Being your own boss as a creative and / or running a creative business is notoriously challenging - but also one of the fields of endeavour that so many people desire. Being able to create, innovate, express, share, connect in a way that is personal - right through commenting on issues of the whole human [...]
"When it comes to business 'love' is not said, used or expressed often enough" - Rasheed Ogunlaru, coach Speaker and author of Soul Trader Putting the Heart Back into Your Business In the latest Soul Trader podcast, coach - speaker - author Rasheed Ogunlaru explores the importance of love in business. How do you fall [...]
For the first in his "Mastering Your Craft" series, Coach - Speaker - Rasheed Ogunlaru interviews acclaimed classical pianist, coach and TED talk speaker Albert Frantz, founder of key-notes.com Tune in to this insightful talk on life, creativity, music, overcoming challenges and finding and mastering your craft. During the talk Albert shares some of the [...]
confidence and focus) is one the biggest and most common issues/ challenges that sole traders, small business owners mention to me when they attend my workshops, talks, masterclasses - and when they approach me for coaching. It is something that affects those at the pre-start, start-up and growth stages of business / being your own boss. Your energy, effectiveness, success and happiness are all linked to it and affected by it. So how do you motivate yourself and others be it potential customers, contacts, colleagues, suppliers or staff and partners? The key to motivation is knowing what your - and others motives, drivers, desires, values, priorities and purpose is - and honouring and working from this powerful place. Rich, sustained, compassionate motivation is a hallmark of the Soul Trader.