Category Archives: Living and Learning New Things

The Formula for Getting and Engaging With New Clients

I was asked this week to comment on the following email by the wife of a client, and so I’ve tried to simplify the response as best I can while ensuring the gist of the information is as clear as … Continue reading

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The Consultant’s Journey Towards Early Retirement

Here’s Why you can’t rely on having a job anymore! This is the age of freelancers and consultants and investing in becoming one might be your only option for a healthy retirement. I have two sons. One works for a very large … Continue reading

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Books for Business Owners

I’ve worked with books and around books, and with authors, and helped to shape, publish, and sell a number of great books over the last 10 years. It’s been a privilege to do this – as I believe strongly that … Continue reading

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Serious about Communication

I’m excited about themes.   For the past few years I’ve been coaching and consulting with companies about a range of things, but mostly focused on their marketing and how they communicate their brand to their customers. In 2013 I … Continue reading

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The Need to Keep Learning

Yesterday was a Sunday…  most people get up on a Sunday and go to the park, catch up with friends, some go to Church, and other’s make it a Family Day.   I joined a group of entrepreneurs and invested … Continue reading

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The power of having a great mentor

Later today I’ll be meeting my mentor – one of 3 I have – for a catch up and chat about what I’m doing in my business.    He’s a trained coach and highly skilled at working with entrepreneurs, and … Continue reading

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Yes… but can you DRAW it?

I love whiteboards!  They offer so much scope for getting ideas out of one’s head and onto something tangible, and they are much more easily shared that way too.    And as I sat in a meeting this morning it … Continue reading

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Get Ready to SHINE in 2013

Hey speakers, authors – are you emerging, established, or just thinking about being a PROFESSIONAL EXPERT?   Are you already starting to look at your calendar for next year and consider your bookings, what you want to do, where you … Continue reading

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Are you using all your resources?

When was the last time you checked up on all the tools available to you, or did a quick refresher of  what you can do on some programmes? Did you know that there are fantastic tools like MailChimp you can … Continue reading

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Step One: Sleep On It

Before making any changes, brining in any new big ideas for your business (or your life) and setting a chain of events in motion, create the plan, get it all out from inside your mind (even the crazy big ideas) and then sleep on it. Let rest fuel your creativity in a really positive way and you’ll be amazed at the results.
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