When growing up we are often asked by parents, adult relatives and family friends what we want to do when we finish school. Another favourite question is what we want to become.
I always found these questions easy to answer. I wanted to be a pathologist, then a lawyer, followed by a psychologist. Never an accountant or nurse. Secretly I actually wanted to start my own business and make it wildly successful but that of course didn’t fit the obligatory path of get a good job, work hard to pay the mortgage, blah, blah, blah.
Do you remember what you wanted to be? Can you remember how exciting it was to dream about the things you’d do? How you would change the world? Continue reading
Have you noticed a trip to the city or even a country town has been far more frenzied the last couple of weeks? As if cars have suddenly started multiplying on our roads?
It seems some sort of magnetic pull began six weeks out from Christmas and people have been panic buying (or at least panic window shopping) ever since.
Regardless of whether you think the true spirit of Christmas has been forgotten or not, I’d ask you to consider this:
- Do you plan your gift buying or is it more a scatter gun approach?
- Do you have a budget and stick to it or do you overspend each year out of desperation?
If the scatter gun, credit card lurch resonates with you does it reflect your approach to business and blogging? Continue reading