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Six Reasons To Collaborate

Whilst collaborating with competitors may sometimes feel counter-intuitive, in this modern business world where clients are increasingly demanding and competitors increasingly innovative, it has become a necessity for a successful business. This means being...

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Positive Thinking is NOT the answer!

  “I always look on the bright side of life!” Like attracts like and so our beliefs, thoughts and feelings determine the reality we experience. What we believe, what we think and how we feel, dictates how we perceive and therefore respond to...

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Your Business Vision In Three Steps

“Where can I take my business next?” Some business owners take the time to create a vision for their business and some even go on to create a strategy to achieve it.  However, many fail to realise their vision because they fail to take the action necessary...

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What comes first: Confidence or Success?

“I have much so much more confidence now that I’m successful”. During a coaching session with a client earlier this week, whilst reviewing her recent business success, she exclaimed:  “I have much so much more confidence now that I am successful”. Whilst...

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What Does Acceptance Have To Do With Accountability?

‘What you resist, persists’? You may have heard this quote by the famous Psychologist Carl Jung. What he meant is that when you are unaware of (or in denial about!) how things really are, then they remain the same – simply because you have no reason to change...

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A Light At The End Of The Tunnel

I had a call this morning with one of my mentoring clients, an amazing business woman who has experienced her fair share of obstacles in the pursuit of her vision. Despite significant set-backs, she has impressed me month on month with her commitment to her business,...

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What Does Collaboration Have To Do With Creativity?

When we think of creativity, we tend to think of the arts don’t we? But creativity is about more than being artistic. In fact, creativity really has very little to do with art. Creativity is the act of turning new ideas into reality. It is characterised by the ability...

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Let go of the outcome…

‘Desire without attachment to outcome’. It sounds like a paradox doesn’t it? I mean what is the point of wanting something if you don’t care whether or not you get it? However, there’s a big difference between caring about an outcome and being attached to it....

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What are you saying to yourself?!

I recently tweeted:  “If you have a business goal, but you’re not achieving it, the chances are you have a belief that is in conflict with it.”  It led to a number of people asking how to find out what the belief is and then importantly, how to...

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Reputation: you have one, but do you know what it is?

“I have no idea what my reputation is” I run an online Personal and Business Growth Programme which leads business owners through a 12 step process to align their activity so that they gain traction in their business. A big part of this process is being...

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The Role Model, The Oracle and The Boss

“What kind of mentor do I need?” Running your own business requires clarity of vision and strength of character in addition to an extensive toolkit of knowledge, experience and skill. Yet the reality is that none of us has a full toolkit. We all have...

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Do You Need A Coach? Or A Mentor?

Every one of my clients has recognised the value in having someone to support them in their business. The truth is, none of us have the full tool kit required to start, develop and run a business. The energy, attitude and skills required to get a business off the...

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The Missing Element To The Law Of Attraction

If you have ever wondered why it is that some people appear to create success in their lives with ease whilst others appear destined to struggle, the answer lies in ‘Attraction’. Sound a bit ‘Woo Woo’?! Bear with me…  You may already have...

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iLEAD – The Leadership App For Entrepreneurs

There are many definitions of leadership out there, but the consistent theme through all of them all is ‘influence’. Leadership is the application of ‘influence’ in enlisting the support of others in the accomplishment of our vision or goal (whatever that is). When I...

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Are You Convinced?

If you’re not convinced about your capability and credibility, why would they be? Often when working with business owners to develop their business we get to the stage where they actually have to go out and implement and suddenly the excitement is replaced with...

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