20 tips to maximise your chances of success in business

6:05PM | Thursday, 26 June 2014 | Jonathan Weinstock

Let’s assume we have already explored the reasons for why businesses fail and focus on what you can do to maximise your chances of being successful. Here is a list of 20 actionable tips.

The importance of having a coach in business and life

2:22PM | Thursday, 27 February 2014 | Jonathan Weinstock

Remember those piano or guitar lessons you loved (or hated) as a kid? Perhaps you were forced to go to tennis lessons? Now you’re in business, it’s time to hire another coach.

Six tactics to avoid being interrupted at work

2:10PM | Friday, 14 February 2014 | Jonathan Weinstock

Do you find you always get more work done on the weekends or when your employees aren’t around? Here are six tactics to try.

How to thoroughly enjoy your life (and jellybeans) on Earth

12:51PM | Wednesday, 11 December 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

We have a limited amount of time to spend on this Earth, and yet too often we waste it without thinking. Here are a number of ways to ensure you make the most of the time you have left.

My experience and key learnings from EO Ignite

11:30PM | Monday, 25 November 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

Over 200 Entrepreneurs’ Organisation members from the South Pacific region attended EO Ignite in Sydney. Here are some valuable business lessons from the keynote speakers.

How to say ‘no’ more often

11:35PM | Monday, 4 November 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

In business, it can be easy to fall into the trap of saying ‘yes’ to everything. However, learning how and when to say ‘no’ is one of the keys to success.

What entrepreneurs can learn from the late Chopper Read

10:40PM | Friday, 18 October 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

Some of the business methods and tactics used by the late Mark “Chopper” Read are dubious, to say the least. Nonetheless, there are a few valuable lessons entrepreneurs can learn from the former underworld figure.

The new social network that’s hotter than LinkedIn

9:07PM | Monday, 30 September 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

LinkedIn is still one of the greatest networking and recruitment tools out there. However, there’s now a hot new player on the social networking block.

Are you living life to the fullest as an entrepreneur?

9:04PM | Monday, 16 September 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

If you want to be an entrepreneur then you will need to grow yourself and your business throughout your lifetime, and you won’t achieve that doing what you’ve always done!

I’ve just been stung! How not to grow a business

8:16AM | Tuesday, 20 August 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

Want to grow your business? Be sharp, and make sure your customers aren’t stung by a bad experience.

Why doesn’t every entrepreneur live and work from the beach? Our pilot test

8:27PM | Monday, 5 August 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

Tim Ferriss’s four-hour work week is an appealing idea – but how practical is it in reality? I decided to visit a resort in Port Douglas to test the theory out.

Achieving s-xcess for a happy entrepreneurial life

7:48PM | Wednesday, 24 July 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

Maintaining a successful business life means keeping your private life in order.

How to handle the emotional rollercoaster ride of being an entrepreneur

7:45PM | Monday, 8 July 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

As an entrepreneur, sometimes it feels as if you are getting kicked in the guts from every angle! But with experience comes a measure of stability.

Eight tips to win fast or fail quick as an entrepreneur

6:57PM | Monday, 24 June 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

In business, if you can’t succeed fast, you should aim to fail quickly. Here are the eight key factors that will allow you to identify and catch a wave of rapid growth.

Is your workforce like a bunch of fresh flowers or dead roses?

5:48PM | Monday, 27 May 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

When it comes to energy and vibrancy, an enthusiastic workforce is a lot like a fresh bouquet of flowers. However, like the contents of a vase, your staff morale needs to be tended to regularly.

26 lessons from Richard Branson, up close and personal

5:10PM | Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

I was in Adelaide at the National Achievers Congress in Adelaide May 8-9, 2013 primarily to see Sir Richard Branson. Here’s what happened.

Five tips to becoming inspired in less than 9.58 seconds!

4:55PM | Monday, 29 April 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

The role of an entrepreneur is to inspire others, leading to fast business growth. Here are five steps to revving up your motivation level from zero to full-speed in just 9.58 seconds like Usain Bolt.

How much passion is in your business life?

4:15PM | Monday, 15 April 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

Being passionate and being around passionate people is the foundation for success, as this little quiz demonstrates.

What sport can teach us about building a successful business

4:46PM | Tuesday, 2 April 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

Moulding a high performing team is a critical skill for every entrepreneur when building a successful company. We can apply what we learn from successful sporting teams to this task.

By the power of Grayskull! Using super powers to overcome negative feelings as an entrepreneur

3:08PM | Monday, 4 March 2013 | Jonathan Weinstock

Your emotional state can make or break you in business. However, with a little practice, you can develop the power to crush negative emotions. BY JONATHAN WEINSTOCK.