WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT PROCRASTINATION WHILE WAITING OUTSIDE MY YOGA CLASS

While waiting outside my VERY popular Yoga class last week. A fellow class mate and I passed the time with that polite 5-minute chat  which goes like this‘’what do you do, oh interesting, what do you do…” . You know the drill, only, this time, I decided that I would really tell someone what I do,…

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WHO’S OPINION IS SHAPING YOUR LIFE?

Earlier this month I was honoured to be invited to speak at the WOW Talks at We Work Moorgate. Where I shared my story from wake-up call to business owner, which I also shared in my previous blog What my wake-up call taught me about procrastination. There are a number of reasons that as human’s we…

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COMFORT ZONE – TODAY IS THE DAY TO LEAVE IT!

Happy first Wednesday of the New Year! I hope that you are having a great week back to work and a happy start to the New Year. Can you still remember the excitement that you experienced at mid night and again about midday on 1 January 2016 when you told people that this year things were…

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7 ESSENTIAL VIDEOS TO WATCH

In this post I want to recommend the top 7 videos that I watched when I wanted to make my leap into self employment from the corporate world, and the videos that I watch at least once a month to remind me why I do what I do. I also watch them on the days when…

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7 ESSENTIAL BOOKS TO READ

In this post I want to recommend the top 7 books that I read when I wanted to make my leap into self employment from the corporate world, and the books that I read when I was first starting out in business. Recommended Reading: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki and…

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FAIL TO PLAN – PLAN TO FAIL

Don’t get me wrong I am not advocating that you spend days, weeks, months, years even, creating a plan thick enough to act as a door stop. What I am saying is have a plan, have some kind of idea about the business that you want to create/evolve, and the life/lifestyle you want to live…

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YOUR STAGE IS SET – THIS IS NOT A DRESS REHEARSAL

One of the biggest lessons that I have learned this year is that a life without goals is a life that happens to you, and not for you. When you have goals (no matter how simple they may be the first time you do this exercise) you now have something to aim for. In a recent blog that I wrote about Who should…

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YOU DO NOT NEED PERMISSION TO DREAM!

When we were children, we would tell anyone that would listen to us, that we were superheroes with magic powers. Then we got a little older, and we told anyone that would listen to us, that when we were grown up we would be a Doctor, a Dentist, a Fireman/woman, a pilot, a Lawyer, an…

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MAN IN THE ARENA – THEODORE ROOSEVELT

Roman Amphitheatre

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who…

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AN INSPIRATIONAL STORY ABOUT BEING YOURSELF – ‘THE CRACKED POT’

A water bearer had two large pots, each hung on one end of the pole he carried across the back of his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, and while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water at the end of the long walk from…

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