Have you ever dreamed of appearing in a glossy magazine looking sensual in your sexy PJ’s? Well I have to say it has never been one of my goals, but sometimes life leads you in a different direction than expected.
In my role as the Ambassador for the Asthma Foundation I am often asked to speak to the media about the importance of Asthma Management and the serious nature of Asthma! AND about how you move forward or recreate your Read more
As a solopreneur, sole trader or micro business owner – would you let you neighbour walk in and raid your pantry, at will, for free? After all you took the time to go shop for the contents, you paid for the contents and you stored the contents for your benefit, right? Even the neighbour who pops over for the odd cup of sugar can get a bit annoying if they do it often enough.
So why are you állowing others Read more
When asked this question many of us would claim ‘well of course I’m committed’ but before you dismiss it out of hand maybe you might like to consider this - are you getting the results you want or would expect from your business?
Here’s the key, if you’re interested you will do what’s convenient however when you’re committed you’ll do what it takes. Many business owners I meet are doing what’s convenient and avoiding anything that they don’t like, or Read more
In the rush to promote and grow your business have you sometimes jumped into a joint venture or partnership with another person or business only to later realize that while it looked like a great opportunity it turned out to be a BIG mistake?
When we align ourselves with others we are also telling the world that this is who we’re ‘like’ or ‘similar too’ and if we haven’t done our homework we could find ourselves giving our target market Read more
Does your business keep YOU awake at night? Many business owners lay awake at night worrying about the things that aren’t going well – staffing, cashflow, taxation – just to name a few. Wouldn’t it be great to get re-excited about your business? The way you were when you first got started!
When we first start out in business we dream of small business success, then as the reality of the day to day running of the business settles in Read more
As business owners we often find ourselves confronted by many conflicting demands and in the process become disconnected with the task that is actually in front of us – which at the time is the most important – like chatting with a staff member or listening to a customers feedback. When we’re not present in that moment we truly cannot give our best to the person or task. If it is a customer or staff member they will most certainly Read more
If I asked you – what does a successful business look like for you, what would you say? It’s something I regularly ask my coaching clients – it’s a question that usually comes after.
Me asking: What do you want from your business?
The Coaching Client says : Success!
What I invariably find is that success means different things to different people. For some it is feeling successful, for others it is about the amount of income they generate or Read more
Do you have the characteristics of an entrepreneur?
To be able to build a strong success business you need to have a solid foundation, and given that 60% of all business owners are solopreneurs and a further 25% have 4 employees or less it’ s pretty clear that the foundation needs to be provided by the business owner or if you prefer the business entrepreneur.
From my observations as a business coach and mentor and my own personal business experience, Read more
If you have already taken the Ignite Your Business Mojo questionnaire, you will know where you function from most in your business. You will also be starting to see how your strengths play out in your business results and hopefully how your weakness in certain areas are curtailing you taking your business to success.
Our Entrepreneurial Mindset, or if you like our personality types, have a HUGE impact on how our business Read more
The Grass is Greener Elsewhere – When the neighbour’s pasture looks better than yours there is a temptation to wander or feel hard done by. Once there though, just like at home, the honeymoon is quickly over and you find yourself back to square one – again. If you’re feeling really frustrated in your business then it would be a great idea to get another pair of eyes to look it over. A good business coach can help you build Read more