Your happiness is a result of how you feel

Your happiness is a result of how you feel inside your being and the state of your outer world.

I was invited earlier this week to hear a ZEAL presentation to help teenagers reach their potential through creativity in Aoteoroa. It was a compelling organization, very empowering and a great reminder of how we all need to be accountable for what WE personally contribute back to our community. I think I need to do more, what about you?

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Mark Collins
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Are you feeling the changes?

Are you feeling the changes? We are in the middle of an amazing period of change that is creating some amazing opportunities and significant challenges. Being totally pragmatic, you have the greatest opportunity if you can embrace the changes before  they embrace you! Start right now, take a look at these examples for insights of future disruptions in the food space, your business is being effected.

Get my help to see how you can make these changes a positive influence on your business.
The last article is marginally in the food space but is hilarious and is indicative of how everything has a roll on effect which can be hard to stop.

Imagine you own a restaurant this simple yet brilliantly creative and entertaining idea could be your point of difference! Try not to be in a good frame of mind after this:

The worlds eating habits are effected by many things but for now just consider: availability, replacement products and cost. What is the consequential effect of changing diets on our cultural and nationalistic bonds?
Too big to contemplate?  Here is an example of a new food replacement that will

Food replacements that guarantee everyone on the planet is fed a nutritious diet! Imagine a world where eating real food is a luxury? Click here to read the full article

In many places having McDonald’s is a real treat.  “McDonald’s feeds 68 million people a day, that’s about 1% of the world’s  population. Its $27bn in revenue a year makes it the 90th-largest economy  in the world.” Yahoo

Two examples of thousands of scientific innovations that are changing our food chain right now – some good, some not necessarily so good but all ideas will create some sort of disruptive change to some other business


SUPER TASTING TOMATOES

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STRAWBERRIES THAT KEEP

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 This is hilarious and you might view it as more like drug taking than food but the story is valuable with the underlying message that: sometimes disruption and innovation will be by accident – but you still have to be open to it and be prepared to initiate action.

Create your own new opportunities by challenging how you are operating – Ring me for a free chat!

Mark – 0275 340 860

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How well do you deal with criticism?

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It is as important for you to deal with criticism as it is for a boxer to be able to take a few good punches!

But this in itself will never be enough to become a winner. You must also be smart and adapt in response to the criticism, and when you become the leader consider being the encourager at least 9 times more than you criticise.

Mark Collins
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What customer experience do you measure?

The Art of Lists

When your business plan has a success measurement for every customer experience you are trying to deliver you are much more likely to succeed.

For example it doesn’t matter whether you run a concrete kerbing company, a hair dressing salon, or a house painting business. The customer would appreciate experiencing many of the same things.

  • Turning up ready to start when you have agreed to
  • Efficiently get the job done to a high standard
  • Don’t leave a mess – clothes, carpets or footpaths
  • Be easy to deal with- responsive, flexible, polite, positive and accommodating
  • Give them value –this is better when specific to each customer, so this may be as simple as knowing how they like their coffee, leaving touch up paint, a phone call to follow up a few days later, shouting morning tea.
  • Deliver what agreed in full, at the price you agreed.

A really good way to check how the customer feels about these specifics is to list them on a short simple questionnaire and ask your customers to rate your performance? Another good way is to ask for a testimonial focusing on how well you delivered the following things?

Mark Collins
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Creativity and authenticity is critical to your ultimate and total success.

Why?

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Because to apply your creativity you need to have the courage to put your neck out which may mean presenting something completely different. In many circumstances this will require you to expose your vulnerabilities and eccentricities. Be confident knowing that these things are part of what is endearing about a person who is at one with themselves.

Understand that the perfection of something new is totally different from the perfection of the 25th incarnation of the same thing! Take the first Apple “iPhone” and now compare it to the latest Apple 6s. All could be claimed to be perfect or not but in each reference the context will be different.

So find the courage to expose your vulnerabilities and experience the pleasure of your creativity and authenticity.

Mark Collins
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