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Every year you set out to make resolutions and before you know it you’ve blown it and feel rubbish. So many of us do that. I quit making resolutions a few years back, replacing them with a much simpler approach that has brought me the results I wanted – without the dread of breaking a… Read More ➸

For over a year, every Friday I have posted up a ‘Celebrate your Success’ meme in my Facebook groups. About 6% of members post their success-stories for the week. What are the other 94% doing, I wondered. The question led me to reach out and speak to a few of them directly. Every person I… 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 ➸

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 ➸

I’m not much of a gardener. So what has possessed me to write a blog about what a garden can do for you? And how does that relate to business? More than you think! A number of articles in Psychology Today talk about the benefits of gardening. Some of which include relaxation, learning to live… Read More ➸

We all want to make the most of our waking life and yet we spend so much time asleep! The maths is easy: based on the average person sleeping 8 hours a night, that’s one-third of a day in dreamland. The average person, like you, dreams 4-7 times during an eight-hour sleep. You are probably… Read More ➸

So, what is the biggest fear we have as women about shattering that glass ceiling once and for all? Marianne Williamson sums it up beautifully in her book A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of ‘A Course in Miracles’ when she says “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest… Read More ➸

We all know that clients are the ‘bread and butter’ of our business. We also know that our ideal clients, our divine audience, are the jam in the business sandwich. The big question: how to find them, especially in today’s world of constant changes? Getting clear In the beginning, I thought, sell, sell, sell. Tell… 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 ➸