currency prisoner. He came here looking for work but now the currency here is lower than his home country. It’s difficult for him to save or even send money home. But he’s trying.

Where can he find his inspiration to action? Continue reading “One Mistake Successful People Don’t Make – Amazing, simple secret you should know”

Where do ideas for new products and services come from?

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English: Marske beach Gentleman metal detecting on the sands. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One evening when we were down at the coast we went into the sea at Fish Hoek beach corner and saw a couple with a metal detector combing the beach. When we came out of the water, had a shower under fresh water, walked back to our sitting place on Jaggers’ Walk where we dried ourselves. Next to us, sitting alongside on a bench was the couple who had the metal detector device. They got talking to us and we found out a whole lot of interesting things about metal detecting on the beach. They had started the hobby when they had been in the UK, saw one of their family members over there doing it and got bitten by the metal detecting bug. Continue reading “Where do ideas for new products and services come from?”