Category: How to Manage Yourself – and your business

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Is Victoria Beckham worthy of her press?

It never ceases to amazing me how the British media get away with printing such negative drivel. The case in question this week is Victoria Beckham. No matter what you might think of her singing ability or even her fashion, she is a dedicated mother, wife and entrepreneur. Over the past years she has had … Read more…

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Do you fall foul of the Matrix Mindset?

Frequently when we start a new business we can get caught up learning our craft and then learning how to turn it into a viable business. We attend expensive training courses funded by ourselves with the aim of learning all we can in order to make our businesses a success. We invest in our skills … Read more…

The Biggest Mistake Coaches Make When Creating Coaching Packages

Once you’ve identified your niche market and the problem your coaching is going to solve for your clients, your next step is to put together coaching packages that a) your clients will want to buy and b) will ensure your business is able to profit. But how exactly do you do this? One of the … Read more…

Do you check your emails throughout the day?

This year why not stop letting your email account and Facebook dictate how you spend your day. Have you ever noticed how an email has the ability to completely disrupt your day and kick you off track? Do you continually refer to your email account during the day like it is a ‘to do list’? … Read more…

100% at Cause

When things aren’t going our way or we’re not getting the results that we’re after, it can be easy to blame external things like the economy or our colleagues. But the truth is, this is just bad personal leadership. Self employment requires us to responsible for our own outcomes and overcome the tough challenges. No … Read more…

Don’t Be Too Proud to Secure Your Income

Beginning your business can be a scary issue. Will you make enough money? Will people want what you have to offer? In my book ‘Grass Roots To Green Shoots‘ I address how to make the transition from full time employment to self employment. As the author of a book and a business coach, it can … Read more…

Should you really invest in your business?

Many people start their own small business as a result of redundancy or early retirement. Loaded with a large sum of money in the bank they start exploring their ideas and using their savings to fund the way. However without a clear end in mind and solid business plan these savings are usually gobbled up … Read more…

Should your activity be business or recreation?

If your business activity is not accompanied with a clear business plan and way of monitisation, your activity must be part of recreation.   Entrepreneurs often fail in their business, not because of a lack of skill or a good product, but because of a bad use of time. What most fail to recognise is … Read more…

How do you set financial goals and give yourself the very best chance of achieving them?

How do you set financial goals and give yourself the very best chance of achieving them? Understanding how to do this properly and then manage your tasks and activities accordingly can be a struggle. Setting financial goals in our business can feel like a daunting task. Most people resist it because they don’t know how … Read more…

Persistent Tenacity: Time is Money!

Recently I started working for a new client. In small business money disappears fast so taking my time and draining their account with my wage is not acceptable. I have to get results for them fast and start generating the benefits I promised to bring. For a good number of clients right now that focus … Read more…