Tag: change

Why Some Goals Don’t Work

Sometimes it’s easy to find excuses for not achieving our goals. Perhaps the goal is not that important: ‘Oh, I’ll sort it next week’. Sometimes it’s too ambitious: ‘You expect me to climb that mountain on my own?’ But there are other reasons why goals work for some and not for others – and the answer is in simplicity…

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What stops you?

Have you ever wondered why some people are successful and others not? Why some are sometimes successful and at other times not?

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How To Make Good Business Decisions

Wife says: “I thought I told you to turn left at the roundabout, but you went straight on.” Husband says: “I thought I knew a better way, possibly a short cut.” Wife says: “Well done. Now we’re lost!”

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How to grow your business

Starting and running a young business single-handedly demands more than simply multi-tasking. But break down these tasks into separate roles and everything comes more focused.

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The Roles of a Business Owner

To run a successful business means to be good in many areas. Starting with developing the right ideas to managing the existing infrastructure and the technical aspect of the day to day work. Each of those areas requires different skills, but all of them together are vital to run a successful business.

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Bankruptcy: what’s next?

Bankruptcy is more than scary. Imagine that all you ever worked for could disappear overnight…just because you didn’t get it right. But treating it as more of a setback and a learning experience can be your inspiration for success in the future.

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Do you really need a Business Coach?

If you want to be successful in business, you need to be the best you can be in your field. But as your start-up gains momentum – and you become increasingly involved in all aspects of the business – how do you acquire the skills and knowledge to survive in the future?

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Goals – The Good and the Bad

Why is it that so many of us are notoriously bad in meeting the goals we set? Of course, we’re only too quick to spout our excuses: lack of motivation, clarity and accountability being the usual suspects. But you can change all that by following four golden rules to set the right goals.

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Becoming the Best Version of You

How do you become a better ‘you’ – especially if you want to improve your job prospects? You don’t need to reinvent yourself as it all starts with a bit of common sense, discovering your true purpose in life and having a clear sense of direction.

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Decisions, Decisions…

Your trusted, but ageing, car has broken down. It’s going to be expensive to repair. Should you scrap it and buy another car? But which make, what model, what colour…how much should you spend? Narrowing down your options makes your decision on the most desirable outcome easier…as Melanie is about to discover.

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My perfect client

Over the last two years, I have worked with a range of people wanting to start a business with varied results. Some went far, started

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Why so many entrepreneurs give up

In spite of all your efforts, there are times when you start to think ‘enough is enough’. The business isn’t turning out how you imagined – and that great business idea isn’t as great as you first thought. But it doesn’t have to be this way. With the right foundations to build upon, it can work!

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Are You Worried About Your Future?

Will I miss my flight? Will I find my perfect partner? It’s easy to become anxious and worried about situations and the unknown. After all, it’s human nature. So what can we do about overcoming these uneasy feelings? Like so many things, prevention is better than cure – and it all begins with taking control.

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Why is change so hard?

Like it or not, change is happening all around us every minute of the day. And there, we have a choice. Go with the flow and accept that those changes will happen anyway. Or become the instigator that puts you in control of the changes you’d like to see in your life? Isn’t it time you had a change of mind?

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The Power of Now

Time is one of the most important facets of our lives. It’s merciless, relentless and impacts what we do and when we do it. But did you know that the most important time is Now? It’s time to find out why…

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The frustration of not going anywhere

Having one of those days? Take heart. According to Thomas Edison, ‘Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration’. But how can we cut down on all the blood, sweat and tears? Here’s how to start turning things around…

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Why don’t you just ask!

Many of us are afraid to ask when we need something. Perhaps we don’t do it because we are afraid to get rejected – or because we just battle on to try to figure things out for ourselves. What stops you from asking for help when you need it?

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Do you have a Business Partner?

You have to admire couples who celebrate 60 or more years of marriage. Personality, loyalty and commitment are among the many reasons for their successful and long term partnership. But how does it work in business? And just how do you find the right partner?

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How can we find happiness, fulfillment and freedom in our ever-changing world?

Like it or not, change is happening all around us. Day turns into night. Spring turns into summer. Ans where time and nature are concerned, we have no control of those changes. In other aspects of our lives we do have the power of change. Not interested in that TV programme? Grab the remote and change it…or just bark out a voice command to your AI device. But what about changes in your life? That takes courage. Have you got what it takes?

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The thing about positive thinking

It’s become a bit of a cliché, but ‘there’s no such thing as a problem, it’s an opportunity’ still holds true today. And that’s because problems simply exist in our minds. It’s the way we think about certain things or situations. We all have the power to change that – and it starts with positive thinking!

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