In any business there are certain processes that are done over and over again and for these items checklists serve a very useful purpose. They can keep processes consistent, prevent mistakes and be beneficial in a number of other ways. Even if you’re currently using checklists there may be some areas you haven’t considered using […]
If you could travel back in time and meet your younger self, then no doubt you would have lots of advice to share. You would probably tell them what mistakes to avoid, what worked well and how some experiences (even though they were painful) had turned into valuable learning lessons or unexpected opportunities. I imagine […]
Templates are one of the most useful tools you can have in your business. Not only do they save you time (even if it’s just a few precious minutes) but they also help you maintain a consistent and professional image of your business. Take a moment to check if you have the following templates covered: […]
There are a huge range of options when it comes to running your business and your life. This ranges from electronic software and apps through to paper diaries, planners and whiteboards. How effective these tools are for you is dependent on the way you like to work and the outcome you wish to achieve, so […]
This blog is dedicated to my sister who at a young age had the courage to change a major career goal when she realised it didn’t suit her, even though she felt a lot of pressure to see it through to completion.
I’ve always admired her for making that decision and she has now truly found her place in the world as a result.
It can be very disheartening when clients leave your business, especially when they’ve been with you for a long time.
It’s also hard not to take it personally, even if there is a very good reason why they are leaving. So what do you do when a client decides they no longer need your service and/or product?
Marketing to a mailing list is a useful way to stay in touch with clients and generate new business. However, to use it successfully you also need to be mindful of the impression you’re creating, every time you hit the send button.
Here are some ways you may create the wrong impression and impact on your success:
This is dedicated to the inspiring people I work with, who allow me to push them out of their comfort zones and explore new ideas.
I am constantly inspired by their courage and achievements, especially when tackling very personal issues and I count myself extremely lucky to be on their exciting journeys with them.
If you are beginning to feel a little stuck in your life or business and uninspired about the year ahead, then it’s often hard to know what to do to improve it. However, it’s completely normal to feel like this periodically (even when you know you have a lot to be thankful for) and it’s […]
One of the most valuable resources we have is our time. However, we can often give it away easily to others, rather than using it effectively for ourselves. Here are some ways to protect your time and use it effectively: Allow yourself down time – sometimes as business owners we can feel that we need […]