How to succeed in 2019? Start by facing forwards…

New Year’s Resolutions are often a standard topic of conversation in January. Regardless of the timing or the reason, there is never any harm in a bit of stock-taking. As my previous article suggested, looking in that rear view mirror helps to check where you have come from, but once you have done this I… Read more »

How successful was your 2018? Looking in the Rear View Mirror…

As another year draws to a close, many people will naturally find themselves entering introspection mode. In years gone by, this may have ordinarily only been something practiced by established high performers. However, given the current popularity of mindfulness, self-awareness and general personal growth. I’d hazard a guess that more people then ever before are… Read more »

Building Trust – Part 2

In our previous blog, we introduced the concept of building trust in working relationships. We mentioned that that there are four elements which, according to the research that sits behind The Trusted Advisor, contribute to forming the Trust Equation. Last time we posted we positioned the first two factors – Credibility and Reliability. This month… Read more »

Building Trust – Part 1

A little while back I was invited to speak at a networking event for Property Professionals. Having accepted the invite, I was then left with the small matter of deciding what to talk about. These were property professionals in the broadest sense – a melting pot of investors, surveyors, agents, lawyers, and finance brokers. What… Read more »

Another Year Over…..and a New One Just Begun

They say it’s a sign of getting older, but I just don’t know where the past year has gone.  It seems like only five minutes ago that we were planning for 2017.  Blink, and yet another twelve months have passed.  We at Flame sincerely hope that 2017 has brought all you hoped, and that you’re… Read more »

Control The Controllables!

To keep myself sane I go for a run three times a week. Recently I’ve started to take my phone with me – listening to music or the radio helps the time pass a little more quickly. A few weeks ago I tuned in to a sports radio talk show where the presenter was interviewing… Read more »