New Teamwork Interview with Dr Charles Margerison

22 March, 2013

Recently, I was at a conference and asked my views on teamwork and how people can work together effectively. I said it starts by each individual understanding their talents and how they use their time. There are eight main areas, as shown in the model on this page. Using the Team Management Profile Questionnaire. it is possible to discover the areas that best fit your work preferences. With the introduction…

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Dollars from Apples

12 April, 2012

Some days are more significant than others. On this day in 1976, a little known company launched a computer called Apple 1. The two whizz kid founders were helped in the  formation of  their company by a colleague. They gave him 10% of the shares, but it is said that he later returned them for about $2,300. If he had kept his shares, he would be worth in the region of…

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Curiousity – How Much Do You Have?

18 March, 2012

It is said that curiousity killed the cat. It has also been the factor that has led people to create new inventions, explore new places and develop new ideas. In the process, some people have become millionaires because they were curious. People like Thomas Edison, who founded the enormous General Electric Company was always curious. He wanted to find out how machines worked and to create better ones. As a…

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Self Development via Action Learning

12 January, 2012

  What do Henry Ford, Coco Chanel, Thomas Edison and Helena Rubinstein have in common? They all became multi – millionaires without going to a University or a Business School. So did Richard Branson and Steve Jobs. Bill Gates had the opportunity to do the courses at Harvard, but chose get into business action and learn from experience. I have researched the lives of over 500 amazing people. Most of…

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Amazing Millionaires

10 December, 2011

              Henry Ford did it. Andrew Carnegie also. Helena Rubinstein achieved it. So did Coco Chanel. Thomas Edison summed it up as one percent inspiration and ninety nine percent perspiration. They all had one thing in common. They started in relative poverty and all became multi millionaires. Therefore, I decided to find out how they were able to earn so much money. Using the…

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Entrepreneurs Quiz

25 September, 2011

This is an opportunity to test your knowledge of the people who created major organizations. If you can successfully name 7 or more then you have a very good knowledge of business entrepreneurs. The people mentioned below are part of a book called Amazing Entrepreneurs that provides an insight into the personal lives of people who succeeded in business. You can find out how they succeeded and gain lessons on…

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