Are you up for the Challenge?

Over the last few months I have become increasingly aware of how many of us face new challenges every day and intrigued as to how we face them! Health Issues – I live by the mantra, treat every day as though it’s your last, as you just don’t know what’s around the corner. Recently I’ve had two family members and two friends who have had to face the most challenging health issues and admired each one on how they’ve faced these and where they’ve drawn strength from. Learning New Things – I truly believe we have something to learn every day and try and take what I’ve learned and use it and share my learning with others. Whether it’s IT software, a new job or career, whether it’s starting a new hobby, spending time with children or grandchildren doing their homework – we are having to soak up new information

What to do when you’re feeling stuck!

“When you are stuck in the same routine for months, you stop seeing new opportunities.” Dhaval Gajera When we are feeling stuck we can’t think straight, can’t think of any positives, only negatives, feeding ourselves with all reasons we can’t do something. If only we looked on being stuck in a positive way, instead of this being a bad omen, look upon it as a new beginning, a sign that it’s time to change. It may be changing what you’re doing or the way you’re doing it, but remember, nothing changes if nothing changes. Doing nothing isn’t an option! Not if we want to move forward. So how can we get ourselves unstuck? Here are some tips which might be useful: Listen to your gut instinct, your intuition, and believe in what your heart is telling you. Perhaps it’s telling you it’s time for a change Stop overthinking and over-analysing

How Productive is YOUR business?

Are you productive in your business? If not, what is it that makes you unproductive? If you are, what is it that make you productive? AND, how do you maintain the productivity and keep motivated? These are all questions we hear amongst business owners – how do YOU do it? And often, we think or reflect, why can’t we be like them, how do they make it work and we can’t? What do they have that we don’t – how can they do it and us not? Productivity means efficiency and output, and as we know, to be successful in business means the more output we have the more input we will receive. BUT how do we go about it? Productivity is not just efficiency and output and is much more that increasing revenue, as this only reflects the outcome or the ‘end’ result. We must analyse our business thoroughly,

Getting the Help YOU Need to Succeed!

Are you one of those people who never asks for help? Because you know everything or think you know everything OR don’t want people to think you don’t know everything? Perhaps you’ve asked for help but received wrong or bad advice because you’ve asked the wrong people and wished you hadn’t! You might have wanted to ask for help but didn’t know who to ask. Using a business coach and mentor can help you gain clarity and direction, however, to help you succeed here are some suggestions you might like to consider: Our Behaviour – We might have developed ambitious goals which are unachievable. We need to focus on how we are going to achieve our goal by focusing on the process; be able to adapt and be flexible in how to get what we want. We need to ensure what we do is done well, starting and ending with

What Does Leadership Mean To YOU?

Leaders take responsibility for bringing about change, empowering people to uncover their unrealised potential.   Leaders are influencers able to get the best from their team. They are a good role model who practice what they preach, unafraid of getting their hands dirty, prepared to do what they ask of others. Being a leader isn’t just about setting goals and achieving them, it’s about making an impact and bringing about positive change, being encouraging to others who want to follow because they can see their vision too! Leaders have a vision and can see the big picture; they can imagine them having their vision. They inspire people to act, helping them coordinate their tasks and actions so they are walking with them to achieve the vision together. We know actions speak louder than words; being a leader means getting things done, not just talking about it, but really making a