How Amazing People Succeed

9 September, 2011

All the people in this picture are famous. How many of them can you name? They all achieved a great deal in their lives. They did so by using the talents and time well. It is fascinating to conduct virtual  interviews with them. That is what I do  for the Amazing People Club Publications. In the process, I can see that people who did amazing things had ways of thinking…

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Teamwork

5 September, 2011

All successful organizations depend on great teamwork. That is what we have at the Amazing People Club thanks to  our enthusiastic team members. Also, all the amazing people who we have met and write about had many people who supported with strong teamwork.The model above shows how we understand and practice teamwork. There are nine main areas. We cannot all excell in every area, but a team can do so. Looking…

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Coffee Shop Stories

1 March, 2011

Walk through any shopping centre or city street and you will see people in coffee shops. They have become the great meeting places of our age. But, who started the craze? Edward Lloyd was the man who got things going in London. An immigrant from Turkey told him about the coffee habit in his country. Lloyd, therefore, opened a cafe in Tower Street and later opened another in Lombard Street. Merchants…

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Entrepreneurs – Required Urgently

31 October, 2010

Entrepreneurs are in the news. They always are when people are losing their jobs. Governments suddenly want to encourage new businesses to  create employment  Having launched five businesses, I know how hard it is and the risks involved. Therefore, I always admire those people who develop an idea and follow it through to develop a business. Amazing Entrepreneurs is the book that I have written on those who launched a…

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Team Management Celebrations

11 October, 2010

Just returned from a grand celebration. Twenty five years ago, I launched a business idea called Team Management Systems with my colleague Dr Dick McCann. Since then the Margerison McCann Team Management Wheel has taken off round the world. The business is based on a unique software system that enables an individual to discover their team work preferences and share them with colleagues. In that way, people can learn how…

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Business Success Secrets

28 August, 2010

Who was it that developed the McDonald chain of restaurants and how did he do it? How did Helena Rubinstein the cosmetic entrepreneur become rich and famous? Who was Georges de Mestral, as each day we use the product that he invented? All of the above people became rich as a result of developing successful businesses.However, although the entrepreneurs may have the idea they are not always the best people…

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