YOUR FIVE STEP GUIDE – TO GETTING UNSTUCK WHEN IN A BUSINESS RUT By Diane Boorman – Founder at Brand Analytics, Business Enabler & Mentor

September 2019 - Often within your business cycle, we tend to get into a rut as a result of routine or just doing business our way. When this happens, it is easy to complain or talk about the challenges rather than the positive, exciting opportunities it presents; just in case others might steal your ideas or even see you as successful?

It is no secret that South Africa's small business failure rate is almost 80% within the first three years – this means the average entrepreneur's chance of starting a business, growing it and creating much-needed jobs is painfully slim. If you find yourself in a scenario, where you are successful - you should feel proud and allow others to take note, even going as far as giving advice and making suggestions for improvement in your business to take it to the next level. Ideally, we want to be learning every day, even from one another – with the goal of growing. Here’s your five-step guide to take action today:

New Years Resolution is a tradition - have you made one? Mine is to determine whether there is a difference in running/starting a business or cycling an event ! The ancient Babylonians are said to have been the first people to make New Year's resolutions, about 4,000 years ago according to

Did you know that every colour has a different meaning and that combining colours could change that meaning or even add to the meaning, this is Colour Philosophy. You can wear different colours to enhance or disguise areas of concern or of flattery.