Archive for November, 2010

Start Me Up! – Over 100 great business ideas for the budding entrepreneur, Sonia Williams, Reviewed by Valerie Dwyer – Serial Entrepreneur, Coach, Mentor, Inspirational Speaker, founder of My Wonderful Life Coach™

November 15, 2010

Billed as ‘An essential resource for the budding entrepreneur – start me up! lives up to the promise!  Full review http://www.mywonderfullifecoach.co.uk/bookreviews.aspx

Start Me Up

Start Me Up

 

As a Coach, Mentor and Business Development Specialist myself to budding entrepreneurs, start-ups and growth-aspiring entrepreneurs over several years, I recognise the valuable content of start me up! Aimed at novices seeking ready-made business ideas, there is also plenty in here for those who have been doing business for a while including reminders and resources for conducting your own business review if performance improvement of your business is on the cards. Pay attention to the Business Plan section, an added bonus of ‘How To’ information on all aspects necessary for upping your game.  

 In this rapidly changing world, lust for new trends and search for a ‘greener’ business environment, there’s always something new to learn. Sonia Williams begins by emphasising, quite rightly so, that the idea for your new or next business may just be right under your nose. Advising on the merits of being dissatisfied with the status quo, encouraging you to find a better way to do things (and referring to James Dyson among others who have found this route into mega businesses) but above all imploring you to find and follow your passion in order to be successful.

Advice on overcoming self-limiting beliefs (is Sonia an NLP or CBT practitioner, I wonder? This rings …read my full review

Advertisements

Managing Conflict At Work, Johnson & Keddy, reviewed by Valerie Dwyer, Serial Entrepreneur, Coach, Mentor,founder My Wonderful Life Coach(tm)

November 15, 2010

Conflict Prevention, is most definitely much better than cure when it comes to conflict management! Full review: http://www.mywonderfullifecoach.co.uk/bookreviews.aspx

Managing Conflict at Work

Managing Conflict at Work

Managing conflict is a key strategic issue that needs to be globally recognised as the responsibility of all leaders and managers, within and (despite the title reference to ‘work’) outside of commerce.  A wider understanding by individuals would reduce the substantial costs in time, energy, resources and money to business, communities, countries and continents and subsequent toll on people.

 What could be better than the opportunity to be guided through the whole process by two experts in this field?  In this one handy tome, Clive Johnson, a coach, consultant and trainer in workplace conflict management and Jackie Keddy, a high level mediator and conflict specialist, present all you need to know about preventing and sorting out disputes, disagreements and conflicts, including those with potential for high level escalation….read full review

 £400 billion UK total costs and approaching $300 billion in litigation alone are the ball park figures


%d bloggers like this: