business plan

If you want to make a life, make a plan. Especially if you are a startup business, plan! From the start, let’s be clear: there is nothing unspiritual or scary about planning. Neither is planning something that is rigid and formal. In this blog I’ll get into a little about how to make a business… Read More ➸

Do you see yourself in this description from “Successful entrepreneurs understand that they must work on their business, not in their business. Getting caught up in the minutiae of presentations, phone calls, meetings, and emails can distract the entrepreneur from the heart of the business. They have a product that meets a need, they don’t ignore anything, they grow… Read More ➸

What’s the deal with self-employment among women? It’s no secret – the number of women-owned businesses in the UK is growing at a rapid rate and has been for the past few years. According to research by the Women’s Business Council, self-employment in the UK is at the highest level in 40 years, with much… Read More ➸

Back in my HR days, we had loads of weird people in charge. I remember a manager once referring to a staff member’s suggestion as being ‘somewhat opaque’. Really? Yes, really! I quite liked the staff member’s idea and remember thinking if they were both on the same page, that suggestion could make a huge… Read More ➸

You’ve been working your socks off on your business, have you thought about how much progress you’ve made? If you are anything like me probably not! Here’s a super idea to get you knowing for sure, with only six simple steps to take. It’s helped me so much in my own development. Let’s get practical…… Read More ➸

Reflection is a great tool, until you look in the mirror! It’s taken a long old road (and a lot of support) to get to the point today when I can look back over the year and think “Wow, I really did that. I really did well!” Being proud of achievements earned over the last… Read More ➸

“Your network creates your net worth.” When I first heard those words I thought, ‘oh boy, another one of those sayings…’ Part of the reason was because I really didn’t like networking and didn’t want this to be true at all! By all definitions I am an extrovert, chatty and like people, so why would… Read More ➸

Nerves are kicking in, the gun is fired. Fiercely contending for a medal, they run with conviction. The medal is won. Watching the movie ‘Chariots of Fire’ the other day, made me realise just how running for Olympic gold is like running a business! As we hear the call to business adventure, we kneel down… Read More ➸

You know exactly how to say thank-you to get results… or do you? Good manners are a given. Yet it’s very rare to find someone, like you, who truly appreciates the importance of showing gratitude. Here, I am talking about gratitude in a meaningful and mindful way. “When a miracle finds you, give thanks. To… Read More ➸

One charitable event. Six awesome committee members. Fifty-three local therapists & well-being business owners. Over two hundred people counted walking through the doors. This may sound like a movie trailer. We don’t mind. We (the committee and I) are so proud of our achievements for our first ever Enfield Wellbeing Showcase. And, for the money… Read More ➸