The ION Factor Blog

  • Seven Building Blocks to Success in Your Business

    The Seven Building Blocks to Success in Your Business is a brief outline of the steps to follow to start planning your business with your desired outcome in mind. Building a business without a plan is tantamount to planning to fail. You may have heard the term “Failing to plan is planning to fail” and […]

  • 7 Ways To Keep Your Staff Motivated.

    To keep your staff motivated over a long period of time can be challenging. To have high energy motivational ‘pump-up’ sessions can can take a lot of effort for short term results. Most business owner are so wrapped in “running the business” that they don’t have time to think about motivating their staff.  Besides that’s […]

  • Stop Procrastinating and Do It Now

    Most of us have it. Procrastination. That feeling that you know you need to do something, but then that little voice (or huge voice in some cases) starts telling you it’s okay to do it another day, look for something else that will take up your time and give you a good excuse for not […]

  • What Business Owners Want More Than Anything

    What  Business Owners Want More Than Anything Is Money Yep, it’s just money.  What business owners want more than anything is more money. You might say it’s to build a great brand name, to fulfil their creative needs, to allow them to be more independent, to control their own destiny, to spend more time with […]

  • Positive Thoughts Means Positive Attitude

    As we go through our daily lives, we are continuously talking to ourselves.  It may be more apparent to some than others, but the fact is our internal dialogue is an important part of who we are and what we do.  This self-talk sets our subconscious thought patterns, which in turn influences our concious thoughts […]

  • How Do You Set Out a Business Plan?

    How Do You Set Out a Business Plan? If you are thinking of starting your own business, or have already started, here are a few things to consider when making a business plan. Planning I know a lot of people don’t like or don’t want to sit down and plan their business when they have […]

  • How Safe is Your Business from Hackers?

    Security on-line is even more important today when operating a business on-line or merely having a web presence. So how safe is your business from hackers? It’s essential that the necessary steps are taken to protect an on-line business from hackers who could steal vital information, or viruses which could bring your computer system – […]

  • Respect. How to Earn Respect

    Respect. How To Earn Respect Do you sometimes wander why some people command respect by their mere presence while others try very hard to gain respect by demanding it? Well, you cannot demand respect, you have to earn it. Despite what some people may think, respect is not governed by age, gender or experience. There […]