This post has been inspired by a recent conversation in a Facebook group. The question was motivation or willpower to which I answered not willpower but mindset and here is why.

it takes time to create a successful business

Today while on LinkedIn I came across a share by Keith Hanson owner of local recruitment agency Personnel Placements. According to the article he shared, it takes UK businesses on average more than five months to train a new employee.

Over the past twelve months, I’ve paid particular interest to my own thoughts and feelings and I’m here to tell you mindset is everything. It could be the one thing preventing you from achieving the success you desire and deserve.

slow down to speed up

You’re here, you’re there, you’re everywhere. You’re excited by all that shines, is new and looks like the next best thing in marketing. You’re working every hour and into the night. If this sounds like you, it’s time to slow down.

Your first aid kit for reducing stress

Something I’ve come to realise is that I create my own stress. I get excited by new ideas, systems I want to implement and ‘stuff’ I want to get done in the business. Which puts ME under pressure to achieve. If this sounds like you then read on.

A topic that comes up often with my clients is pricing. The fear of getting it wrong, charging too much or not enough. The issue here is not the price but the importance you put upon it.

Are you sabotaging your business success?

Are you sabotaging your business success by not being in the moment? Having stumbled across the following quote from Jim Carrey it got me thinking that you (we) might be creating our own stress and overwhelm simply by not being in the moment.

what can you learn from the England football team?

A football fan or not, with the World Cup in its second week hard to get away from it. However, there is much we can learn from the England team, a young, hungry team .. at last, I hear you cry (well you would if you’ve watched previous tournaments).

writing blogs with confidence

Blog or news articles on your website are an excellent means of showing up as the expert, sharing your knowledge and becoming a thought leader. The trick (or the difficulty) is coming up with regular content. Here are my top tips.

Today I was with my daughter at her gymnastics class and the impact of words was obvious to me. How you talk about you and your business will have an impact on your business and here is why.

How to prepare for YOUR holiday for maximum benefit to YOU

How do YOU prepare for YOUR holiday for maximum benefit to YOU. You need a holiday and you must take holiday to remain energised in the business. As an entrepreneur preparing for a break can leave you exhausted, anxious and unsure if booking a holiday was even the right decision.

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