Does your state of mind effect your business success? We hear a lot about mindset but what does it actually mean?Read More
Visibility is something, as business owners, we need to embrace for the very simple reason that if you’re not visible – if you’re not putting your business out there, how are your clients ever going to know you exist?Read More
If you still have outstanding goals as we near the end of the first Quarter of the year, you may be thinking about ramping up your activity to give yourself a good chance of achieving them. Here are a few things you can do.Read More
Sometimes we do our work for clients but their payment can take an age to arrive after we’ve sent our invoice. This is frustrating and extremely stressful. Read on for my tips for getting paid on time, and if they don’t work, what you can do about it.Read More
Do you know your worth as a business owner - or do you find yourself devaluing your services to appease prospect clients? Here are 4 ways that you can honour your value and your worth in your business.Read More
Are you overwhelmed? A number of years ago I learnt about ‘The Four Stages of Competence’ and I want to share them with you to help you understand why we become overwhelmed in certain situations.Read More
Valentine’s Day has just passed and we were all feeling the love. In my blog I explore how we can feel the love for our business too. Something we spend a lot of emotional and physical time with deserves more than we sometimes give to it. Here, I share 7 ways to nurture your business…Read More
Business growth doesn’t just happen! It’s all about the work you do on your business - not just the time you spend working in your business. This blog explores the characteristics you need to embrace to make this work for you.Read More
Why do we often get paralysed by fear in business? Sometimes, so much so, that it can completely halt our progress. Fear shows up in many different ways. In this blog I explore a few of them, how you can identify fear and what you can do about it.Read More
If, like lots of business owners, you wrote a business plan in January, it’s scary to think that we’re already 4 weeks into the year. How are you getting on with your plan? Did you break it down into manageable chunks or did you put it away in your drawer?
Well, it’s time to take it out of your drawer and review the last 4 weeks to see where you are.Read More
You’ve set up your business because you have a product or service to offer – so that’s what you do, right? As long as you let people know how you can help them, then that’s ok, the clients will come.
Well, not necessarily!Read More
I know that planning is a bit like Marmite. Some people love to plan and will plan every part of their lives – and other people just don’t because their thoughts are in their head and they know what they want to achieve and how to do it. However, in business it’s a little more complex – because actually, we need to be kept accountable to what we want to achieve.Read More
I encountered the receiving end of my first coaching relationship when I was working toward another accreditation. I thoroughly enjoyed the process - the sessions were enquiring, thought provoking and challenging. The learning comes from within and the advantage of that means that it stretches your mind to find the right solutions.Read More
Why does procrastination strike? Well, there are many reasons: shiny object syndrome; lack of motivation; lack of time; feeling out of our comfort zone; knowing that there are other pressing things that we need to do – just a few reasons we put things off or literally, just don’t get things done.
‘Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning and focused effort” Paul J MayerRead More
It’s that time of year - it's June and we’re nearly halfway through already - it’s time to review our business goals and achievements.
I'm part of a business membership group and this month the focus is on exactly this. Where are we at? What have we achieved? Are we on track?
It’s true! In this day of online shopping, I still visit the supermarket.
I’m all about making life easier for yourself – and I know that if you’re busy with work, with children, with home life, juggling everything, then a weekly visit to the supermarket is the last thing that anyone wants to do, right?Read More