A New Hope

by Carl Brooking Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
‘I hope things get better’ - a phrase uttered all over the world on an hourly basis and something we’ve all said either about ourselves or to somebody else. As the economy recovers from the crisis in 2008 and work adds to the pressure, we seem to be struggling more than ever before. However, there is no way to avoid the ‘I hope things get better’ life if you don’t get the basics right within your business. With the foundations of ...
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The Digital Economy Strikes Back

by Carl Brooking Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
In recent years, technology has moved from ‘luxury’ to ‘necessity’ and it now forms the heart of the economy. For those who fail to keep up with the times - Blockbuster, Kodak, and Blackberry are key examples - failure is just around the corner. On the other hand, those who are adjusting to the digital world are thriving each year. If you’re a business owner and wondering how to use technology as a business driver, we have four key tips ...
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Return Of The Entrepreneur

by Carl Brooking Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
The entrepreneur; perhaps someone who doesn’t get as much credit as they deserve. By themselves, they create products/services and build something from absolutely nothing. However, is this entrepreneurial society we seem to be building a good thing? Today, we’re going to assess the pros and cons! Pros Growth in the Economy – First and foremost, it creates wealth for the whole economy from the entrepreneur to the employees. Furthermore, income and corporation tax earns money for the government and this money is then ...
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Attracting ‘Ready-to-Buy’ Prospects to Your Business

by Carl Brooking Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
In order to grow a business, we must make more profit and this comes from reducing costs or increasing income. Of the two, the latter is far more sustainable and helps to build a brand fully which brings us to the process of marketing. With so much competition in every industry and niche these days, marketing is huge and a strategy is required if success is to be seen. However, there is no point marketing to the whole world because a ...
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Amazing Distances

by Carl Brooking Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Recreation and Sports
In my role as a professional golf coach and player, I’m lucky enough to witness hundreds of shots every single day. Above all else, the enjoyment comes from the excitement of the player as they hit the sweet spot and the ball travels a long distance. Accompanying the sound, the player instantly knows when they hit it perfectly and it leaves feelings of satisfaction and pride. At first, you might be wondering where I’m going with this but there is a ...
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A New Lifestyle

by Carl Brooking Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Recreation and Sports
When I was a young fella, I only wanted to run around chasing, throwing, and dodging balls in a number of sports. It’s fun in a competitive environment, and I improved skill. My hand-eye coordination developed quickly, and I became proud of my accomplishments. It was when I was 15-years-old that I decided I wanted to only play golf. The mix of learning and using my skills, including the mental strengths required to perform under pressure, was, and still is, an awesome ...
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Visualisation Rules!

by Carl Brooking Business, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement
Everything we do and say, is visualised beforehand. Believe it? Studies have strongly suggested this. And a lot of it comes from the sub-conscious mind. I guess from my experiences it rings-true. Many times since learning and understanding the power of visualisation over the years, I have reflected back on what I’d just said or did, and came to the conclusion that there is a lot, I mean a lot, of thruth in it. I’m a professional golf coach, and past PGA Tour ...
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The Key to Success is Leaving Your Comfort Zone

by Carl Brooking Self Improvement
When it comes to our comfort zone, there is no place better for us…hence the name. If there is an easy and a difficult option, the sensible decision would be to take the easy route and be done with it. However, there is one huge problem with this mindset; we cannot grow when we live in fear of leaving the comfort zone. Although we appreciate it is easier said than done, the key to success is finally getting out of ...
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