Yearly Archives - 2015

Mind Your Budget

Let’s monitor our budgets very closely this holiday season. Whilst being in the midst of the Christmas hustle and bustle, let’s be mindful of this: Financial leadership You have been paid earlier than your normal pay date. What do you do? Do you spend like there’s no tomorrow? Or do you make a plan? Might I humbly recommend you make a plan? This is not meant to stop you from having your fun this period. After all, it is the season to be [...]

Financial Independence

Financial independence: the act of creating and maintaining a sustainable living Entrepreneurship I remember when I decided to dive into entrepreneurship. I left a full time job for no guarantee of a pay cheque. What was I thinking? After sharing with a couple of people of my move, I heard the following: Make sure you have contingencies in place (didn’t have any) Are you sure about doing this in this current economy? (no time like the present I thought to myself) From a little girl growing [...]

Financial Independence

Financial independence: the act of creating and maintaining a sustainable living Entrepreneurship I remember when I decided to dive into entrepreneurship. I left a full time job for no guarantee of a pay cheque. What was I thinking? After sharing with a couple of people of my move, I heard the following: Make sure you have contingencies in place (didn’t have any) Are you sure about doing this in this current economy? (no time like the present I thought to myself) From a little girl growing [...]

Tips to Plan a Successful Client Meeting

As a business owner client meetings are an essential part of my business. Not only do I meet with potential clients, which is extremely exciting because of the opportunities that exist to build new relationships but I also meet regularly with my exiting clients to ensure that their needs are addressed and to continue to be an advisor of choice. But what does it take to make a client meeting successful? Here are my best tips for planning client meetings: Prepare, [...]

Tips to Plan a Successful Client Meeting

As a business owner client meetings are an essential part of my business. Not only do I meet with potential clients, which is extremely exciting because of the opportunities that exist to build new relationships but I also meet regularly with my exiting clients to ensure that their needs are addressed and to continue to be an advisor of choice. But what does it take to make a client meeting successful? Here are my best tips for planning client meetings: Prepare, [...]

How to spend less on fashion without feeling like you are depriving yourself – not just about sales

Let’s start with a few principles that I had to embrace in order to get to the point where I could decrease my spending on fashion and style. Less is Indeed more. Even with my wardrobe at its largest, at any one time I always gravitated to a core of no more than 12 outfits per occasion. I kid you not that for work I rotate about 8 out fits for my workplace. Now, as far as I’m concerned each of [...]

How to spend less on fashion without feeling like you are depriving yourself – not just about sales

Let’s start with a few principles that I had to embrace in order to get to the point where I could decrease my spending on fashion and style. Less is Indeed more. Even with my wardrobe at its largest, at any one time I always gravitated to a core of no more than 12 outfits per occasion. I kid you not that for work I rotate about 8 out fits for my workplace. Now, as far as I’m concerned each of [...]

Trust the Planning Process

So you’ve made the decision to take the plunge to start your own business. Congratulations! I’m very excited for you. But after coming up with your big idea, what do you to do next? I am sure the question has crossed your mind several times. The journey of entrepreneurship has no hard or fast rules however those who are successful followed and trusted a simple process of planning. This process ultimately turns your business idea into a viable business. Any [...]

Trust the Planning Process

So you’ve made the decision to take the plunge to start your own business. Congratulations! I’m very excited for you. But after coming up with your big idea, what do you to do next? I am sure the question has crossed your mind several times. The journey of entrepreneurship has no hard or fast rules however those who are successful followed and trusted a simple process of planning. This process ultimately turns your business idea into a viable business. Any [...]

What Steps Can I Take to Protect My Money?

When you’ve worked hard to accumulate money and other assets, you become extremely protective of what you have. People protect their assets in different ways, but the end goal is usually the same – to keep assets safe from the many risks that exist. Protecting your money can be as simple as educating yourself about the threats that exist and being knowledgeable about what you can do, or as complex as seeking professional advice from legal or finance professionals. [...]